Canada has eased-out its restrictions and will soon allow travelers to enter Canada. However, just like many other countries, those traveling to Canada are required to use the ArriveCAN app to furnish additional travel details. This legal requirement is mandatory from November 21 onwards.
What is ArriveCAN?
ArriveCAN is a free mobile-based and web-based application introduced by the Canadian government to help travelers comply with the border measures. It can either be downloaded as a mobile app or one can sign in to the app online via any web browser.
#1 Before Arriving in Canada: All important information, including travel and contact information, quarantine plan (not required if exempted), and a COVID-19 symptom self-assessment, needs to be furnished through the ArriveCAN app.
Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) officers will digitally verify the submitted information. There are penal provisions upto a fine of $1,000 for the ones who fail to submit the required information.
Air Carriers will play a crucial role in sending reminders to submit the required information digitally through ArriveCAN before boarding the flight.
#2 After Arriving in Canada: A 14-day quarantine period is mandated for all travelers to Canada barring few exceptions. Daily updates on their activities will be monitored through the ArriveCAN app.
The Canadian government had already cleared their stance on user privacy. ArriveCAN app does not contain any GPS to track the traveler’s movements.
Those who have not used the ArriveCAN app before boarding the flight to Canada need to submit their daily information by dialing the toll-free number: 1-833-641-0343
Take this free assessment to determine your eligibility to migrate to Canada.
Why is now the Best Time to Migrate to Canada?
Canada has recently made a historic announcement with the release of the Immigration Levels Plan for 2021-2023. Over 200,000 new migrants will be welcomed every year until 2023 through economic-class programs, such as Federal Skilled Workers Program, Canadian Experience Class, Entrepreneurial programs, Provincial Nominee Programs, Express Entry system.
Another update in the evaluation criteria of the CRS score for Express Entry profiles will allow more French-speaking skilled workers to migrate to Canada outside the Quebec region by 2023.
For the first time since the launch of Express Entry in 2015, a government agency had taken a performance assessment: showing better job prospects for Express Entry immigrants in Canada. Moreover, the public confidence for welcoming more migrants in Canada is at an all-time high.
On that note, book your free consultation with CanApprove to find out your best program to migrate to Canada.