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Coronavirus: What you need to know about the federal government’s ArriveCAN app [Video]

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TORONTO –Since May, the federal government has been requiring all travellers to enter their information and upload their documents through the ArriveCAN app to ensure travellers are adhering to the COVID-19 travel restrictions.

The app enables travellers to upload their COVID-19 test results and describe to border officers how they plan to quarantine upon arrival.

Starting July 5, when fully vaccinated travellers will be exempt from quarantine measures, the app will also allow travellers to upload their proof of vaccination.

Here's what you need to know about the app.

HOW DOES ARRIVECAN WORK?

Travellers will have to ensure that they enter their information through the app within 72 hours prior to arriving in Canada.

Upon installing and opening the app for the first time, you'll be asked to accept the terms of service and log in or register for an account.

The app will you ask you to enter your contact information and describe where you'll be quarantining for 14 days. It …

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