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Smart and secure border tools for travel and trade

From: Canada Border Services Agency

Exemptions ending for certain travellers entering Canada

Effective , some foreign national travellers who were previously allowed to enter Canada without being fully vaccinated will now be required to be fully vaccinated in order to enter Canada. There will also be changes to testing and quarantine exemptions for certain travellers, regardless of citizenship, entering Canada.

Find out if you can enter Canada

COVID-19: Global travel advisory

Effective : Avoid non-essential travel outside Canada, regardless of your vaccination status. Omicron travel health notice

We're working with the latest technologies to help people and goods move across the border more seamlessly and securely.

Travel-related border technology

Use mandatory ArriveCAN to enter Canada

You must use the ArriveCAN online or mobile app to submit contact, travel information and proof of vaccination before entering Canada.

Pre-arrival customs and immigration declaration

Upload your customs declaration online and in advance. An initiative to modernize the travel experience at select airports.

Arrival kiosks

Verify your identity and make an on-screen customs declaration at Canada's major international airports.

Estimate land border wait times with the CanBorder app

Use the CanBorder app to plan where and when to cross the U.S. border.

Land border eGates for NEXUS members

Use your NEXUS card to get touchless, faster border services at select land U.S border crossings.

Airport kiosks and eGates for NEXUS members

Expedited arrival processing technology for NEXUS members.

Trade-related border technology

Share commercial data digitally

Electronic data interchange (EDI) enables the exchange of information between and within businesses, organizations, government entities and other groups.

Digitized system for managing commercial imports

The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management portal (CARM) helps you estimate and pay duties and taxes, request, track rulings and more.

Transmit commercial data in advance

The eManifest portal enables highway carriers and freight forwarders to transmit pre-arrival (advance) commercial information electronically.

Electronic reporting system for Canadian exporters

The Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS) portal allows you to submit export documents electronically.


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