COVID-19 Guidance for Travellers

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Alberta

From Rocky Mountains to prairie land, all with a distinctly western feel.

From Rocky Mountains to prairie land, all with a distinctly western feel.

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Saskatchewan

World class fishing, canoeing, wildlife, and distinct urban landscapes all under the canvas of breathtaking skies.

World class fishing, canoeing, wildlife, and distinct urban landscapes all under the canvas of breathtaking skies.

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Manitoba

Take in the cultural icons of Winnipeg or meet polar bears and the wonders of the North.

Take in the cultural icons of Winnipeg or meet polar bears and the wonders of the North.

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Ontario

Exciting urban life in the south gives way to the charm of the Great Lakes and the North.

Exciting urban life in the south gives way to the charm of the Great Lakes and the North.

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Quebec

Become lost in the magic of Montreal and Quebec City, and discover the natural wonder of the St Lawrence and beyond.

Become lost in the magic of Montreal and Quebec City, and discover the natural wonder of the St Lawrence and beyond.

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New Brunswick

Witness the highest tides in the world, explore amazing scenic drives, ad be inspired by original beauty.

Witness the highest tides in the world, explore amazing scenic drives, ad be inspired by original beauty.

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Nova Scotia

Take in year-round surfing and sea kayaking, wineries and markets, and the world famous Cape Breton Island

Take in year-round surfing and sea kayaking, wineries and markets, and the world famous Cape Breton Island

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Prince Edward Island

Stunning sand beaches, green pastoral landscape and a unique island way of life.

Stunning sand beaches, green pastoral landscape and a unique island way of life.

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Newfoundland & Labrador

18,000 miles of rugged coastline, including Gros Morne National Park, will leave you speechless.

18,000 miles of rugged coastline, including Gros Morne National Park, will leave you speechless.

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Yukon

Iconic wilderness parks in the land of the midnight sun and a vibrant First Nations culture.

Iconic wilderness parks in the land of the midnight sun and a vibrant First Nations culture.

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Northwest Territories

Witness the magic of the Northern Lights, explore vast national parks and hook the catch of a lifetime in the beating heart of the north.

Witness the magic of the Northern Lights, explore vast national parks and hook the catch of a lifetime in the beating heart of the north.

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Nunavut

Experience the True North and the Inuit way of life while exploring vast expanses of pristine wilderness.

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British Columbia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation for domestic travellers entering British Columbia.

No self-isolation upon entering British Columbia for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering British Columbia, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering British Columbia. Some Indigenous communities in BC are not welcoming visitors at this time. Indigenous Tourism BC has a list of Indigenous experiences in the province that are currently open and welcoming visitors.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to British Columbia provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access events of all sizes, as well some services and businesses. See the full list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout British Columbia in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Province-wide: People aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to attend indoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals, which is limited to household members plus a maximum 10 guests or one additional household.

Additional measures in Northern Health region: People aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to attend outdoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals, which is limited to household members plus maximum 25 people.

Restaurants & Dining

Province-wide: Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access all restaurants, cafes and pubs. Patrons are required to remain seated with a maximum 6 people per table. Bars, nightclubs and lounges that do not offer food services are closed.

Additional measures in Northern Health region: Alcohol cannot be served between 10pm and 9am. Fast food restaurants and unlicensed cafes without table service can either offer takeout only or require people aged 12 and older to provide proof of full vaccination. 

Activities & Attractions

Province-wide: Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access events of all sizes, as well as some services and businesses. See the full list here.

Indoor events at venues are limited to 50% capacity. This includes concerts, movie theatres, performance spaces and sports events.

Alberta

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Alberta.

No self-isolation upon entering Alberta for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Alberta, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Alberta.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Alberta provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - People aged 12 and older are required to show proof of full vaccination (with the second dose received at least 2 weeks earlier) or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption to access non-essential businesses and events that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program. Businesses that do not implement this program have additional restrictions.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and on public transit. 

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are exempt from the Restrictions Exemption Program. However people must be with household members only or 2 close contacts for those living alone. Amenities at accommodation establishments are limited to 33% maximum capacity.

Restaurants & Dining

All licenced establishments, including restaurants, bars and nightclubs that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program are limited to maximum 10 people per table, with no mingling between tables. Liquor service ends at 11pm and establishments must close at 12:30am.  To access, people are required to show proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption.

For establishments that do not implement the Restrictions Exemption Program, indoor dining is not permitted, outdoor dining is permitted for 1 household with up to 6 people per table or 2 close contacts for those living alone. Liquor sales must end at 10pm and consumption by 11pm. 

