Canada to implement new testing and Quarantine measures to reduce COVID-19 infection related to non-essential international air travel

Date Announced:

January 29, 2021


Canadians are strongly advised to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel plans outside of Canada. Now is not the time to travel. Additionally, air travellers who decide to travel for non-essential reasons will face new expenses when they return to Canada. This is in addition to providing proof of a negative pre-departure test.

Departments and Agencies:

Transport Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



non-essential travel | travel restrictions