Canada to Develop a Proof of Vaccination

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Updates

As the economy opens up, many Canadians are looking to travel again.

Using a proof of vaccination will
  • provide foreign border officials with the information needed to assess whether you meet their public health requirements
  • provide a trusted and verifiable credential for when you return to your home in Canada.

So how to demonstrate our COVID-19 vaccination history to foreign and Canadian border officials? The Government of Canada is working with the provinces and territories to develop a secure pan-Canadian proof of vaccination that will

  • facilitate cross-border travel,
  • reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Efforts are also being put into engaging Indigenous partners across the country.

Travellers will be able to submit their proof of vaccination in ArriveCAN (mobile app or Canada.ca/ArriveCAN) when coming back to Canada. The focus is on a digital proof of vaccination, but paper documents will also be available to Canadians who may need them.

Before booking a trip, remember to always check

Word of the Day:

Verifiable: that can be checked or shown to be true

More information: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2021/08/canada-moving-forward-with-a-proof-of-vaccination-for-international-travel.html