New mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada
Monday, November 2, the Government of Canada announced new mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada.
- As of November 21, 2020, air travellers whose final destination is Canada will be required to submit their information electronically through the ArriveCAN app before they board their flight. This includes travel and contact information, quarantine plan, and COVID-19 symptom self-assessment.
- Travellers must be ready to show their ArriveCAN receipt when seeking entry into Canada; a border services officer will verify that they have submitted their information digitally.
- Travellers who do not submit the required information digitally before boarding their flight could be subject to enforcement action, which can range from verbal warnings to $1,000 fine.
Read the full release on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s website.
Updates are coming for the Languages Canada Study Safe Corridor documentation and the TRAVEL SAFE registration platform so that students booking their travel and quarantine packages through the Study Safe Corridor – TRAVEL SAFE are aware and comply with these requirements, ensuring they have a smooth entry process into Canada.