International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Canada From Egypt is Allowed with Additional Requirements

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Fully vaccinated travelers who have completed the full course of vaccination with a Government of Canada-accepted vaccine at least 14 days before arrival in Canada are allowed to enter Canada.

The Government of Canada might change this recommendation without prior notice. Please continue to check restrictions prior to travel.

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Canadian Government
Start Date
9/27/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must have a vaccination certificate in English, French, or with a certified translation. The certificate must be uploaded digitally into the ArriveCAN app and must contain all details required.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received the full course of vaccination, or a combination of vaccines Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Covishield), or Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) at least 14 days before arrival in Canada.

Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 are still required to have a full course of one of the accepted vaccines to be considered fully vaccinated.

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

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Mandatory

Mandatory contact information form via ArriveCAN

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All travelers are required to submit a quarantine plan and a COVID-19 "self-assessment" a maximum of 72 hours before arrival. The information must be submitted digitally through the ArriveCAN app.

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Anyone who cannot submit the information through the app, because of a disability or “inadequate infrastructure,” will need to contact the government using a toll-free telephone number prior to starting their trip.

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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 molecular test (PCR, RT-PCR, NAAT, LAMP) result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before the departure of their last direct flight to Canada.

Antigen tests are not accepted.

Travelers arriving via land border must provide a test taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Canada.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • Travelers connecting to other international destinations;
  • Travelers who have previously tested positive for COVID-19, however, must provide proof of a positive COVID-19 molecular test taken between 14 and 180 days prior to departure;
  • Crew members;
  • Essential services;
  • Emergency services;
  • National security or interest;
  • Special exemptions.

Please see the source for more details about the exemptions.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
  • A Lamp Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
  • A Nucleic Acid Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
  • A Molecular Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
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In Transit

Not Required

No quarantine is required for transit

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Description

Travelers with flight connections in Canada to third countries are exempt from the quarantine requirement as long as they remain in the international departure area.

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Not Required

No proof of a negative COVID-19 test results for transit

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Travelers with flight connections in Canada to third countries are exempt from any COVID-19 test requirement as long as they remain in the international departure area.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers with valid proof of vaccination are not required to quarantine upon arrival in Canada.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory during travel and in some provinces

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Travelers must wear masks in all airports and in-flight. Travelers must also wear a mask in public in some provinces and cities. For more information about regional mask requirements, please check the source.

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Canadian Government
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Canada.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
79.98
Increased by-18.13
at 10/16/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.40%
Increased by-0.40%
at 10/14/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77.58%
Increased by77.58%
at 10/16/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
29,532,990
Increased by29,532,990
at 10/16/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.95
Increased by0.00
at 10/12/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the province or territory you are visiting. Further details by province can be found at https://www.canada.ca/en/...
Last Checked
10/16/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Recommended
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Face masks are required in indoor public spaces, enclosed environments and recommended when social distancing rules cannot be respected.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating with limited services. Some regions require passengers to wear a face mask while on public transport.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Restaurants may be closed in high-risk areas to limit the rate of transmission.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Bars may be closed in high-risk areas to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Nightclubs may be closed in high-risk areas to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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Restrictions in place
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Essential shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses may be closed in high-risk areas to limit the rate of transmission.

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