Canada extends vaccination requirement for foreigners to enter the country

Canada has extended the vaccination requirement for foreigners to enter the country

So, until On June 30, all travelers, regardless of point of entry, must upload vaccination certificates and additional travel information to the ArriveCan app. This must be done at least 72 hours prior to travel.

A Canadian government announcement states: “If you do not provide your travel information and proof of vaccination with ArriveCAN, you may be fined $5,000».

This is the only thing to “remember” about. vaccinated tourists before traveling to Canada, as pre-tests for them have been officially canceled since April.

Currently, the Canadian government has approved nine types of vaccines, including those from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. A minimum of 14 days must elapse after the final dose of vaccine.

Partially vaccinated or unvaccinatedtourists are still banned from entering Canada until at least July. Depending on the current situation with new infections, the ban may be extended.

Children between the ages of 5 and 11 are exempt from vaccination and testing requirements if they are accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult. Entry requirements do not apply to persons under the age of 5.

On arrival at certain airports, travelers may be selected for testing for COVID-19 at random. The list includes Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Montreal Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport (YUL), and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).

“We remind you that vaccinated travelers arriving in Canada from any country may be required to undergo a molecular test for COVID-19 if they are selected for mandatory random testing,” — representatives of the Canadian government said earlier. At the same time, it is not necessary to wait for the test results in quarantine mode.

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