- The government of Canada introduced measures for travelers to submit customs and immigration declarations before entry into Canada
The government of Canada will allow travelers to submit customs and immigration declarations up to 72 hours before arrival in Canada. This information can be provided through the ArriveCAN application and will be available first for travelers arriving at the following airports:
- Toronto Pearson
What are the Changes?
On August 3, 2022, the government of Canada announced measures to allow travelers to submit customs and immigration declarations before arrival in Canada. According to the government, this change will reduce travelers’ entrance delays and wait times.
According to the announcement, the government will soon expand this option to travelers arriving at other international airports. This measure is a step in the government’s Travel Modernization Initiative, which includes introducing digital technologies and tools for travelers and border service officers. Continue to check the government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of Canada