Travel Restrictions and Screening

Travel into Prince Edward Island is restricted. Peace officers are authorized to turn any person(s) away who attempts to enter the province for unauthorized travel and to require any person(s) to leave the province immediately. To minimize these occurrences, PEI has implemented the following pre-travel approval processes:

For travellers outside of Atlantic Canada

For details, visit Pre-Travel Approval Process

Screening measures are in place at all entry points to the province including the Charlottetown Airport, Confederation Bridge and ferry terminals. A Public Health Order is in place requiring all individuals entering Prince Edward Island to self-isolate for 14 days.

Every person arriving on PEI at any and all points of entry shall:

  • stop when instructed to do so by a peace officer.
  • answer any questions posed and provide all information requested by a peace officer, public health official, or health practitioner, including but not limited to:
    • name,
    • place of ordinary residence,
    • license plate number,
    • contact information
    • travel details
    • reason for entering PEI,
    • occupation, and
    • symptom information.
  • if requested, submit to temperature tests and such other examinations as may be required.
  • declare if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
  • provide complete details of your self-isolation plan.

Self-isolation exemptions are in place for:

For travellers to PEI from Atlantic Canada

Published date: 
July 27, 2020
Justice and Public Safety

General Inquiries

Public Safety Division
PO Box 911
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7L9

PEI Border Entry Inquires 
Phone: 902-368-5025 

General Inquiries:
Phone: 902-894-0385
Toll-free: 1-877-894-0385
Fax: 902-368-6362

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