July 8, 2021
Starting July 5th, 2021 fully vaccinated international students no longer need to quarantine when they arrive in Canada.
If you are fully vaccinated, you have a valid study permit and a negative Covid-19 test, you will not have to stay in a government-authorized hotel. However, you should show proof that you have been vaccinated by following accepted vaccines at least two weeks prior your arrival:
Vaccines not currently accepted for fully vaccinated status in Canada:
The list of accepted vaccines may expand in the future. Bear in mind that you will still need to have a quarantine plan as a contingency.
There are no changes for international students who are not vaccinated — or have received vaccines that are not recognized by the Canadian government.