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COVID travel restrictions for Canada in October 2021

Although restrictions have eased and Canadian borders reopened from 7 September 2021, there are still travel requirements that you need to take into account to avoid being refused travel or getting fined.

Here we discuss the most recent COVID updates, Canadian Government approved vaccinations and some important news that travellers from India and Morocco need to keep in mind when planning trips to Canada.

Fully vaccinated traveller exemption

If you are fully vaccinated with a Government of Canada-accepted vaccine at least 14 days prior to entering Canada, you will be able to travel to Canada from September 7, 2021!

This is also provided that you meet specific entry requirements and if the COVID-19 situation in Canada remains stable and favourable for travel. The video above outlines the eligibility requirements and what you need to qualify for the fully vaccinated traveller exemption.

Accepted COVID-19 vaccines in Canada

  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2)

  • Moderna (mRNA-1273)

  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222)

  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2.S)

Suspended flights & Updates:


  • Suspended from August 29, 2021, to September 29, 2021

  • Passengers who travel to Canada from Morocco via an indirect route will need to obtain a pre-departure negative COVID-19 molecular test result from a third country before continuing their journey to Canada.


  • The Government of Canada has eased their travel restrictions for India.

  • Travellers who meet the necessary requirements are able to travel to Canada.


Our Services

Calver and Associates is rated Canada's number one boutique immigration consultancy. We serve clients across Canada and internationally. Our Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant has over 10 years of experience in Canadian Immigration law and over four years of experience serving those in the Oshawa area.

We can assist with applications for both temporary and permanent residency in Canada. We handle applications for study permits, permanent residency, family class sponsorship, visitor visas, work permits, and Canadian citizenship. We also handle criminal inadmissibility cases by developing remedies for refusal.

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