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Important updates for travelling to Canada

This information was last updated on April 9, 2022. Travel restrictions, resting and quarantine requirements may change without notice.

For the most up-to-date information, visit Canada Public Health & Travel, testing, and borders.

For information specific to UFV, visit Return to campus.

March 17 - Government of Canada will remove pre-entry test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers on April 1

As of April 1, 2022

  • pre-entry testing will no longer be required for fully vaccinated travellers to travel to Canada
  • you may be selected for mandatory random testing on arrival but will not be required to quarantine while waiting for test results
  • testing requirements will not change for partially or unvaccinated travellers.

February 15 - Government of Canada lightens border measures as part of transition of the pandemic response 

As of February 28, 2022

  • travellers have the option to use a COVID-19 rapid antigen test result taken the day prior to their scheduled flight or arrival at the land border
  • on-arrival testing for fully vaccinated travellers have been eased and quarantine while waiting for test results will no longer be required
  • measures for unvaccinated travellers remain unchanged

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