International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Venezuela to Canada.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
75.98
Decreased by1.66
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
80.65%
Increased by1.22%
at 12/3/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

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

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 molecular test (PCR, RT-PCR, NAAT, RT-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.

Canadians or individuals who have right of entry, qualify as fully vaccinated travelers and who re-enter Canada within 72 hours of leaving, won’t have to provide a pre-entry molecular test result. This will also apply to their accompanying children under 12, regardless of whether or not the children are vaccinated.

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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. They must provide proof of a positive COVID-19 molecular test taken between 14 and 180 days prior to departure;
  • Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or individuals registered under the Indian Act who depart and re-enter Canada within 72 hours of leaving;
  • 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 Nucleic Acid Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
  • A Molecular Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
  • A Rt Lamp Test Up To 72 hours Before Final Boarding
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Canadian Government
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Mandatory

Mandatory contact information form via ArriveCAN

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Description

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.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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Canadian Government
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers 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 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 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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Government of Canada
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In Transit

Not Required

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

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

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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Government of Canada
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Not Required

No quarantine is required for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
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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Government of Canada
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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Vaccinated travelers may be randomly selected for the border testing surveillance program on arrival in Canada. Travelers are not required to quarantine while awaiting test results. If selected, travelers must take the test or will be subject to quarantine and penalties/fines.

If the test is positive, travelers must submit to quarantine immediately and contact local public health authorities.

In the coming days, all fully vaccinated travelers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travelers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test. No specific date was announced by the Canadian government so far, our page will be updated as soon as more information is released.

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Travelers may receive notifications from ArriveCAN. If qualified for the fully vaccinated exemption, travelers may ignore these notifications.

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Canadian Government
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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusiness
Description

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

In the coming days, all fully vaccinated travelers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travelers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test. No specific date was announced by the Canadian government so far, our page will be updated as soon as more information is released.

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Government of Canada
Start Date
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory during travel and in some provinces

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Description

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
Start Date
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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
75.98
Decreased by1.66
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.20%
Increased by-0.10%
at 12/2/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
80.65%
Increased by1.22%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
30,700,432
Increased by464,837
at 12/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.07
Increased by-0.01
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the province or territory you are visiting. Further details can be found at https://www.canada.ca/en/...
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Recommended
Severity
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Face masks are recommended in indoor public spaces, enclosed environments and recommended when social distancing rules cannot be respected. Face masks may be required depending on the province or territory visited.

Public transportation

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating with limited services. Some provinces or territories may require passengers to wear a face mask while on public transport.

Restaurants

Status
Open
Severity
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Restaurants are open but further restrictions may be in place, such as capacity limits, reduced opening hours, or contact tracing, depending on the the province or territory visited.

Bars

Status
Open
Severity
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Bars are open but further restrictions may be in place, such as capacity limits, reduced opening hours, or contact tracing, depending on the the province or territory visited.

Nightclubs

Status
Open
Severity
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Nightclubs are open but further restrictions may be in place, such as bans on dancing, capacity limits, reduced opening hours, or contact tracing, depending on the the province or territory visited.

Shops

Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Further restrictions may be in place depending on the the province or territory visited.

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