Temperature screening to be required for travellers at Canadian airports

Date Announced:

June 12, 2020

Active Period:

July 9, 2020 in three phases until further notice.


The Government of Canada will now require temperature screenings for all passengers travelling to Canada or travellers departing Canadian airports for either international or domestic destinations.

For international flights to Canada, air operators must conduct temperature screenings at the point of departure, unless the local authority has an equivalent measure in place, in addition to the existing required health check questions for symptoms prior to boarding.

Departments and Agencies:

Transport Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



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