PC 2020-0184 Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order – Prohibition of Entry into Canada from any country other than the United States

Date Announced:

March 26, 2020

Active Period:

This Order has effect for the period beginning on March 26, 2020 and ending on June 30, 2020. Repealed by PC 2020-0441.


This order is to broaden the list of foreign nationals who are permitted entry to Canada by any mode of travel by supporting Canada’s continued focus on reducing the introduction and further spread of COVID-19.

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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