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

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

ArriveCAN mobile app

Consider using the ArriveCAN mobile app (Android, iOS or web format) on your phone before arriving at the border. You can reduce your waiting time and minimize contact with border and health officers by submitting your information in advance.


Who can enter Canada as a visitor, 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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