Travelling to Canada

Government of Canada reinstates some COVID-19 border and travel measures for air travellers from China

As of January 5 at 12:01am (EST) all air travellers, 2 years of age and older, arriving from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao must show a negative COVID-19 test result, taken no more than 2 days before their departure to the airline in order to board their flight.

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All other COVID-19 emergency border measures have ended

With the exception of the above measures which have been reinstated, all federal border testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements ended on October 1, 2022

Travel restrictions may change with little warning. Please visit the Government of Canada’s COVID-19: Travel, testing and borders website for the most up-to-date information on planning your travel.

Last updated: January 9, 2023

The following pages will help you understand the steps to take and what to expect as you make your plans to travel or return to Canada as an international student: