COVID-19 pre-boarding test requirements for air travel from China, Hong Kong and Macao

Date Announced:

January 5, 2023

Active Period:

Until further notice.


As of 12:01am January 5 (EST), 2023: All air travellers 2 years of age and older, taking a flight originating from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao that lands in Canada must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status.

Departments and Agencies:

Public Health Agency of Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



China; Hong Kong; Macao

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