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Canada Travel Update- Fully vaccinated travellers no longer need Covid-19 Test

April 09 , 2022 By Rajneesh Kumar

Canada Travel Update- Fully vaccinated travellers no longer need Covid-19 Test

From April 1, 2022, fully vaccinated travellers to Canada no longer need a pre-arrival COVID-19 test for entering Canada by air, land or water. However, they still need to submit their proof of vaccination, quarantine plan and travel information on the ArriveCAN app within 72 hours before their arrival in Canada.

Who Is Accepted as a Fully Vaccinated Traveller to Canada?

To qualify as a fully vaccinated traveller to Canada, an applicant must:

  • have received at least 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine accepted by Canada for travel, a mix of 2 accepted vaccines
    • or at least 1 dose of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine
  • have received a second dose at least 14 days before entering Canada
    • For instance, if the applicant's second dose were administered anytime on Thursday, July 1, then Thursday, July 15 would be the first day that they meet the 14-day condition
  • have no COVID-19 symptoms or signs
  • follow all the essentials pre-entry testing and entry requirements
    • upload vaccination proof in ArriveCAN (If not in English or French, get a certified translation)
    • complete ArriveCAN submission and have ArriveCAN receipt with the letter I, V, or A beside their name
    • complete arrival test (if selected)

Which are the Accepted Vaccines by the Canadian government?

Following Covid-19 vaccines are accepted by the Canadian Government for travel to and within Canada:

  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222)
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C)
  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson
  • Moderna (Spikevax, mRNA-1273) including for children aged 6 to 11 years
  • Novavax (NVX-COV2373, Nuvaxovid, Covovax)
  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2) including for children aged 5 to 11 years
  • Sinopharm BIBP (BBIBP-CorV)
  • Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc)

For more information or to apply for Canadian immigration in 2022, you may talk to our certified Canada migration advisor on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or drop an e-mail at info@canadapravenue.com.

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