Activities & Attractions

Retail businesses are exempt from the Restrictions Exemption Program. However, capacity is restricted to 33% maximum capacity and people must be with household members only or 2 close contacts if they live alone.

All entertainment businesses and entities, including casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums and galleries that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program are limited to maximum 50% capacity if the venue sears more than 1,000 people and 500 people if the venue seats between 500 and 1,000 people. Venues under 500 people have no capacity restrictions. To access, people are required to show proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption.

Businesses and entities that do not implement the Restrictions Exemption Program are restricted to 33% maximum capacity and people must be with household members only or 2 close contacts if they live alone.

Saskatchewan

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Saskatchewan.

No self-isolation upon entering Saskatchewan for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Saskatchewan, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Saskatchewan.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Saskatchewan provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required for people aged 12 and older to access some businesses and event venues. See the full list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout Saskatchewan in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required at point of entry for people aged 12 and older to access event and entertainment venues, including casinos, movie theatres, concert and live-music venues, museums, and indoor facilities hosting ticketed sporting events. See the full list here.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required at point of entry for people aged 12 and older to access event and entertainment venues, including casinos, movie theatres, concert and live-music venues, museums, and indoor facilities hosting ticketed sporting events.

Manitoba

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Manitoba for fully vaccinated domestic travellers. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated domestic travellers must complete a 14-day self-isolation. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated domestic travellers are exempt from self-isolation.

No self-isolation upon entering Manitoba for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Manitoba, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for fully vaccinated domestic travellers entering Manitoba. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated domestic travellers are required to self-isolate.

Travel to and from northern Manitoba is restricted, with exceptions for those who are fully vaccinated, those who are travelling directly to cottages, provincial parks, campgrounds or hunting and fishing lodges, and other specific exceptions.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Manitoba provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - All regions in Manitoba are in the orange (restricted) response level.

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination to attend certain businesses and events. See the full list here

Masks are mandatory throughout Manitoba in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination for indoor and outdoor dining at all restaurants, bars and other licenced establishments.

Proof of vaccination is required for dine-in at food courts.

All restaurants, bars, breweries and breweries can operate at 50% capacity or 250 people, whichever is lower. Patrons are required to remain seated with a maximum 10 people per table. Liquor service must end at 10pm.

Activities & Attractions

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination to attend certain businesses and events. See the full list here.

Retail can open with capacity restrictions in place to allow for 2 metre physical distancing. In the Southern Health region, retail is limited to 50% capacity.

Sports events, performing arts events, concert halls, seasonal events, museums, galleries, movie theatres and casinos can operate at 50% capacity or 250 people, whichever is lower.

Ontario

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation required for domestic travellers entering Ontario.

No self-isolation upon entering Ontario for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Ontario, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Ontario. 

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Ontario provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Ontario is in a Modified Step 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen. Proof of identification and of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. Limited exemptions apply. Find additional details here.

As of January 4, Ontario requires the use of the enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code for individuals and the Verify Ontario app for businesses in settings where proof of vaccination is required. The QR code can be used digitally or by printing a paper copy.

People must wear a mask or face covering that covers their mouth, nose and chin, with limited exceptions. Mask requirements are in place for indoor areas of businesses or organizations that are open, indoor organized public events, some outdoor public events or settings, and within 2 metres of any individuals not part of their household.

Hotels & Accommodation

As of January 5: Accommodations are open with public health and safety measures in place. Indoor recreational facilities at hotels and similar establishments are closed.

Short-term rentals are only open to those in need of housing.

Other restrictions may apply.

Restaurants & Dining

As of January 5: Restaurants, bars and other food or drink establishments, including those with dance floors (such as nightclubs), are closed for indoor dining. Outdoor dining can have up to 10 people per table and patrons must remain seated.

Establishments can open for in-person service from 5am to 11pm only; take-out, drive-through and delivery are permitted at any time.

Liquor can only be sold or served until 10 pm and no consumption of liquor is permitted after 11pm.

Food courts in shopping malls are closed.

Other restrictions may apply.

Activities & Attractions

As of January 5: All retailers and shopping malls are limited to 50% capacity. Indoor areas are closed for concert venues, theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions, amusement parks, waterparks, tour and guide services including boat tours, fairs, rural exhibitions and festivals. Outdoor areas of these venues can operate with restrictions.

Casinos and other gaming establishments are closed.

Saunas and steam rooms are closed.

Outdoor drive-in or drive-through venues can operate with restrictions.

