Third dose? Requirements for travel to the United States and Canada, March 2022

With the changes that various countries have taken concerning their measures of Security before the COVID-19it can be a bit confusing to follow the terms for To travel. Here we tell you what you need To travel a United States Yes Canada What touristicin March 2022.

Requirements to enter the United States

In addition to having passport current and Visamust comply with the following:

  1. Be fully vaccinated. It is considered as such when they have spent at least 14 days since they gave him his last dose of a vaccine valid: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson&Johnson, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, Covaxin, Covishield or Novavax/Covovax.

We talk about the regular dietcurrently The United States does not ask evidence of third dose a Travelers. Their certificate vaccination with QR Code It is valid test to approach.

  1. Test covid-19 negative. It is a requirement for all bigger from 2 yearsno matter how much vaccinated. He appears before the Airline company before traveling and they can also request it in Migrationupon your arrival at your destination.

It can be a CPR test or of antigenswhose sample was taken until one day before your flight. For example: if your flight departs Friday at 1:00 p.m., you can submit a passed test any time on Thursday.

the Result can be in physical format Is digitalbut must include the following data: type of test, laboratory that he has done, Date from which the sample was taken and your data IDENTIFIER (surname, first name, date of birth and/or passport number).

If you have recently had covid-19, you can present test from Recovery instead of the negative test. That is: the initial positive test, taken no more than 90 days before the flight, and a letter signed by a vendor health care saying you can travel.

The letter should include the name, address Yes Phone provider or facility that treated you, along with your full name and date of birth.

  1. Certificate. The airline will ask you to sign a Format in which ensures that information presented is true.

Check the rules of the destination you are visiting

The requirements that we have just mentioned are valid in all United States. However, before you travel, check the official pages of destination who visits to know the measures which you must respect during your stay. You need to know if you will need to use facial mask inside or show proof of vaccination to enter certain public places, for example.

enter the official websites at the state level, in addition to the city you are visiting.

Each time more locations is it so relaxing the measures. For example, in the state of New York Already It is not mandatory to carry facial mask in interiors (unless a company requires it as part of its policies) and the City of New York has already withdrawn the mandate to present test from vaccination walk in Restaurants Is museums.

If you are traveling by land

you must present complete proof of vaccinationunder the same conditions as above.

Requirements to enter Canada

In addition to having passport current and Electronic travel authorization (AVEthe permit which is processed in double), that’s what you need.

  1. Be fully vaccinated.
  2. A person is considered to have met this requirement if they have passed at least 14 calendar days since the request final dose your regular schedule (does not include the third dose). here are the vaccines accepted: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson&Johnson, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, Covaxin and Novavax.

It is necessary that the certificate from vaccination in this English Is French.

The minors from age unvaccinated can To travel with a vaccinated adultbut the terms they are different (we explain this later).

  1. Test refusal to COVID-19. It’s a requirement for all the bigger 5 years. It can be a CPR test or of antigens.

In the case of the test antigensto be validated, the sample had to have been taken up to one day before the flight. It’s like the example we gave for the United States: if your flight leaves at 1 p.m. on Friday, you can take the test at any time on Thursday and that’s valid.

With the PCR testing, may have been taken 72 hours before of theft. For example, if your flight departs at 11 a.m. on Friday, the sample should have been taken after 10:59 a.m. on Tuesday.

The test should include name full of traveler, Date of birth, name and address of laboratorydate taken samplethe type of test performed and the Result.

If you have recently had covid-19, you can submit the CPR test what did he give positive. The sample must have taken at least 10 days before and no more than 180 days before.

  1. Fill out a profile on ArriveCAN platform. This platform is available in web version or via a apps. Its use is free and a smartphone can save the profiles of various members of the family.

The first thing to do is to give the data of the passport for them to check identify when I arrive in Canada and download the test from vaccination to the platform. For the latter, it may be a digital file or a Photo extract from the certificate of physical.

You can upload proof of vaccination before travel.

Within 72 hours of arriving in Canada, you must initiate an application on ArriveCAN. They will ask you questions about Result of you test of covid-19, record from tripsplan of quarantine* and if you have symptom.

After answering all questions and upload all the necessary information, the platform should give you a receipt that has the letter “A”, “I” or “V” next to your name.

Even if you have an ArriveCAN receipt ready, you must To travel with the test from vaccination (in paper Is digital) separately, in addition to your covid-19 test.

*It is necessary to have a plan from quarantine for 14 days, in case. You should be able to answer these questions:

do you have a place for to stay for 14 days whether it is necessary to quarantine? It can be a Hotelfor example.

Will you be able to order food or meet other needs without leaving this location?

Will you share this space with other people?

Covid-19 test on arrival

Until February 28, it was mandatory to make a test of covid-19 upon arrival in Canada. Now the tests are random. if it affects you testyou will not need to quarantine yourself to wait for the results.

traveling with minors

The unvaccinated children under 12 they can To travel with someone vaccinated, without having to comply with the quarantine. yes you have to do them test before To travel.

Those who have 12 to 17 years old and unvaccinated YES They have to do quarantine 14 days plus 3 covid-19 tests: before the flight, on arrival and on the eighth day.

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