Last Updated: April 11, 2021

Please note that the information on this page is subject to change

Welcome. This page is for new or returning students arriving from outside of Canada to study at King’s University College.

All international students who are 18 years of age and older are required to be fully vaccinated to travel to Canada.

Vaccines accepted by the Government of Canada for the purpose of travel to and within Canada:

  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222)
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin, BBV152 A, B, C)
  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson
  • Moderna (Spikevax, mRNA-1273) including for children aged 6 to 11 years
  • Novavax (NVX-COV2373, Nuvaxovid, Covovax)
  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2) including for children aged 5 to 11 years
  • Sinopharm BIBP (BBIBP-CorV)
  • Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc)

To qualify as a fully vaccinated traveller, you must have received, at least 14 calendar days by the day you travel:

  • at least 2 doses of a vaccine accepted by the Government of Canada for the purpose of travel
  • or a mix of 2 accepted vaccines
  • or at least 1 dose of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Please note that travel requirements continue to change as announcements are made by the Canadian government. We will continue to provide updates as we have them


Steps for students travelling to Canada

  1. Ensure that you are eligible to travel to Canada
  2. Review the government checklist for travelling to Canada 
  3. Carefully review the requirements for quarantine set forth under the Quarantine Act.
  4. Check to see if you are exempt from quarantine requirements. 
  5. If you require quarantine services, please contact King’s International at
  6. Register your Quarantine Plan. Students who are quarantine-exempt are encouraged to register their plan with us. You are not required to make bookings, but must ensure you also have a plan to present at the border in case you are required to quarantine.
  7. Ensure you have all the necessary documents and items required to travel to Canada. See what to bring here.
  8. Download the ArriveCAN app and enter your travel and contact information, quarantine plan and COVID-19 symptom assessment.

Below are some frequently asked questions concerning COVID-19:

Student Health Contacts & Resources

If you are not sure where to direct your questions, please contact us at King’s International at