Services and information
Travel health information
Get travel insurance if you travel outside Canada, no matter where you're going or how long you'll be there.
Travel health notices
Potential health risks to Canadian travellers and ways to help reduce them.
Travel health kit
How to prepare a basic travel health kit no matter where you are going.
Check which vaccinations may be recommended or required for your destination.
Find a travel health clinic
Visit the clinic or your health care provider six weeks before you travel.
Travelling with medication
Make sure your medication won't cause you any problems while you're away or when you return.
Travelling with a medical device
Plan in advance, check with your doctor and avoid problems at airport security screening.
Receiving medical care outside Canada
What you need to know before you travel to another country to receive specific medical care, also known as "medical tourism".
Eat and drink safely
Avoid common causes of illness while travelling, including food poisoning, stomach flu and travellers' diarrhea.
Information about the risks of contracting a disease that may not be common in Canada. Read these fact sheets and be prepared.
Insect bite prevention
Prevent bites from mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, or flies carrying travel-related diseases.
Sun and heat
Avoid the health risks of strong sunlight and extreme heat.
How to use oral rehydration solutions to treat dehydration caused by travellers’ diarrhea.
Visiting friends and relatives
Visiting friends and relatives in a foreign country involves unique risk factors and travel patterns. Learn how to protect your health.
Tornadoes, cyclones, hurricanes, typhoons and monsoons
How storms can affect travel, preparing for a storm and what to do during and after a storm.
Your safety and security outside Canada
Travel Advice and Advisories
Destination-specific travel information and advice.
Information and resources to help you in emergencies or crises outside Canada.
Drugs and alcohol
How to avoid problems caused by drugs and alcohol.
Protect your devices and yourself from the risks of cyber-based threats.
Information about the dangers of being in, on or under water when you travel.
Mass gatherings and large events
How to reduce the risks of participating in a major event or festival.
Protect yourself from fraud and scams by companies or individuals in foreign countries.
Advice for different types of travellers
Consider your medical conditions before and as you travel.
Information on the challenges women can face when travelling outside Canada.
Minimize your risks and stay healthy while travelling during your pregnancy.
Minimize your risk. Make sure you are aware of your destination country's laws and customs before you travel.
Students and youth
Information for students and youth travelling outside Canada.
Travellers with children
How to help your children have a healthy and enjoyable trip.
Travellers with disabilities
Information to help make travelling with disabilities as easy and safe as possible.
Advice on accreditations and permits, electronics and security equipment, safety outside Canada.
If you become sick or injured while travelling outside Canada or after your return
What to do if you are sick when or after you return to Canada.
Travelling with animals
Everything you need to know to keep your pets safe from harm and injury whether they are travelling by land, air or sea.
What to do if you or someone you know might be forced into marriage.
Using data plans outside Canada
How to avoid expensive roaming fees when you use your Canadian cellphone, mobile device or computer abroad.
What we are doing
Policies, acts and regulations
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