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What You Need To Know When Travelling

Resources to help you navigate when travelling in Canada and Internationally

NEW Covid Pretest Options including Self Administered Test Options

Travel Restrictions Worldwide – Covid Protocols & Entry Restrictions

If you are coming back to Canada:

Re-entry into Canada Requirements (from anywhere): https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid

  • No test is required to enter Canada for fully vaccinated travellers.
    -You may be selected on arrival to be tested before exiting the airport.
  • Complete ArriveCAN form (app or web) which you can only complete 72 hours before returning to Canada
  • Valid passport
  • Proof of vaccination
    – Children under 12 will be allowed provided they are travelling with fully vaccinated parents, step-parents, guardians or tutors)
    – Medically exempt unvaccinated travellers must have proof of a valid medical contraindication.

Travel Within Canada:

International Travel:

Digital copy of your immunization record to upload into the ArriveCAN app (or any other app for travel):
This is a 2-step process.
You can access a digital copy of your immunization record that will be available on the province’s Health Gateway site, which you can register for by using the BC Services Card app on your phone. So you need to download that first.
Once you have the BC Services Card app on your phone it will used to ‘verify you’ each time you want to access your personal profile on the Health Gateway site by sending you a 6-digit code to enter each time. 
Health Gateway is available to anyone 12 year old and older with a BC Services Card.
Here is a video to help you understand the process.