COVID-19 testing required for people flying into Canada * Starting January 7, 2021, air travellers 5 years of age or older are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test result to the airline prior to boarding international flights bound for Canada. See the news release for air travellers. * Mandatory 14-day quarantine or isolation Everyone entering Canada must follow mandatory isolation or quarantine requirements. Not respecting the mandatory requirements is a serious offence with consequences and penalties.