PC 2020-0185 Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order – Prohibition of Entry into Canada from 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 April 21, 2020. Repealed by PC 2020-0263.


This order is to broaden the scope of persons who are not prohibited from entering Canada while 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:



optional or discretionary purpose | protected person

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