The biggest event of the Lion year is coming to Montréal on June 24-28, and Canada, our host nation, is ready. Canadian border measures are relaxing and the city of Montréal is ready to welcome Lions and Leos: hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, museums, and other venues across the city are open, keeping visitor safety, accessibility, and enjoyment a priority.
- All international travelers are now eligible to enter Canada if they qualify as a fully vaccinated traveler, regardless of citizenship. Check to see if you qualify.
- Note: Starting April 1, a negative COVID-19 test will NOT be required to enter Canada.
- The Canadian border is one of the easiest you will ever cross, and you can make it even easier by making sure you follow the necessary steps before you arrive.
- If you’re a fully vaccinated American and are planning a road trip to Montréal from the US, be sure to read our comprehensive guide to making a great drive even greater.
- There are no restrictions on entry to Québec for Canadian visitors from other provinces. However, since November 30, 2021, a proof of vaccination is be required for all plane or train travel within Canada for those 12 years of age and older.
For specific questions regarding public health guidelines, government regulations and support programs, or about travel to and within Montréal, we recommend consulting the following sites for official, up-to-date information:
- Gouvernement du Québec: Québec COVID-19 vaccination passport requirements
- Government of Canada: travel, testing and borders
- Gouvernement du Québec: measures, testing and vaccination
- YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport: vaccination and testing requirements
- Canada Border Services Agency: travel advisories, border measures and requirements and the ArriveCAN app
- Ville de Montréal: current situation, testing and vaccination in Montréal
- Société de transport de Montréal (STM): measures on public transit
- VIA Rail: train travel, service status and health measures