All passengers 12 years of age and older will need to be fully vaccinated to board a plane departing from Canada as of October 30, 2021, to any Canadian or international destination.
To be fully vaccinated, a passenger must have:
- Received a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer (Cominaty), Moderna (SpikeVax), AstraZeneca or Covishield (Vaxzevria) or a combination of these vaccines) 14 days ago or more;
- received a dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine fourteen (14) days or more ago; or
- had COVID-19 (confirmed by nucleic acid amplification test) and, at least 21 days later, received a first dose of vaccine (Pfizer (Cominaty), Moderna (SpikeVax), AstraZeneca or Covishield (Vaxzevria) for at least 14 days.
Are there any accommodations?
It may be possible to have a negative molecular test result performed within 72 hours prior to travel. This is a transitional measure that will be in effect until November 30. After November 30, all passengers must be fully vaccinated.
Are there any exemptions?
There are exemptions for certain valid reasons, such as medical reasons.
For more information, click here to access the Government of Canada website.