Your safety and security outside Canada

Get advice to make sure you are prepared to enjoy a safe trip outside Canada.


Measles cases are increasing worldwide

Before travelling, check that you and your family have received the recommended measles vaccinations.

Do not travel if you have symptoms of measles or have been in contact with someone with measles.

If you develop symptoms of measles after your return to Canada, call a health care provider right away.

Global Measles Notice

Travel advice and advisories by destination

Find destination-specific travel information and advice

Emergency information

Get information and resources to help you in emergencies or crises outside Canada

Drugs and alcohol

Learn about the problems caused by travelling outside Canada with drugs and alcohol


Protect your devices and yourself from the risks of cyber-based threats

Water safety

Find information about the dangers you may face while in, on or under water when you travel

Mass gatherings and large events

Learn how to reduce the risks of participating in a large public event, such as a festival


Protect yourself from fraud and scams by companies or individuals in foreign countries

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