Apply for a PEI Pass

The PEI Pass will facilitate travel to Prince Edward Island

All fully vaccinated travellers from outside of Atlantic Canada and Magdalen Islands can now apply for the PEI Pass for travel to PEI without isolation as of July 18.

Atlantic Canada and Magdalen Islands residents with one dose (+21 days) of a COVID-19 vaccine can travel to PEI without isolation from within Atlantic Canada and the Magdalen Islands. After July 18, if travelling outside of Atlantic Canada or the Magdalen Islands, two doses are required for travel to PEI without isolation.

The PEI Pass can be used multiple times providing the conditions of the pass are met on entry to PEI. The Pass confirms Islanders and travellers meet the appropriate criteria to be exempt from self-isolation in PEI, after travel within the Atlantic provinces.

Currently the PEI Pass is in effect for the following travelers who have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine (at least 21 days prior to arrival):

  • PEI residents returning home after traveling within the four Atlantic provinces and the Magdalen Islands.  
  • Visitors coming to PEI from within the four Atlantic provinces or the Magdalen Islands
  • Note: Travelers age 12-17 years (including Island residents) who have had with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine (anytime until July 31, 2021; after which 1st dose + 21 days will be required)  
All fully vaccinated Canadian residents outside of the Atlantic provinces and Magdalen Islands can now apply for the PEI Pass for travel to PEI on or after July 18, 2021. 

Effective July 18, 2021, the PEI Pass can be used by the following, if fully vaccinated (e.g. two doses) with a COVID-19 vaccine:

  • PEI residents returning home after traveling outside of the four Atlantic provinces and the Magdalen Islands.  
  • Travelers coming from outside of the Atlantic provinces or Magdalen Islands,
  • Note: Travelers age 12-17 years (including Island residents) are required to have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine (until July 31, 2021; after which 1st dose + 21 days will be required)

Notes

  • No pass is needed for children under 12. Children under 12 years of age, or turning 12 within 14 days of their scheduled travel date, who are travelling with their vaccinated parents/families are not required to self-isolate and do not need a pass or other travel registration
  • A separate application is required for each vaccinated person aged 12 and over
  • Parents/guardians must complete application for children under 18   
  • You must have been vaccinated with a vaccine approved for use in Canada.  

Travellers with a PEI Pass will be eligible to enter PEI without isolation, provided they meet the following conditions:

  • Have your PEI Pass with you on entry to PEI, along with matching government issued Photo ID (see the supporting documents page for acceptable ID minors age 12-17).
  • Have not been diagnosed with or showed symptoms of COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to travel to PEI
  • Have not been in contact with someone with active COVID-19 or in isolation in the 14 days prior to travel to PEI
  • Agree to be tested on entry as directed by public health officials
    • If you are a permanent resident of the Magdalen Islands entering PEI from the Magdalen Islands, you must have a negative test in the Magdalen Islands in the 72 hours before your travel
  • Agree to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and seek testing as soon as possible if symptoms develop
  • Up until July 18, you must have been in the Atlantic provinces/Magdalen Islands for the previous 14 days (or have completed your 8 day self-isolation in PEI); after July 18, individuals who are partially vaccinated must have been in the Atlantic provinces/Magdalen Islands for at least 14 days (or have completed your 8 day self-isolation in PEI)

Note for International Travel

A PEI Pass does not grant you acess to Canada. Before making plans to travel to Prince Edward Island, you should first find out if you are eligible to enter Canada and review the COVID-19 vaccinated travellers entering Canada Web page. If you are eligible to enter Canada, work your way through every step in your checklist to understand how to plan and prepare. Each step has specific requirements and exemptions that will follow through to later stages of your travel. You must be exempt from self-isolation at the federal border to be eligible for a self-isolation exemption in PEI with a PEI Pass within your first 14 days in the country.

Registered PEI rotational worker or registered PEI truck driver

If you are a registered PEI rotational worker or registered PEI truck driver and have already provided your vaccine record to CPHO, you will receive a PEI Pass automatically; if you have not yet provided your vaccine record to CPHO, please contact peiworkertravel@ihis.org to apply for your PEI Pass.

