“Some travellers may attempt to use fraudulent documentation when seeking entry to Canada.”
Wondering how vaccine passports will be used for global travel in the future?
A recent survey found that more than seven in 10 British Columbians (73%) endorse the idea of a vaccine passport for international travel. However, some Canadians refuse to roll up their sleeves.
Beginning July 5 at midnight, fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted to enter Canada will not be subject to the federal requirement to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on day-8. Additionally, fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air will not be required to stay at a government-authorized hotel.
But the relaxed rules have opened the window for scammers to offer fraudulent documents to unvaccinated Canadians.
British Columbians have been issued vaccine cards by their regional health authorities, but experts warn that con artists have found these documents…