COVID-19: Proof of vaccination in Canada

Vaccination records are issued by your province or territory. You can use the proof of vaccination to access services and to facilitate travel within and outside of Canada.


Get your proof of vaccination


Most provinces and territories issue and use the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. This proof of vaccination is a reliable way to show your vaccination history when travelling internationally.


Get your Canadian proof of vaccination from your province or territory:

  • Alberta (not currently issuing the Canadian proof)

  • British Columbia

  • Manitoba

  • New Brunswick (not currently issuing the Canadian proof)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Northwest Territories

  • Nova Scotia

  • Nunavut

  • Ontario

  • Prince Edward Island

  • Quebec

  • Saskatchewan

  • Yukon


Travel in Canada


Starting October 30, 2021, at 3 am EDT: if you're 12 years of age plus 4 months, you'll need to show official proof of vaccination to board:

  • domestic or international flights departing from most airports in Canada, including charter and foreign airlines carrying commercial passengers

  • MedEvac flights and private flights that don't enter airport restricted areas are excluded

  • VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer trains

COVID-19: Boarding flights and trains in Canada


Indigenous peoples and Northerners in remote communities


If you aren't fully vaccinated and are travelling from or to a remote community, visit: Proof of vaccination for Indigenous peoples and Northerners in remote communities


Travel outside Canada


The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is a reliable way to show your COVID-19 vaccination history when travelling internationally.

  • How to get your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

  • About the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

  • Using your proof when travelling outside of Canada

Related links

  • Using Canada’s COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel – Backgrounder, October 21, 2021

  • Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federally regulated transportation employees and travellers - Backgrounder, October 6, 2021

  • How to get vaccinated near you

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