I am a UK citizen planning on transiting through Canada on September 27th on my journey from Mexico City to London Heathrow.

I have 2 hours planned in Toronto, and so do not plan to leave the airport for any reason.

What entry requirements do I need to meet for my trip? Do I need a quarantine plan? I have obtained an ETA already.

I have looked on the website, but the case for transiting visitors is unclear.

Edit to Include website information: website information

This would seem to imply that the quarantine plan is mandatory for all travelers, including those that are exempt from travel restrictions


No quarantine for transit passengers. https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/travel-restrictions-exemptions.html:

transiting passengers (must remain in the secure transit area of a Canadian airport to complete their connection)

  • Thanks, that was how I read it first, though on a second look it reads that the quarantine plan is mandatory for all – PatoPan Sep 11 '20 at 14:55
  • @PatoPan My guess is that "when you arrive in Canada" means that it's only for people who enter Canada, i.e. leave the transit area and pass the immigration checkpoint. – Franck Dernoncourt Sep 11 '20 at 16:38

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