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Canada Travel Restrictions

85.94% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 85.87% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Canada.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Canada without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Canada for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Canada entry details and exceptions

Vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Canada.

If you received your vaccines outside Canada, it’s still accepted but proof of vaccination must be uploaded digitally in ArriveCAN and must only be in French or English, or certified translation into French or English. Accepted COVID-19 vaccines in Canada are Pfizer BioNTech,Moderna,AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD and Janssen/Johnson and Johnson.

Vaccination is required for travel within and out of Canada. traveler must 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. Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or individuals registered under the Indian Act who depart and re-enter Canada by land or by air within 72 hours of leaving the country do not have to provide a pre-entry molecular test result.


Outgoing travel to CanadaTravelling from India to Canada

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Canada.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Children under 12 years old, traveling with fully vaccinated adults, will continue to be exempt from quarantine, without any prescribed conditions limiting their activities. other exemptions include a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.
Unvaccinated travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.
Fully vaccinated travelers must have received the full course of vaccination, or a combination of vaccines Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca(Covishield), or Janssenat least 14 days before arrival in Canada. Travelers arriving in Canada from any country, who qualify as fully vaccinated, will be randomly selected for arrival testing
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from India will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.

Return travelReturning to India from Canada

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Canada are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

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