Government of Canada expands restrictions to international travel by land and air

Date Announced:

February 15, 2021

Active Period:

February 15, 2021 until further notice.


For travellers arriving to Canada by land, as of February 15, 2021, all travellers, with some exceptions, will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test result taken in the United States within 72 hours of pre-arrival, or a positive test taken 14 to 90 days prior to arrival. In addition, as of February 22, 2021, travellers entering Canada at the land border will be required to take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival as well as toward the end of their 14-day Covid Prevention Measures>Quarantine.

Departments and Agencies:

Public Health Agency of Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



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