Security Screening Wait Times

CATSA encourages all passengers to arrive at their departing airport well in advance of their flight. Many airlines advise passengers to arrive two hours in advance for domestic flights and three hours in advance for US and international flights.

Be prepared for screening - LAGS

Be prepared for screening. Please ensure that all liquids, gels and aerosols in your carry-on baggage are in containers of 100ml or less and placed in a clear, 1L resealable bag. Click here for more information about carry-on baggage requirements.

Permanent closure of CATSA’s mobile app

Please be advised that CATSA’s mobile app was permanently closed on March 29, 2023, following a value assessment review.

Personal oxygen concentrators (POCs)

Carry on baggage
Checked baggage

Personal oxygen concentrators (POCs): In order to have a POC screened, passengers may choose to either: 1) bring a clear plastic bag to place the respiratory device into for screening or 2) leave the attachments (tubes and mask) inside the case and place the main electronic unit only in a bin.