Residents Travelling to and From PEI

Non-essential travel to and from Prince Edward Island during the holiday season is not recommended.

If you must travel outside of Prince Edward Island you have to check with other provinces and territories on their rules for entering.

PEI residents returning to PEI:

  • Prince Edward Island residents do not need pre-approval to return to PEI, but must submit a 14 day self-isolation plan through the pre-travel form.
  • PEI residents seeking to work outside of the home during their 14 day 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.

PEI residents living off-Island returning to PEI:

  • Prince Edward Island residents do not need pre-approval to return to PEI, but must submit a 14 day self-isolation plan through the pre-travel form.
  • Students who are permanent PEI residents do not need pre-approval to return to PEI, but must submit a 14 day self-isolation plan through the pre-travel form. Students off Island studying and returning for Christmas holidays are deemed to be PEI residents.

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