Canada Border Reopened To All Fully Vaccinated Travelers

By Sierra September 15, 2021 (Updated December 29, 2021) 2 min. read
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Are you ready to travel to Canada? Many foreign nationals have been waiting to get the green light to travel abroad to Canada after almost two years of COVID-19 travel restrictions. This virus really put a damper on many visitor’s plans traveling to Canada but ultimately needed to comply to stop the spread. Recently announced, Canada’s border has now reopened to all fully vaccinated travelers but there are still a few steps and things to get done when doing so.

Who Can Travel to Canada

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who meet the requirements are allowed to now travel to Canada. Travelers from countries outside of Canada who are not fully vaccinated are not able to enter Canada unless they already meet an exemption. Otherwise, they will be denied entry into Canada, may be denied boarding on flights to Canada, and/or face fine consequences.

Do You Qualify As a Fully Vaccinated Traveler?

To qualify for the fully vaccinated traveler exemption, you must: 

Vaccines Accepted

Traveling With Children

Unvaccinated children (under 12 years old)

Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 who are accompanied by travelers who qualify for the fully vaccinated traveler exemption:

Unvaccinated Children (12 to 17 years old)

Unvaccinated youth aged 12 through 17 are subject to the 14-day quarantine, and all testing requirements for pre-entry, arrival, and Day-8 tests, whether or not they are accompanied by travelers who qualify for the fully vaccinated traveler exemption.

Traveling with Unvaccinated Adult Dependents

Dependents age 18 or over who are unvaccinated because of mental or physical limitations must follow all testing and quarantine requirements, even when they are accompanied by parents or guardians who qualify for the fully vaccinated traveler exemption.

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