Travelling From India To Canada? Here are The Latest Rules You Must Know

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by Suchismita Pal
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Good news for those planning to visit Canada from India! According to the Transport Canada update on January 28, 2022, those travelling from India and Morocco do not need to get negative pre-departure COVID-19 tests. The requirement has been removed for direct flyers to Canada from these countries. Also, indirect flyers with one-stop flights do not need to get the report from the third country. They no longer require to produce a negative RT-PCR report of test taken within 18 hours before departure.

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No Test Report Required From Approved Airport Lab, But ICMR Report Still Mandatory

Fully vaccinated flyers travelling to Canada will need to upload all the required information in the ArriveCAN mobile app or website, as stated by the Canadian government. But travellers from India can skip the negative COVID-19 test from the approved laboratory at the New Delhi International Airport that was to be taken within 18 hours before travel. But they will still require an RT-PCR test report from the Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR). Also, like many other countris, Canada is accepting Covaxin for entry.


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All Travellers To Canada Must Submit Details On ArriveCAN App

All travellers, including those providing essential services, must submit all the details in the ArriveCAN app before arriving in Canada. The application is available on iOS, Android and the web. Also, the app is free of cost. The Government of Canada has warned that many malicious apps and web pages might pose as ArriveCAN and ask for money. In case you encounter any such experiences, you must file a complaint with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.

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While the above guidelines can help you in making your travel decisions, do not forget to check the updated protocols before the actual journey on the official website and social media pages.  As rules are changing every day.

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