Federal pandemic restrictions end at midnight this Friday
No more masking on planes or requirement for vaccination or ArriveCAN App to enter Canada as of Saturday
September 26, 2022, 11:55 am
The federal government of Canada has officially announced the removal of all COVID-19 entry restrictions, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, effective October 1, 2022, this Saturday.
The removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number of factors, including lower hospitalization and death rates from COVID-19.
Effective October 1, 2022, all travellers, regardless of citizenship, will no longer have to:
submit public health information through the ArriveCAN app or website;
provide proof of vaccination;
undergo pre- or on-arrival testing;
carry out COVID-19-related quarantine or isolation;
monitor and report if they develop signs or symptoms of COVID-19 upon arriving to Canada.
Transport Canada is also removing existing travel requirements. As of October 1, 2022, travellers will no longer be required to:
undergo health checks for travel on air and rail; or
wear masks on planes and trains.
Cruise measures are also being lifted, and travellers will no longer be required to have pre-board tests, be vaccinated, or use ArriveCAN.