Washington — Fully vaccinated US citizens and permanent residents will be admitted to Canada on August 9th, with the addition of other countries in the world on September 7th. Of COVID-19.
Authorities are exempt from the 14-day quarantine requirement from the second week of August for eligible travelers currently residing in the United States and receiving a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in Canada. It states that it will be done.
The move will take place two weeks after the Canada Border Services Agency begins to abandon quarantine rules for fully vaccinated Canadian citizens and permanent residents.It remained unclear on Monday if the Biden administration had plans to make a round trip for visitors to the United States, or when.
“This preparatory phase allows the Government of Canada to fully operate border measures coordinated prior to September 7, 2021 and recognizes the many close relationships between Canadians and Americans. “The government said in a news release.
Children under the age of 12 accompanied by a fully vaccinated family member are also exempt from quarantine if they wear masks in public places and avoid indoor grouping.
All travelers are required to submit a negative COVID-19 test result and vaccination proof using the ArriveCAN smartphone app or web portal prior to arrival, but no post-travel test results are required. ..
Canada Border Services Agency officials also perform mandatory molecular tests on random travelers upon arrival.
“This strategy allows the Government of Canada to continue to monitor the efficacy of mutant strains and vaccines of concern in Canada,” the release said.
“With these layers of protection, the Government of Canada can monitor the status of COVID-19 in Canada, respond quickly to threats, and guide decisions to limit international travel.”
Starting August 9, airports in Halifax, Quebec City, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Edmonton will also be added to the list of Canadian cities allowed for international landings. Air travelers will no longer have to spend the first three nights of quarantine at government-approved hotels.
“However, all travelers must continue to submit a quarantine plan and prepare for quarantine in case it turns out that they do not meet the required requirements at the border.”