Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Visitors, temporary workers and students

Exemptions ending for certain travellers entering Canada

Effective January 15, 2022, 00:01 (EST), some foreign national travellers who were previously allowed to enter Canada without being fully vaccinated will now be required to be fully vaccinated in order to enter Canada. There will also be changes to testing and quarantine exemptions for certain travellers, regardless of citizenship, entering Canada.

Find out if you can enter Canada

Floods in British Columbia

If you’re directly affected by the floods, you may be able to

  • get free replacement of documents that are lost, damaged, destroyed or inaccessible due to the floods
  • ask for urgent processing and a refund for an application you’ve submitted because of the floods
  • change, extend or restore your status, including
    • pausing your studies if your school is in the flood area
    • changing your employer if your workplace is affected by the floods

Find out how to apply

Find out how COVID-19 is affecting you and what to do if you’re a visitor, temporary worker or international student.

Visitors

What to do if you’re eligible to travel, how to unite with immediate family members, and what to do if your visitor status is expiring

Information for visitors

Temporary workers

How to apply for a work permit, who can enter Canada to work, temporary workers already in Canada, and working without a permit

Information for temporary workers

International students

How to apply for a study permit, who can enter Canada to study, students already in Canada, working as a student, and post-graduation work permits

Information for students

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