As of December 15: The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is advising travellers, regardless of their vaccination status, to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada due to the Omicron variant. See Omicron - SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern for more information.

See COVID-19: Travel, Testing and Borders for all current Canadian travel requirements.

Close Contact of a COVID-19 Case

If you are a close contact of a COVID-19 case who had recently returned from international travel, you may be recommended by public health to complete a COVID-19 test. Book a test online, or call Health Link at 811.

If PHAC contacts and asks you to book a COVID-19 test, please call Health Link at 811.

COVID-19 Testing

Private testing is available, for a fee, for testing related to travel.

If you require COVID-19 testing outside of the public testing program, a variety of fee-for-service options are available through the private sector, including DynaLIFE Medical Labs, Numi Health, Equity Health Services and some pharmacies.

Provincial Requirements

The Government of Alberta currently imposes no additional travel restrictions upon international travellers to Alberta.

Travel exemptions (including Industry Travel Exemptions) from the provincial government are no longer required.

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