Entry allowed for vaccinated with additional restrictions. Non-vaccinated are not allowed. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine. Find more details on official websites.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Canada?

+326 New COVID cases in Canada
0 New COVID deaths in Canada
82.41% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 18 October 2021

Basic facts about Canada

Canada is a very large country located in Northern America. The capital of Canada is Ottawa and the most spoken language is English. The national currency in Canada is Canadian dollar (CAD).

What taxi apps are available in Canada?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Canada.

Uber is available in 32 cities of Canada. Bolt is not available in Canada.

See the full list of cities where Uber operate.

Practical information

Canadian dollar (CAD)Official currency
1 EUR~1.35 CAD
1 USD~1.28 CAD

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Canada?

There are 2 common plug types used in Canada:

Type A 120 V, 60 Hz  Type B 120 V, 60 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Canada?

Currently, citizens of 54 countries can enter Canada without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Canada?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Canada.

Data last reviewed on: 18 October 2021

Is it safe in Canada?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 19, 2022, the risk level for Canada was changed to Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions.

Emergency phones in Canada

911 Police
911 Ambulance
911 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Canada?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

You must fulfill the province or territory's or territory's minimum age requirement to enter Canada.

Provincial or territorial authorities impose minimum ages: 18 years in Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec, and 19 years in the remaining provinces and territories.


  • 1.5L of wine, or
  • 1.14L of alcoholic beverages, or
  • 8.5L of beer/ale


  • 200 cigarettes, and
  • 50 cigars, and
  • 200 grams of manufactured tobacco, and
  • 200 tobacco sticks.

Data last reviewed on: 18 October 2021

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