Transport Canada provides details for new COVID pre departure requirements

    Transport Canada provided (06-Jan-2021) the following details for new pre-departure security requirements effective from 07-Jan-2021: 

    • Proof of a negative laboratory test result must be presented to the airline prior to boarding a flight to Canada;
    • The test must be performed using one of two types of COVID-19 tests either a molecular polymerase chain reaction or loop mediated isothermal amplification and must be taken within 72 hours of the traveller’s scheduled departure to Canada;
    • Antigen screening or other types of test such as diffractive phase interferometry are not accepted. [more – original PR]
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