On September 7, new measures for fully vaccinated international travellers to Canada will come into force

Date Announced:

September 3, 2021

Active Period:

September 7, 2021 until further notice.


The Government of Canada will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals meeting the conditions to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) purposes starting on September 7, 2021. This decision is based on the latest available data, scientific evidence and epidemiological situation both in Canada and internationally.

Departments and Agencies:

Canada Border Services Agency

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



fully vaccinated travellers | optional or discretionary purpose | travel restrictions

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