COVID-19 Immigration and Travel FAQ: View All Updates

November 23, 2021

November 5, 2021

October 26, 2021

October 21, 2021

  • Updated Alert section to reflect upcoming resumption of direct flights from Morocco
  • Added specific testing requirements for students travelling from Morocco to preparing for arrival section

October 20, 2021

September 27, 2021

  • Updated Alert section to reflect extended suspension of direct flights from Morocco

September 22, 2021

  • Updated Alert section to reflect upcoming resumption of direct flights from India
  • Updated information on entry requirements for fully vaccinated travellers, to reflect that September 7 changes are now in effect
  • Added specific testing requirements for students travelling from India to preparing for arrival section

September 3, 2021

August 31, 2021

August 30, 2021

August 19, 2021

August 5, 2021

July 28, 2021

  • Updated documents to carry for travel, to highlight that new students should carry a confirmation of enrollment letter in addition to their letter of acceptance

July 20, 2021

July 8, 2021

June 30, 2021

  • Removed information on BC Government self-isolation plan from preparing for arrival section, as this has now been removed from the provincial government's website

June 23, 2021

June 11, 2021

June 2, 2021

May 21, 2021

  • Updated alert section of the page to reflect extensions of quarantine measure, travel restrictions, and suspension on direct flights from India and Pakistan

May 3, 2021

April 30, 2021

  • Updated alert section of page to reflect suspension of flights from India and Pakistan

April 19, 2021

April 9, 2021

  • Updated language throughout page to reflect IRCC terminology change - implied status is now maintained status
  • Updated SIN application information
  • Launched page redesign

March 22, 2021

  • updated documents to carry to include medical exam, COVID-19 pre-departure test results and ArriveCAN receipt

March 12, 2021

March 9, 2021

March 5, 2021

February 24, 2021

February 22, 2021

February 17, 2021

February 12, 2021

February 11, 2021

  • updated links in preparing for arrival section (acceptable tests and pre-arrival testing), and added basic information on anticipated new quarantine measures
  • added link to Government of Canada main COVID-19 page to section on what to expect on arrival

January 29, 2021

January 21, 2021

January 14, 2021

January 6, 2021

January 4, 2021

December 7, 2020

December 4, 2020

  • Updated information on biometrics to reflect Service Canada resuming biometrics collection (in-Canada biometrics exemptions are still in place)

November 10, 2020

October 30, 2020

October 21, 2020

October 2, 2020

September 25, 2020

September 16, 2020

September 1, 2020

August 26, 2020

August 18, 2020

August 14, 2020

July 28, 2020

July 17, 2020

July 16, 2020

July 14, 2020

July 10, 2020

June 18, 2020

  • Updated page title from "Immigration" to "Immigration and Travel"

June 15, 2020

June 5, 2020

  • Added clarification that IRCC has not yet confirmed impact of studying prior to permit approval in Fall 2020

June 4, 2020

  • Edited text at top of page to clarify that May 14 confirmation from IRCC (regarding online studies not impacting PGWP eligibility or length) applies to students approved for a study permit

June 1, 2020

May 28, 2020

  • Updated info on giving biometrics inside Canada and outside Canada, following IRCC extension of deadline until sites reopen (previous extension was for 90 days)

May 25, 2020

  • Updated info on PGWP impacts for students who begin studies online in Summer 2020 before study permit approval, following IRCC confirmation that studies prior to approval will not count toward PGWP eligibility

May 15, 2020

May 14, 2020

May 6, 2020

April 29, 2020

April 22, 2020

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