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Common travel area opened with Nunavik

29 July 2021

Public Service Announcement

Common travel area opened with Nunavik

As of July 29, there is a Common Travel Area with Nunavik. Travellers from a COVID-free community who have been in Nunavut or Nunavik for at least 14 days will be able to travel between the two areas.

  • Travellers going between Nunavut and Nunavik must complete a Common Area Traveller’s Declaration form and send it to cphotravelrequests@gov.nu.ca. They must wear masks in public spaces and observe physical distancing for the duration of their travel to and from Nunavut.
  • Nunavummiut who are currently in Nunavik on exemption to live, work, study or for compassionate reasons and wish to return to Nunavut must also complete a Common Area Traveller’s Declaration form and send it to cphotravelrequests@gov.nu.ca.
  • Nunavummiut travelling to Nunavik will be subject to the region’s public health measures and will have to get tested after arrival in Nunavik. The Government of Nunavut does not test for travel purposes.

For information on how to get tested in Nunavik, please visit https://nrbhss.ca/en/screening.

For more information on common travel areas, go to https://gov.nu.ca/health/information/travel-and-isolation

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Media Contact:

Danarae Sommerville
Communications Specialist
Department of Health
867-975-5712
dsommerville1@gov.nu.ca