Travel & Arrival
During Travel

During Travel

NEWS UPDATE November 4, 2020:

Monday, the Government of Canada announced new mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada (Please read the full release):

  • As of November 21, 2020, air travellers whose final destination is Canada will be required to submit their information electronically through the ArriveCAN app before they board their flight. This includes travel and contact information, quarantine plan, and COVID-19 symptom self-assessment.
  • Travellers must be ready to show their ArriveCAN receipt when seeking entry into Canada; a border services officer will verify that they have submitted their information digitally.
  • Travellers who do not submit the required information digitally before boarding their flight could be subject to enforcement action, which can range from verbal warnings to $1,000 fine.

Carry these important documents with you

  • Passport
  • Study Permit or Study Permit Approval Letter
  • Letter of Acceptance and Custodianship document (if under 18)
  • Copy of this document, signed by you
  • Your quarantine plan
  • Proof of health insurance/insurance information


Comply with the following regulations

  • Wear a mask and gloves;
  • Wash hands frequently;
  • Use hand sanitizer when necessary;
  • Practice physical distancing (minimum 2 metres from others);
  • Sanitize your personal space and high touch areas;
  • Minimize trips to the washroom (Flush the toilet with the seat cover down);
  • Touch as few surfaces as possible;
  • Keep your cell phone charged
  • You must continue to monitor your health for
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Difficulty breathing


If symptoms present themselves during your travel (cough, shortness of breath, fever greater than 38°C, or signs of fever e.g. shivering, flushed skin, excessive sweating), immediately contact your airlines/flight crew.


Please refer to the Symptoms of COVID-19 ( for additional symptoms common to COVID-19.


Reduce the spread of COVID-19

If you exhibit symptoms during travel

If you exhibit symptoms during travel, contact your travel agent and airline as soon as possible. They will best be able to guide you on requirements based on your current location. Be sure to alert your family, accommodation provider, and school if there are any delays in your travel plans to Canada.