U.S. Visitors FAQ
We look forward to welcoming you back to Stratford! Here’s a few things you may be wondering about. We are also available to answer your questions, just reach out.
When can I begin to visit Canada again?
Starting October 1, 2022, all COVID-19 border requirements, including vaccination, mandatory use of ArriveCAN, and any testing and quarantine/isolation requirements will end for all travellers entering Canada whether by land, air or sea. Confirm the latest information on the Government of Canada’s travel restrictions page.
What will I need to travel from the United States into Canada and back?
You will need a valid United States passport. Please review any pre-entry and entry requirements listed here.
Where can I find up-to-date border crossing information?
Two pages to visit: Current border measures and requirements and Border Wait Times.
How do I get to Stratford?
U.S. Visitors to Stratford should also allow extra time for delays at border crossings. For requirements and wait times, visit Border Wait Times online.
What are the current health restrictions that I will encounter in Canada, and Ontario specifically?
- Masks are encouraged for all indoor spaces.
- Masks may be required in some instances or businesses, please follow their protocols.
- Check for capacity limits indoor spaces and outdoor events. Spaces and events often fill up, reserve in advance, where possible.
- Hand sanitizer stations are offered and encouraged for use at most businesses and venues.
What goods can I bring back across the border?
For information on paying duty, personal exemption amounts and what goods are allowed, please visit Duty Free Canada.
How long can I stay in Canada?
Most visitors may stay in Canada for 6 months. For more information, visit the Government of Canada Help Centre.
All information on this page is subject to change as restrictions tighten and loosen during this time.
Ready to plan your visit?