Find out if you can travel to Canada – Foreign national - Student

You indicated that you are:

  • a foreign national
  • an international student

To be able to enter Canada, you must have a valid study permit, and the school you’re attending must be considered a designated learning institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by its province or territory.

You will likely be allowed to enter Canada if you meet these requirements; however, the final determination will be made by a government official at the port of entry.

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Students travelling with immediate family

If you are travelling with immediate family, such as your spouse or a dependent child, they may be allowed to enter Canada with you.

If immediate family members want to be with you in Canada

Students in a health field: quarantine exemptions

If you are working in Canada as a student in a health field, you will likely be exempt from quarantine if you are entering for the purposes of performing your duties as long as you do not directly care for persons 65 years of age or older within the 14-day period that begins on the day you enter Canada.

You must still comply with any additional provincial or territorial restrictions.

This answer does not guarantee entry into Canada

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