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Travel to Toronto

Join your Enrollment Management colleagues on November 13-16, 2022, for an in-person experience at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Explore and Experience Toronto. Be sure to check out everything Toronto has to offer visitors, including restaurants, culture, and things to do.

With the Visit Toronto Pass TO Savings, you can get up to 20% off of some of Toronto’s best attractions and experiences.

International travel is a different experience from traveling domestically. Travelers must prepare carefully before embarking on a trip to another country, no matter how similar the destination may seem. Even those familiar with traveling abroad can run into unexpected issues or changes in plans, and it is essential to understand the ins and outs before traveling internationally. 

Please look through the information provided below to ensure a smooth experience for your travel to Canada.

(Updated September 27, 2022) 

As of October 1, the Government of Canada no longer requires travelers entering the country to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. However, AACRAO still recommends bringing your vaccination card.

Read about COVID-19: Travel, Testing, and Borders

* Foreign nationals must meet the entry requirements under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and provide appropriate travel and immigration documentation as necessary. Final determination on entry and quarantine is made by a government representative at the port of entry based on the information presented at the time of entry.

Travelers eligible to enter Canada have the option to submit contact and travel information in the ArriveCAN  system before arrival in Canada, however, ArriveCAN is not required for entry.  The mobile app is free and available in English, French, and Spanish. Download the latest version of ArriveCAN or click 'update' in your app store, available for iOS, Android, and web.

International Travel Checklist (Tips & Suggestions)

*The U.S. Passport office is currently experiencing delays in processing passports. It may take up to 16 weeks to receive a passport and 12 weeks for expedited processing. Applicants who need a new passport or who need to renew their passport should start the process immediately.  You will not be permitted to use your expired U.S. passport to return to the United States after June 30, 2022. 

  • Acquire an International driver's license if your regular one will not suffice for driving in the destination country.
  • Make photocopies of important documents and keep them separate from the originals.
  • Check for health and travel advisories or warnings.
  • Visit the CDC website for health information, risks, and specific vaccination requirements for the country. Learn which prescription drugs are permitted or illegal, and bring any necessary doctor's notes/instructions.
  • Consider registering your trip for free with the U.S. Department of State so the government or relatives can locate or contact you in an emergency.
  • Bring multiple payment methods and memorize or note any PINs and card numbers. Keep this sensitive information secure. Alert your bank of your travel plans to avoid losing access to your money.
  • Consider buying travel insurance.
  • Pack appropriately, and don't bring valuables you would miss if lost.
  • Do your research and educate yourself on tourist safety.

Traveler’s Checklist for U.S. citizens.

Website of the Government of Canada

U.S. Consulate in Toronto
360 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1S4 Canada
Telephone: +1 (416) 595-1700
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +1 (416) 595-6506