African swine fever – traveller pamphlet
Declare at the border
Protect Canada from foreign animal diseases
As an international traveller, here is what you can do to reduce the risks spreading foreign animal diseases.
Do declare all animal and food products at the border
- If you don't, you could face a monetary penalty of up to $1300 at the border
Do take precautions when visiting farms
- Do wash or dispose of all clothing and footwear worn while visiting a farm outside of Canada
- Do declare all farm visits at the border when you return to Canada
- Do not visit any farms in Canada within 14 days of being in contact with farm or wild animals abroad.
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