Today, June 21, 2021, the federal government announced the end of quarantine - both at the hotel and at home - for all Canadians who have received at least two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine within 14 days of arrival.
- This relaxation will come into effect on July 6th;
- This measure applies to Canadian travellers entering the country by air or land;
- Canadians are difined as citizens or permanent residents, foreign students are also included;
- The PCR test on the 8th day after entering the country will be abolished;
- The PCR tests 72 hours prior to entry into Canada and upon arrival in the country remain mandatory;
Travellers must have proof of vaccination in English or French and upload it to ArrivCan;
- Canadian travellers will still have to submit their quarantine plan on ArrivCan;
- Children under 18 years old who have received only one dose are also exempt from hotel quarantine, as are unvaccinated children under 12. They will still need to complete the quarantine at home. However, family members who are fully vaccinated will not be required to isolate themselves during their children's quarantine.
- If a fully vaccinated traveller tests positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Canada, or is exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, they will be required to follow all local public health requirements, including quarantine or isolation.