Other restrictions may apply.

Quebec

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - Travellers entering Nunavik and James Bay may be required to self-isolate.

No self-isolation required for all other domestic travellers entering Quebec.

No self-isolation upon entering Quebec for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Quebec, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Travel to Nunavik and James Bay is restricted to essential travel only.

No other travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Quebec.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Quebec provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - All regions are in Level 1 – Vigilance (green) of Quebec’s regional alert system.

A vaccine passport is required by Quebec residents aged 13 and older to access many events, services and businesses. See the full list here. People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

Masks are mandatory throughout Quebec in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 10 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of December 31: All restaurant dining rooms are closed; only take-out, drive-thru and delivery are allowed. All bars, breweries and taverns are closed.

Activities & Attractions

Quebec residents aged 13 and older must show their vaccine passport to access many activities and attractions, including museums, zoos, aquariums, casinos, cinemas and ski hills. See the full list here. People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

As of January 19: All stores and boutiques may now open on Sundays. Retail is limited to 50% capacity.

Indoor activities at amusement parks, water parks, aquariums, entertainment centres and similar establishments are closed. Outdoor activities at these establishments are limited to 250 people.

Casinos, cinemas, performance spaces and spas are closed and indoor pubic events are suspended. Sporting events are closed to spectators.

New Brunswick

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self isolation required for fully vaccinated domestic travellers entering New Brunswick. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated domestic travellers, including New Brunswick residents, are required to self-isolate for 14 days, or until receiving a negative result from testing on day 10.

No self-isolation upon entering New Brunswick for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. As of December 4, foreign nationals are required to get tested on days 5 and 10. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering New Brunswick, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - All Canadian residents entering New Brunswick, including New Brunswick residents re-entering the province, must pre-register or have a multi-use pass with restrictions for those who are not fully vaccinated or unvaccinated. 

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to New Brunswick provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and have pre-registered. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - As of January 14, New Brunswick is in Level 3 of its 3-level Winter Plan.

Masks are mandatory throughout New Brunswick in indoor public spaces, on public transit and in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

As of January 14:All restaurant dining rooms are closed; only take-out, drive-thru and delivery are allowed.

Activities & Attractions

As of January 14: Retail businesses can operate at maximum 50% capacity with physical distancing of 2 metres in place. All entertainment venues are closed. This includes venues such as cinemas, performing arts centres, professional sports arenas and casinos.

Organized sports and all other organized activities are not permitted with people outside a single-household bubble.

Outdoor exercise or activities like skiing, skating or snowmobiling are permitted, as long as Public Health measures are followed and you are within your single-household bubble.

Lodges and other facilities that support outdoor sport must not exceed 50% capacity and must not permit food or drink to be consumed indoors.

Nova Scotia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - Domestic travellers entering Nova Scotia from all provinces and territories (including Atlantic provinces) must follow self-isolation protocol dependent on vaccination status: 2 doses at least 14 days before arrival = no self-isolation; 1 or 0 doses = 7-day self-isolation and 2 negative tests. Children under 12 travelling domestically are required to follow same isolation protocol as the least vaccinated adult they are traveling with.

No self-isolation upon entering Nova Scotia for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Nova Scotia, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Nova Scotia from all provinces and territories, but they must complete the Safe Check-in Form and refer to the self-isolation protocol dependent on vaccine status.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Nova Scotia provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. See the full list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout Nova Scotia in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 5 and older

People must physically distance 2 metres in indoor and outdoor spaces, except among those in the same household or a consistent social group of up to 10 people.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

While accommodations are not subject to proof of full vaccination, some businesses may introduce their own vaccination requirements for guests.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access full service at restaurants, food establishments and other licenced establishments, both indoors and outdoors.

Restaurants and licenced establishments can operate indoor and outdoor seated service at 50% capacity. A maximum of 10 people can dine per table and physical distancing of 2 metres must be maintained between tables. Dine-in service must stop at 11pm and close by midnight.

Take-out and drive-through do not require proof of vaccination and may operate past midnight.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to participate in most events and activities that bring groups of people togetherSee the full list here.

Retail businesses, museums, and recreation and leisure facilities can operate at 50% capacity. Cinemas are limited to 50 people or 25% capacity, whichever is less, with masks required at all times. Casinos can operate at 50% capacity.

Proof of vaccination is not required for retail stores. Note that some businesses not subject to proof of vaccination may introduce their own vaccination requirements for customers.

