When you arrive, you will have to clear border control. YUL has a connections center that separates travelers early on from travelers who are headed to Montréal and must clear customs. Travelers connecting through Montréal to other destinations will be able to clear customs in the new dedicated connections area.
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After having gone through border control – primary inspection, you will be asked to follow one of two procedures:
1- Your airline offers the option of automatically transferring your luggage:
- You will be directed to the international departures area. If you are not arriving from the European Union, you will first be directed to the pre-boarding screening checkpoint for connections.
2- Your airline does not offer the option of automatically transferring your luggage:
- You will have to pick it up your luggage from the carousel, then follow the normal procedure for international arrivals and then for international departures.