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.

Saline solution

Carry on baggage
Yes
Checked baggage
Yes

Saline solution: This item is considered to be essential non-prescription medication. You are allowed to carry volumes greater than 100 ml (3.4 oz.) in your carry-on baggage. This liquid must be declared to the Screening Officer separately. See our information on liquids for more details.