Prince Edward Island

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - All fully vaccinated travellers entering Prince Edward Island with a PEI pass will be required to self-isolate for 4 days. Travellers entering the province will be given two rapid tests and will be required to complete the tests on day 2 and day 4. If both tests are negative, or a day 4 negative PCR test is received from a Health PEI testing clinic, that individual can leave isolation.

Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated PEI residents and Canadian visitors entering Prince Edward Island from any province or territory are required to complete a declaration form and self-isolate for 8 days, with testing at point of entry and on day 8.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter Prince Edward Island provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Travel to or from Prince Edward Island to participate in organized activities or arts and culture-related gatherings is not permitted.

Residents of Prince Edward Island are advised to avoid non-essential out-of-province travel.

All Canadian residents can travel to Prince Edward Island with restrictions for those who do not have a PEI Pass. A PEI Pass will only be issued to individuals who have received their second dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days prior.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who have a PEI Pass can travel to Prince Edward Island provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - The PEI Vax Pass policy is in effect. People aged 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days) along with photo ID to access certain businesses and settings. See the list of where the PEI Vax Pass is and is not required.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of January 19: All in-room dining at restaurants and other licenced establishments is not permitted; only take-out, drive-thru and delivery are allowed.

Proof of vaccination is not required for take-out and drive-thru.

Activities & Attractions

As of January 19: Retail and libraries are limited to maximum 50% capacity with 2-metre physical distancing.

Theatres, cinemas, entertainment centres and casinos are closed.

See the list of where the PEI Vax Pass is and is not required.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of January 22, all fully vaccinated travellers entering Newfoundland & Labrador are required to self-isolate. They must take 1 COVID-19 rapid test a day for 5 days, starting the day of arrival (tests are provided free of charge). Self-isolation ends if the first 2 tests, taken at least 24 hours apart, are negative. Travellers must take the remaining 3 tests over 3 days after leaving isolation. Children between ages 5 and 11 who are not fully vaccinated travelling with fully vaccinated parents or guardians must also take 1 COVID-19 rapid test a day for 5 days. Full self-isolation ends if the first 2 tests taken at least 24 hours apart are negative and modified self-isolation begins.

The province’s definition of fully vaccinated includes specific allowance for people with vaccines not authorized by Health Canada or the World Health Organization (WHO) but these vaccines must be followed by one dose of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine authorized by Health Canada at least 14 days before arriving in the province.  

Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers must self-isolate until they receive a negative PCR test on day 7 or later, and are then subject to modified self-isolation for the remainder of the 14-day period. Mixed groups of vaccinated, partially vaccinated and/or unvaccinated adult travellers must follow the rules for unvaccinated travellers.

Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers must still isolate until they receive a negative PCR test on day seven or later, and are then subject to modified self-isolation for the remaining 14 days.. Mixed groups of vaccinated, partially vaccinated and/or unvaccinated adult travellers must follow the rules for unvaccinated travellers.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter Newfoundland & Labrador provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - All Canadians are permitted to enter Newfoundland and Labrador. All travellers can complete the Travel Form up to 30 days prior to their travel date.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who have submitted the Travel Form up to 30 days prior to their travel date can travel to Newfoundland and Labrador provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - As of January 4, Newfoundland and Labrador is in Alert Level 4.

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth).

See a list here.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces and on public transit throughout Newfoundland and Labrador for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor seating at restaurants, cafes, bars and other licenced establishments. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth).

As of January 4: Restaurants are limited to maximum 50% capacity, with physical distancing, and maximum 6 people per table. Buffets are prohibited. Bars and lounges are closed.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access cinemas, performance spaces, arenas and indoor entertainment facilities. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth). See a list here.

As of December 23: Retail stores may operate with distancing measures in place. Performance spaces and cinemas are closed. Recreation facilities and arenas can have maximum 100 people or 50% capacity, whichever is less.

Yukon

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation required for domestic travellers entering Yukon.

No self-isolation upon entering Yukon for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Yukon, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

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Travel restrictions - As of January 18, domestic travellers entering or returning to Yukon must follow the Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health's recommendations for travel when entering or returning to the Yukon.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Yukon provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Yukon is guided by Forging Ahead, The Yukon’s Continuing Response to COVID-19.

Masks are mandatory throughout the Yukon for anyone aged 5 and older in all indoor public spaces, schools, vehicles with people from more than 1 household and outdoor settings where 2-metre physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access some settings.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of January 14: Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 years and four months and older to access table service at restaurants and other licenced establishments, up to a maximum of 6 people per table. Tables must be 2 metres apart; no bar or counter service; no moving between tables; no dancing. Seated and dine-in service must stop at 10pm but take-out and off-cales service can be offered past 10pm.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 years and four months and older to access some settings.

