Are you travelling to El Salvador?

The Republic of El Salvador is a small country located in Central America along the Pacific ocean. It shares borders with Guatemala and Honduras. This country is susceptible to earthquakes and volcano activity due to its location along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Its tropical climate delivers a rainy season May through October.

Capital City: San Salvador

Languages: Spanish

Population: 6.3 million

Currency: United States dollar

Entry Requirements:

  • Tourist, Business or Student visa is not required. Canadians must have a passport.
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate may be required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to El Salvador here.