Trade Regulation Updates

New Truck Driver Vaccination Requirements In US and Canada

January 10, 2022

Many highway transportation carriers are looking for clarification on the US and Canadian Government’s mandates to show proof of vaccination at the port of entry.

Below is a summary of the impending requirements and implementation dates, and we will keep this article updated with the latest information available.

Canada - Jan 15

On Sunday, January 9th, the Prime Minister of Canada confirmed that all truck drivers entering Canada will be required to show proof of vaccination through the ArriveCan app starting on Saturday, January 15th, 2022.

Canadian drivers without proof of vaccine will be required to quarantine for 14 days. Non-Canadian drivers will be turned away. The Canadian Trucking Alliance estimates that 10% of the driver pool will be affected by this mandate.

For more on this story please visit CTV News or the Canadian Trucking Alliance.

US - Jan 22

All non-resident travelers into the US, including truck drivers, are to be fully vaccinated by Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 in order to enter.

For more information on this story, please visit the Associated Press.