Travellers crossing the border can expect a series of adjustments to the current measures as travel restrictions begin to ease, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) said in a news release issued today.
These changes, listed below, are in effect as of today at 12:01 a.m.
For more information see the full release below:
As of Feb. 28, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. EST:
- Travellers will now have the option of using a COVID-19 rapid antigen test result (taken the day prior to their scheduled flight or arrival at the land border or marine port of entry) or a molecular test result (taken no more than 72 hours before their scheduled flight or arrival at the land border or marine port of entry) to meet pre-entry requirements.
- Taking a rapid antigen test at home is not sufficient to meet the pre-entry requirement – it must be authorized by the country in which it was purchased and must be administered by a laboratory, healthcare entity or telehealth service.
- All travellers must continue to submit their mandatory information in ArriveCAN.