PC2022-0836 Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order

Date Announced:

June 25, 2022

Active Period:

June 27 to September 30, 2022


This order is to (1) support Canada’s continued focus on reducing the introduction and further spread of COVID-19 by decreasing the risk of importing cases from outside the country; (2) continue to prohibit entry of foreign nationals, with some limited exceptions, and if they have reasonable grounds to suspect they have COVID-19, if they have signs and symptoms of COVID-19, or if they know they have COVID-19; (3) merge the two emergency Orders in Council, which prohibited the entry of certain foreign nationals into Canada and imposed testing, isolation, quarantine, and other requirements to prevent the introduction or spread of COVID-19 in Canada; and 4) maintain all requirements for unvaccinated travellers subject to limited exceptions, to have a valid COVID-19 negative test result before entering Canada, to undergo testing when entering and once again later in the 14-day post-entry period, and to quarantine upon entry into Canada.

Departments and Agencies:

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

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:


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