Public Health Agency of Canada to begin COVID-19 testing at land borders

Date Announced:

February 20, 2021

Active Period:

February 22, 2021 until further notice.


As of February 22, 2021, travellers entering Canada at the land border will be required to take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival as well as toward the end of their 14-day Covid Prevention Measures>Quarantine. Finally, at the same time on February 22, 2021, all travellers, whether arriving by land or air will be required to submit their travel and contact information, including a suitable Covid Prevention Measures>Quarantine plan, electronically via ArriveCAN before crossing the border or boarding a flight.

Departments and Agencies:

Public Health Agency of Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



ArriveCAN | contact tracing

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