PC 2020-0162 Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease in Canada Order – Prohibition of Entry into Canada from any country other than the United States

Date Announced:

March 22, 2020

Active Period:

This Order has effect for the period beginning on March 22, 2020 and ending on June 30, 2020. Repealed by P.C. 2020-0184.


This order is to enhance recent border measures to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 coronavirus disease from being transmitted by travellers entering Canada from foreign countries by defining certain exceptions.

Departments and Agencies:

Health Canada | Privy Council Office | Public Health Agency of Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



essential service | exceptions | national interest

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