Government Restrictions

Travel Restrictions - Canada

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary travel on the following dates if they meet specific criteria:

  • Effective August 9: American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the United States, who meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated
  • September 7 (intended start date): All other foreign nationals who qualify as fully vaccinated

The 3-night hotel stopover requirement will be eliminated for all travellers arriving by air after 12:01 A.M. EDT on August 9.

For more information on travel restrictions:

Government of Alberta

Travelers entering Alberta from outside Canada

Learn what to do if you recently returned to Alberta from outside Canada and find flights with confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus.Read here.

Travel between provinces

Please visit Alberta's reopening strategy.


  • Air Canada (and Air Canada Rouge) has created a COVID-19 information hub which can be accessed here.
  • WestJet has updated information in response to COVID-19 here.
  • Swoop has updated information in response to COVID-19 here

Travel Restrictions - Canada-U.S.

The Canada-U.S. border is closed to non-essential travel.

Quarantine Restrictions

Read the quarantine requirements set by the Canadian Governmnent: Quarantine Regulations Act

Health restrictions

View the latest public health restrictions from Alberta Health here.