COVID-19 vaccinated travellers (American Citizens) entering Canada

Prior to crossing the border:

  1. You must have a valid US Passport (this is not a new border change - just a reminder)
  2. You must have received the full series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine or a combination of accepted vaccines
  3. You must have received your last dose at least 14 days prior to the day you enter Canada
  4. You must take a Covid-19 test in the United States within 72 hours of your planned entry into Canada, and the test must be from the approved list. It appears that virtually all Walgreens offers a free test that is on the approved list and you get the results back within 24 hours. The test at Walgreens is called ID NOW and it is the Nucleic acid amplification test (NAATs), this test is on the approved list.  AN ANTIGEN TEST IS NOT APPROVED
  5. You can schedule your Covid-19 approved test at Walgreens (or with someone else) but we know that the ID NOW test at Walgreens is approved - click on the following link to find your nearest Walgreens and schedule your test with them -
  6. You must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test that is on the approved list of tests
  7. You must have a quarantine plan, use the following address for your quarantine plan: 1509 School, Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M9, Canada
  8. You must go to the ArriveCan App or ArriveCan online ( ) and submit your proof of vaccination
  9. You must keep proof of your test result for the 14-day period that begins on the day you enter Canada
  10. For complete details such as accepted vaccines and any new border changes please click on the following link:

At the border crossing have the following items with you for assessment by a government official at the border:

  1. ArriveCan receipt
  2. proof of vaccination (Vaccination card)
  3. pre-entry negative Covid-19 molecular test (pcr) result
  4. WEAR YOUR MASK at the border crossing
  5. WEAR YOUR MASK on the float plane
  6. Provide valid US Passport
  7. NO bait is allowed in from the US
Crossing back into the US from Canada:

  1. You WILL NOT be required to quarantine upon entry back into the USA
  2. You WILL NOT need to providea COVID-19 test as that is not a requirement for fully vaccinated US citizens returning home


 Look for this ArriveCan image in your APP Store (it's free)