Travelling Workers

The COVID-19 isolation and testing requirements for workers may vary depending on where you have been travelling and your workplace requirements.

Non-PEI residents:

  • Individuals who are eligible should apply for a PEI Pass
    • Those who meet the conditions of the pass upon entry to PEI are exempt from self-isolation
  • If not eligible to use a PEI Pass, you must complete a Self-Isolation Declaration, and identify you are seeking an isolation exemption to go to work
    • Required to be tested and self-isolate upon arrival to PEI

PEI residents returning to PEI:

  • Individuals who are eligible should apply for a PEI Pass
    • Those who meet the conditions of the pass upon entry to PEI are exempt from self-isolation
  • If not eligible for a PEI Pass:
  • PEI residents seeking to work outside of the home during their self-isolation period may apply to work-isolate in PEI through a portal specific to PEI residents.
  • PEI residents who travel routinely, spend over 50% of their time working outside of PEI, and spend fewer than 21 days when not at work, may apply to be a rotational worker.
  • PEI residents travelling within Atlantic Canada for some types of same-day travel are not required to self-isolate, subject to some restrictions.

Commercial truck drivers and other transport workers: 

Commercial fishing travel:

  • see travel and isolation measures for PEI residents and non-PEI residents engaged in commercial fishing.
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