Attention UBC travelers and travel arrangers: Effective April 2, 2014, please note that booking...
Before making travel arrangements outside of Canada, travellers should check:
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada travel reports and warnings
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada entry/exit visa requirements and transit visa requirements
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Registration of Canadians Abroad, a free service that keeps travellers connected to Canada in case of an emergency abroad, such as an earthquake, civil unrest or an emergency in Canada
Public Health Agency of Canada travel health notices
Public Health Agency of Canada Canadian's guide to healthy travel abroad
Verify with the airline carrier their free baggage allowance. Pack smart is provided by the Canadian Air Transport Security authority provides information on how to make the pre-flight screening process as smooth as possible.
Canadian citizens travelling outside of Canada should verify the expiry date on their passport and ensure that the passport is valid while travelling. Many countries require passports have a minimum of six moths validity. For passport information, see Passport Canada and Step-by-Step Guide.
For UBC travellers who are not Canadian citizens, contact the Consular or Embassy of the country of nationality.
UBC Exentended Health Benefits
Information on immunization requirements can be found at:
Vancouver Coast Health Travel Clinic
Travel Medicine & Vaccination Centre - Kelowna Travel Clinic