On September 26, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that starting Oct. 1, 2022, international travelers will be able to enter Canada without providing proof of vaccination, taking a pre-arrival test, or undergoing quarantine. This includes an end to mask requirements on domestic planes and trains, as well as ArriveCAN application prior to entry to Canada.
When you apply for a visa through a US Consulate, the consulate has three options: approve the application, deny the application, or place the application in “administrative processing.” Administrative processing refers to a delay in the issuance of a visa for any reason. Administrative processing can last days to months to be resolved. We discuss traveling while your case is in administrative processing below.
TN Visa status is work authorization issued under the US Mexican Canada Agreement (USCMA). The USMCA replaces the previous North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). TN Visa status is available to both Canadian citizens (TN-1) and Mexican citizens (TN-2) working in the United States under any of the designated TN professions. Once your TN visa status has been issued, you will be authorized to work and live in the USA. You are also able to travel on your TN Visa.
Anyone seeking entry to Canada by any type of transportation, even Canadian citizens, is required to use the ArriveCAN for entry to Canada. There are very few exceptions. Find out more about the ArriveCAN app for entry to Canada.