COVID-19: Stricter rules for foreign nationals transiting through Canada to Alaska

Date Announced:

July 31, 2020

Active Period:

July 31, 2020, at 12:01 am PDT until further notice.


The Canada Border Services Agency is announcing that as of July 31, 2020, at 12:01 am PDT stricter rules and additional entry conditions will be imposed on travellers transiting through Canada to Alaska for a non-discretionary purpose. These measures are put in place to further reduce the risk of introduction of COVID-19 cases and to minimize the amount of time that in-transit travellers are in Canada.

Departments and Agencies:

Canada Border Services Agency

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



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