The Government of Canada will be moving forward with a two-pronged approach to Quarantine requirements for TFWs

Date Announced:

March 21, 2021

Active Period:

March 21, 2021 until further notice.


This will apply to TFWs with work visas in agriculture, agri-food, fish and seafood sectors based on their final destination:(a) Asymptomatic TFWs will be able to travel directly to their place of Covid Prevention Measures>Quarantine after getting a COVID-19 test at the airport provided they travel by private transportation and are accompanied only by others who travelled with them to Canada; (b) TFWs who will need to travel by public means of transportation to a secondary location upon arrival in Canada will be required to stay in a GAA and await the results of their COVID-19 test.

Departments and Agencies:

Economic and Social Development Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Temporary foreign workers

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