COVID-19 entry restrictions for Canada
Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Canada’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.
Travelling from and returning to the UK
Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.
You must be fully vaccinated to travel on federally-regulated transport, including international flights departing Canada. See Coronavirus section for more information.
If you’re planning travel to Canada, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.
For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.
Around 724,000 British nationals visit Canada each year. Most visits are trouble free.
Visitors travelling to Canada by air are now expected to get an electronic travel authorisation (eTA) to enter Canada. See Entry requirements
Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Canada. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners. You should monitor media reports and remain vigilant. See Terrorism
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.