As of January 14: Businesses and retail are limited to maximum 50% capacity. Businesses are strongly recommended to have operational plans in place to limit close contact between people.

Entertainment venues such as cinemas, theatres and museums are limited to 25 people or 50% capacity, whichever is less.

Recreation facilities are limited to 25 people or 50% capacity, whichever is less.

Casinos, nightclubs, public saunas, steam rooms, baths, hot springs and hot pools are closed.

Northwest Territories

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation required for fully vaccinated travellers admitted into the Northwest Territories (residents, non-resident essential workers or travellers with an exemption). Fully vaccinated travellers going to communities other than Yellowknife, Inuvik, Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Simpson and Norman Wells require a COVID-19 test on days 1 and 14. Mandatory 8-day self-isolation for partially vaccinated admitted travellers with a COVID-19 test on day 8. Mandatory 10-day self-isolation for unvaccinated admitted travellers, including children under 12 and household members who did not travel, with a COVID-19 test on day 10. All travellers entering the Northwest Territories must file a self-isolation plan, regardless of vaccination status. To fill out a self-isolation plan and find further information about NWT travel restrictions, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories website.   

No self-isolation upon entering the Northwest Territories for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and who are admitted to enter the Northwest Territories. Unvaccinated children (and those travelling with them) will not be able to forgo the mandatory 10-day isolation requirement. All travellers entering the Northwest Territories must file a self-isolation plan, regardless of vaccination status. To fill out a self-isolation plan and find further information about NWT travel restrictions, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories website.

Travel restrictions - Leisure travel into the Northwest Territories by non-residents is currently not permitted. Exemptions are considered for compassionate reasons, family reunification, exceptional circumstances, travel from Nunavut, and remote tourism with tourism operators with plans approved by the Chief Public Health Officer.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be authorized to travel to the Northwest Territories only to participate in remote tourism with an approved remote tourism operator provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Fully vaccinated foreign nationals must have an exemption from the Northwest Territories Chief Public Health Officer; exemption requests will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Northwest Territories is in the Indoor Gatherings phase of its reopening plan, Emerging Wisely 2021: Step by Step Together.

People can request a voluntary Proof of Vaccine Credential from the Government of the Northwest Territories.

As of August 26, masks are mandatory throughout the Northwest Territories in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Restaurants, bars and lounges can have up to 25 people indoors and up to 50 people outdoors, with 2-metre physical distancing in place. The Chief Public Health Officer must approve numbers higher than this, with one condition that people over the age of 12 show proof of full vaccination to access these places.

As of January 4: Bars, lounges and similar establishments are limited to 6 people per table, with no mingling of guests.

Activities & Attractions

Businesses and enterprises can have up to 25 people indoors and up to 50 people outdoors, with 2-metre physical distancing in place. The Chief Public Health Officer must approve numbers higher than this, with one condition that people over the age of 12 show proof of full vaccination to access to these places.

Most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Nunavut

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No isolation required for travellers returning to Nunavut who are fully vaccinated and who have a Nunavut proof of vaccination certificate. Mandatory 14-day isolation for all other admitted travellers prior to boarding a plane to Nunavut except those travelling directly from Churchill, Manitoba.

Mandatory isolation must occur in government-designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.

Unvaccinated children travelling with fully vaccinated parents or guardians can self-isolate for 14 days in Nunavut rather than at a government-designated site outside of the territory.

No self-isolation upon entering Nunavut for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and are admitted to enter Nunavut. Unvaccinated children will not be able to forgo the mandatory 14-day self-isolation requirement.

Travel restrictions - As of January 24, travel to Igloolik is restricted to essential traffic only.

Non-essential travel to all communities is strongly discouraged.

Entry into Nunavut requires authorization from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer. Authorization may be granted for: residents, critical workers, those travelling within the Common Travel Area of Churchill, Manitoba, and non-residents entering for family reunification, exercising Aboriginal or treaty rights, or engaging in wilderness tourism with an operator that has an approved Wilderness Tourism Operator COVID-19 Operations Plan.

horized to travel to Nunavut provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Masks are mandatory across Nunavut.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of January 17 Nunavut wide: Restaurants are restricted to takeout only. Bars are closed.

Activities & Attractions

As of January 25 in Igloolik: Essential businesses and services are open. Libraries, museums, galleries, theatres, and arenas are closed.

As of January 17 in the rest of Nunavut: Essential businesses and services are open. All non-essential businesses and services are closed.

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