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Government of Canada announces easing of border measures

The Public Health Agency of Canada has announced a series of adjustments to the current border measures, representing the beginning of a phased easing of travel restrictions into and out of Canada. The new measures will take effect as of April 1, 2022. Read more here.


Global Travel Advisory

Many foreign governments are implementing strict travel restrictions due to spread of the Omicron variant and international transportation options may be limited. As a result, you may have difficulty returning to Canada, or may have to remain abroad for an indeterminate period. Read more here.

If you must travel

Monitor and review Canada's entry requirements before and during your travel as arrival to Canada following international travel could be severely restricted due to the spread of the Omicron variant.


More information on COVID-19

Due to ongoing concerns related to the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), preventative measures have been enacted throughout our global network of offices. Many Government of Canada offices are encouraging clients to limit in-person visits. Canadians in need of assistance should contact:

Please visit the COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions page.

For information on COVID-19, please visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories. Make sure to register with the Registration of Canadians Abroad to get the latest updates at your destination.


Visas and immigration

Visa Application Centre in the United Kingdom – Reduced services

Please visit the VAC website for further updates.

You can apply for a visitor visa, study permit or work permit online.

If you have a case specific enquiry contact Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada.



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