Covid-19: Canada to drop tests for vaccinated visitors

Pre-arrival testing no longer mandatory from April 1



By AP

Published: Thu 17 Mar 2022, 8:18 AM

Canada will no longer require a pre-arrival Covid-19 test for vaccinated travelers as of April 1.

A senior government official confirmed the change Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity due to lack of authorization to speak publicly ahead of the announcement this week.

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Last month, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced that travelers coming to Canada would be able to present a negative rapid-antigen test at the border as an alternative to a more costly molecular test.

The United States still requires a negative Covid-19 test to enter.


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