Travellers arriving in the Yukon from anywhere in Canada will not have to self-isolate if they have received their 2nd dose of a Health Canada approved vaccine at least 14 full days before entering the Yukon. Children and youth will not be included in this exemption until they are able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Travellers entering the Yukon from anywhere in Canada must:
- complete a declaration form upon entry confirming their full vaccination; and
- consent to having their vaccine status verified.
As of June 18, 2021, youth under the age of 12 do not need to self isolate if they are entering the Yukon from within Canada and are travelling with fully vaccinated parents or caregivers.
If a traveller received their vaccination in Yukon or British Columbia, they do not need to submit proof of vaccination. If a traveller received their vaccination outside of Yukon and British Columbia, they must submit proof of vaccination firstname.lastname@example.org. Travellers can withdraw consent at any time by contacting 1-877-374-0425.
Some of the Yukon’s communities are rural and remote. At this time of heightened health risk, travel to Yukon communities outside Whitehorse is best done in a safe, respectful fashion. Always practice the 6 steps to staying safe and please be aware that some Yukon communities may have stations set up on the highway and will ask for your personal information and travel plans when you enter their communities.
Before travelling to any Yukon community, check Yukon.ca for specific travel advisories in that area.
As you plan your trip to the Yukon, you’ll find some businesses, parks, accommodations, and restaurants etc., are still in the process of re-opening or developing their re-opening plans. Contact these services directly to find out what they can offer or contact our Travel Counsellor for advice.
And plan to make our Visitor Information Centre your first stop when you arrive in Whitehorse for the latest updates on what to see and do throughout the Yukon!