(updated) July 22, 2021
On July 20, BC declared a provincial state of emergency to support the province-wide response to the ongoing wildfire situation and ensure federal, provincial and local resources can be delivered in a coordinated and timely response. To get the most current and accurate information related to this changing situation we recommend the following resources:
EMERGENCY INFO BC
BC WILDFIRE SERVICE
COVID VISITOR RESOURCES
From another province or territory
If you travel to B.C. for essential reasons from another province or territory, you do not need to self-quarantine when entering B.C. You must follow the same province-wide restrictions as everyone in B.C.
- Review province-wide restrictions
From a United States border crossing
All non-essential travel at the Canada-U.S. border is restricted. Additional screening measures are in place at key points of entry.
- Learn about arriving in Canada at a land border crossing
From an international destination
To limit the further spread of COVID-19, travel restrictions are in place across all ports of entry. The Canadian border is closed to most international travellers. You are allowed to enter Canada if you are a:
- Canadian citizen
- Permanent resident of Canada
- Temporary resident of Canada
- Protected person (refugee status)
- Person registered under the Indian Act
- Foreign national with a non-discretionary (non-optional) reason to travel to Canada
The Cranbrook Visitor Information Centre at 2279 Cranbrook Street North is currently servicing visitors. Reach them by phone (250-426-5914) or email.