June 22, 2021

Government of Canada is easing its border. Fully vaccinated travelers are exempted from quarantine requirements

Canada is easing border measures for fully-vaccinated travelers who are eligible to enter Canada. As of July 5, 2021,  fully vaccinated travelers to Canada who meet other mandatory requirements, including pre- and on-arrival testing, are no longer required to quarantine at home or stay at an authorized hotel.

fully vaccinated travelers

To be considered fully vaccinated, a traveler must have received the full series of a vaccine  — or combination of vaccines — accepted by the Government of Canada at least 14 days prior to entering Canada. 

Approved COVID-19 Vaccines in Canada
Currently, only the vaccines manufactured by the following are accepted by the Government of Canada:
  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
China's vaccine (SINOVAC), which is mostly used by developing countries, is not yet accepted by the Government of Canada.

For more information and full details, visit https://www.canada.ca/.