On August 9th, new public health measures will come into force affecting travel to Canada

Date Announced:

August 9, 2021

Active Period:

12:01 a.m. EDT until further notice.


Beginning on August 9th, 2021, fully vaccinated United States (U.S.) citizens and permanent residents will be eligible to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) reasons, such as tourism, if they satisfy certain mandatory requirements.

Departments and Agencies:

Canada Border Services Agency

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



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