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February 1, 2021 10:55 AM

Message from International Education: Important information regarding travelling to Canada

The following message was sent to international students planning to travel to Canada on behalf of International Education on January 29.

This email is intended to provide you with important information regarding the introduction of mandatory COVID-19 testing for all air travellers entering Canada. Please read the details of this message carefully.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus and its variants, the federal government has announced new requirements for international travellers to Canada. Effective February 1, all air travellers arriving into Toronto Pearson International Airport will be required to take a mandatory COVID-19 test. The test is in addition to the negative pre-boarding test result required to travel to Canada.  

More updates will be provided to you over the next few days regarding the changing entry requirements to Canada. Please be sure to consult the Government of Canada’s Immigration and Citizenship website prior to travelling.