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Before You Return

From: Canada Border Services Agency

2022-04-01

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Text on screen: This video is for: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, persons registered under the Indian Act. Get informed and know before you go.

Border Services Officer Tamara Lopez on screen.

Tamara: Are you coming back from a trip abroad or running errands in the United States? No matter how long you’ve been away, get informed as there are things you need to do before returning to Canada. Here’s what you need to know before you go.

ArriveCAN logo on screen, ArriveCAN receipt on screen. Map of Canada on screen.

Text on Screen: submit your information in ArriveCAN. print or take a screenshot.

Unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons registered under the Indian Act, you must: submit your information in ArriveCAN, provide proof of one of three accepted pre-entry COVID-19 test results:
1. negative professionally administered or observed rapid antigen test
2. negative molecular test
3. positive molecular test
Details at travel.gc.ca/travel-covid, quarantine on arrival, take a test on arrival and on Day-8.

Fully vaccinated: randomly asked to take a test on arrival, but you won’t have to quarantine.

Tamara’s voice over.

Tamara: You must submit your information in ArriveCAN before arriving in Canada through the free App or the website.

When you submit, a receipt will be displayed and emailed to you. You should print or take a screenshot of this receipt and bring it with you when you travel.

If you are flying or taking a cruise, you will need to submit and show your ArriveCAN receipt before boarding.

If you are an unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person registered under the Indian Act, you must provide proof of a pre-entry COVID-19 test before entering Canada.

There are three accepted types of test and specific conditions apply to each, so make sure to get all the details. You must also quarantine and take a test on arrival and on Day-8.

If you are fully vaccinated, you may still be randomly asked to take a test on arrival, but you won’t have to quarantine.

Border Services Officer Tamara Lopez on screen.

Text on screen: cbsa-asfc.gc.ca, Passport, ArriveCAN receipt, Proof of vaccination, travel.gc.ca.

Tamara: As you pack your bags, make sure to visit the Canada Border Services Agency website. It will tell you about declaring your goods and what items you cannot bring into Canada.

You may experience delays at the border due to the public health measures. Help speed up processing times by coming prepared - have your passport, ArriveCAN receipt and proof of vaccination ready.

We thank you for your patience and your collaboration.

Visit travel.gc.ca for more information.

Safe travels!

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