Taking Taxi to Canada: COVID-19 testing for travellers
Pre-entry test requirements
All travellers 5 years of age or older, regardless of citizenship, must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result.
At this time, proof of having a vaccine does not replace a valid test result.
PROVIDING PROOF OF YOUR RESULT
You must present an accepted test result (paper or electronic proof) which must include:
At this time, we encourage travellers to make best efforts to have their test performed at a reputable laboratory or testing facility (i.e., one recognized by the local government or accredited by a third party, such as a professional organization or international standards organization).
You must show proof of your test results even if you:
ARRIVAL TESTING AT THE BORDER
Travellers entering Canada at the land border will be provided two COVID-19 test kits: one to use on the day they arrive in Canada and another to use on day 10 of their 14-day quarantine.
Travellers will be provided instructions within the kits on how to collect a nasal swab and send the sample for testing.
Some ports of entry offer on-site services to help you with your test kit. At these locations, you will be guided through specimen collection, including how to take a nasal swab yourself and how to package the specimen for testing.
Register to use a testing station at a land port of entry
ARRIVAL TEST AT YOUR QUARANTINE LOCATION
Complete the nasal swab at your place of quarantine if you are entering Canada at land border ports of entry where there is no on-site service location. You must:
Traveling to Canada by land requirements checklist
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we strongly advise Canadians to cancel or postpone non-essential travel plans outside of Canada. Now is not the time to travel.
People who travel, regardless of citizenship, will need to follow testing and quarantine requirements to keep Canadians safe, particularly given the new COVID-19 variants in Canada and around the world.
BEFORE YOU TRAVEL TO CANADA BY LAND
The COVID-19 pandemic restricts travel to Canada and within Canada. It is essential to understand and comply with the requirements.
Find out here if you can enter Canada
To enter Canada through a land border crossing, work your way through every step to understand how to plan and prepare. Each step has specific requirements and exemptions that will follow through to later stages of your travel.
Use the same email address for ArriveCAN and all of your entry requirements.
COMPLETING YOUR MANDATORY QUARANTINE
TESTING AND QUARANTINE EXEMPTIONS
There are no exemptions for vaccinated travellers, at this time.
If you think you may be exempt from mandatory requirements, check the details for:
Foreign nationals without a valid molecular test or with symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed into Canada.
If a Canadian citizen, person registered under the Indian Act, or permanent resident does not provide proof of a valid molecular test result they:
Will be allowed entry, but may be subject to a fine of up to $3,000 per day or face criminal prosecution.
May also be required to go to a designated quarantine facility if they are symptomatic on arrival at the border, or do not have a suitable quarantine plan.
Reference Site https://travel.gc.ca/