If you DO NOT meet the above mentioned eligibility for the PEI Pass but you are looking to enter PEI please see here for more information.

U.S. citizens and permanent residents in the United States

Travelers from the US, who are fully vaccinated with Canadian-authorized COVID-19 vaccines and enter Canada on or after August 9, 2021, will be eligible to apply for a PEI Pass (application available soon), which verifies that you are fully vaccinated and can visit PEI without isolating. US travelers will be tested upon entry to PEI.


Frequently asked QuestionsFAQ bubble box

Want to know more about the PEI Pass? How long is the pass valid? What if I am travelling with people who are not vaccinated ? The answers to these and more can be found on the PEI Pass frequently asked questions page.


Required documentation to apply for a PEI Pass

Submit your application when you have all required documents ready to upload – only complete applications can be processed.

You can receive assistance with the application over the phone at 902-368-5025.

Residents of Prince Edward Island

  • PEI residents who were vaccinated in PEI, have two options to provide their proof of vaccination:
    1. consent to allow a public health official to verify their COVID-19 vaccination in the PEI COVID Immunization Registry
    2. upload their own vaccine record (e.g. official record including at minimum the person’s name, the date and type of vaccine administered)
  • PEI residents vaccinated somewhere other than PEI, will need to upload proof of vaccination
  • PEI residents are not required to upload their ID.
  • When you arrive at the point of entry, ensure you have with you Proof of PEI permanent residency
  • Island residents can pick up a paper copy of the application form at Access PEI, or download the form here.

If you need help to complete the application call the PEI Pass Support Line at 902-368-5025 or email peipass@gov.pe.ca.

Non-PEI residents who came to PEI through Pre-Travel Approval and are currently in PEI

  • Approval code from your most recent pre-travel approval letter
  • If it has been more than 28 days since you last arrived in PEI, upload accepted documentation to prove you were physically present in PEI during the past 14 consecutive days (see below)
  • Vaccine record (e.g. official record including at minimum the person’s name, the date and type of vaccine administered)

Permanent residents of PEI, NS, NB, NL or the Magdalen Islands

  • Government issued photo identification
  • Vaccine record (e.g. official record including at minimum the person’s name, the date and type of vaccine administered)

Travellers who have been in an Atlantic province for a minimum of 14 consecutive days

Other individuals (other than permanent residents) who have been in an Atlantic province for a minimum of 14 consecutive days (such as seasonal residents of NS, NB, or NL) - does not include visitors to the Magdalen Islands.

  • Government issued photo ID
  • Accepted documentation to prove that you have physically present in Atlantic Canada during the past 14 consecutive days
  • Vaccine record (e.g. official record including at minimum the person’s name, the date and type of vaccine administered)

Visitors  from outside of Atlantic Canada or Magdalen Islands

Effective July 18, 2021 fully vaccinated (e.g. 2 doses) visitors to PEI can be exempt from self-isolation with a PEI Pass. You can apply for a Pass beginning on July 6 (for entry on or after July 18).

  • Government issued photo identification
  • Vaccine record (e.g. official record including at minimum the person’s name, the date and type of vaccine administered)

 

Uploading Documents

Some individuals will be required to upload supporting documents within this online form.

  • When uploading documents you should cover/hide personal information other than names, address and date/s.
  • You may need to reduce the file, specifically if you are uploading photos of your documents. See Resizing Photos for Online Forms or search online for information about your specific device.
  • If you are experiencing issues with the online form, some helpful tips are here.
  • If you need help to complete the application you can call 902-368-5025 or email peipass@gov.pe.ca.
  • Descriptions of what is required for documents are listed on the accepted documentation page.

Submit your application

Your PEI Pass will be emailed to the address you provided.

Depending on your email filters, it may have gone into your junk folder, so if you are waiting, check there first. 

And, THANK YOU for your patience! Staff are working very hard to process your applications!

 

Health and Wellness

General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness
4th Floor North, Shaw Building
105 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6414
Fax: 902-368-4121

DeptHW@gov.pe.ca