Coronavirus and FAQs at (YHZ) airport

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Coronavirus Answers and Frequently Asked Questions for Passengers at Halifax international airport (YHZ)

Covid: What to take into account when entering Canada?

If you are not resident, unless you meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated, you cannot enter Canada for optional reasons, such as:
spending time at a seasonal home or cottage, childcare for your relatives, a personal or casual visit, tourism, fishing, entertainment or leisure
Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be allowed to enter Canada for optional travel starting on specific dates:
August 9, 2021: American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the U.S., and who meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated
August 9, 2021: French citizens who currently reside in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, and who meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated
September 7,2021 (tentative): All other foreign nationals who meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated
Warning: Until the specific dates, foreign nationals who come to Canada for non-essential reasons will be turned away at the border. Find out if you can enter Canada >>

Latest updates: August 13, 2021


General considerations
It is an almost generalized concept that each passenger must have a certificate of vaccination against the Coronavirus (if they already have it), a RT-PCR test result within 48 hours of boarding,10-day quarantine, filling out the form and affidavit of health (including in some cases the COVID-19 vaccination certificate), in addition to complying with the distancing protocols, hand washing and use of mask.
But also, given the situation of constant changes, it is always important to consult and finalize details with the airline and also, if necessary, with the airport as well as in the case of international flights with the nearby embassy or consulate to wherever the destination is. final, as well as the countries involved in flight stopovers.
In this sense, it is useful to review the International Map of the current restrictions of each country.

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