Travel Restrictions Entering Nova Scotia From Ontario

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

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Travelers are allowed to enter Nova Scotia.

Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Before boarding an aircraft for a flight between two points in Canada or a flight to Canada departing from any other country, every traveler must confirm to the private operator or air carrier operating the flight that they understand that they may be subject to a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 taken by the provincial or territorial government with jurisdiction where the destination aerodrome for that flight is located or by the federal government.

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6/30/2021
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

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Travelers are not required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result when traveling to Nova Scotia from other provinces.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Travelers must show proof of vaccination if traveling to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada and were fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival in Nova Scotia.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received the full course of vaccination or a combination of vaccines Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Covishield), or Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), or a complete series of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the World Health Organization at least 14 days before departure to Nova Scotia.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

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Mandatory

Mandatory Safe Check-in Form

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Travelers arriving from another Canadian province or territory must complete a Safe Check-in Form before traveling to Nova Scotia.

After completing the form, travelers will receive a confirmation email (travelers need to show this when arriving at the border). Travelers can’t enter the province until they receive approval. Please find age requirement details in the linked source.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers arriving from outside Canada and registered with ArriveCAN;
  • Travelers from Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island or Newfoundland and Labrador following the COVID-19 Atlantic Canada Travel Protocol;
  • Travelers who have a compassionate or business exception from self-isolation.
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Mandatory

Travelers departing from Ontario airports require proof of vaccination

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Travelers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels in voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure.

Travelers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them.

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This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months. For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Travelers who have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arriving in Nova Scotia do not need to quarantine on arrival.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers above the age of 2 must wear masks in most indoor public places.

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