COVID-19 Information – Canada

Last updated October 4, 2022 at 1:50 pm EST.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Country-Specific Information:

For all travelers entering Canada on or after October 1, 2022:

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required
  • COVID-19 pre-entry and arrival tests are not required
  • Quarantine after you enter Canada is not required
  • Using ArriveCAN is not required
    • If you’re flying into Toronto Pearson, Vancouver, or Montréal-Trudeau international airports, you can still use ArriveCAN to complete your Advance CBSA Declaration to save time upon arrival
  • Pre-boarding tests for cruise passengers are not required
  • As always, travel documents are required
  • Health checks to board planes and trains are not required
  • Wearing masks on planes and trains is not required

Please consult https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid for updated information on Canadian travel requirements.  Please visit this website for additional information on health regulations in Saint Pierre et Miquelon (a French overseas territory).

  • Are either PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Canada? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
  • COVID-19 testing is available throughout Canada for medical purposes. Costs for private testing for travel purposes vary widely and can exceed $300.
  • This Government of Canada website contains information about COVID-19 testing in Canada and includes a link to the COVID-19 information websites of each province and territory.
  • If you are seeking COVID-19 testing solely to comply with air travel requirements to the United States or other countries, you should check with your air carrier or travel representative for the latest information.
  • Has the government of Canada approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Canada for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
  • Which vaccines are available in Canada?  This Government of Canada website provides information about COVID-19 vaccines in Canada.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
  • The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens?  No
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?  No
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No
  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes

U.S. Embassy Ottawa
490 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
613-688-5335
OttawaACS@state.gov
https://ca.usembassy.gov/

U.S. Consulate General Montreal
1134 Rue Ste- Catherine West
Montréal, Quebec H3B 1H4
Canada
Telephone: +1 (514) 398-9695
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +1 (416) 645-9124
Fax: +1 (514) 398-9748
Email: Montreal-ACS@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Toronto
360 University Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1S4
Canada
Telephone: +1 (416) 595-1700
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +1 (416) 595-6506
Fax: +1 (416) 595-5466
Email: TorontoPassport@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Vancouver
1075 West Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6E 2M6
Canada
Telephone: +1 (604) 685-4311
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +1 (604) 685-4311
Fax: +1 (604) 685-7175
Email: vancouverACS@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Halifax
Purdy’s Wharf Tower II
1969 Upper Water Street, Suite 904
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3R7
Canada
Telephone: +1 (902) 429-2480
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +1 (902) 429-2480, Press 1
Fax: +1 (902) 423-6861
Email: Halifax-ACS@state.gov

U.S. Consulate Winnipeg
201 Portage Avenue, Suite 860
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3K6
Canada
Telephone: +1 (204) 940-1800
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +1 (403) 266-8962 and press “0” for assistance (Consulate General Calgary)
Fax: +1 (204) 940-1809

U.S. Consulate General Quebec 
2, rue de la Terrasse Dufferin
(Vieux Quebec, behind Chateau Frontenac)
Quebec, Quebec G1R 4T9
Canada
Telephone: +1 (418) 692-2095
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +1 (418) 692-2096
Fax: +1 (418) 692-4640
Email: quebecacs@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Calgary 
615 Macleod Trail S.E.,
10th Floor
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4T8
Canada
Telephone: +1 (403) 266-8962
Fax: +1 (403) 264-6630
Email: Calgary-ACS@state.gov

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