Trent Safe Arrival Protocol
Making a Plan to Arrive Safely in Canada
As immigration regulations and public health regulations evolve, this information is subject to change. The immigration information on this page has been reviewed and endorsed by Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) in compliance with the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations. However, this is not a legal document and information may change without notice. Always refer to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for the most up-to-date information.
- Who do I contact about Safe Arrival?
- Latest entry updates
- How to prepare for arrival in Canada
- Frequently Asked Questions
Email our Safe Arrival Support Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
To prepare for your arrival, please ensure you have the following documents:
- If you are a new student, arrive in Canada in time for orientation and bring with you your valid Letter of Acceptance from Trent University and the following documents as required by IRCC.
- If you are a continuing student, ensure you have your valid study permit, valid passport, and a valid entry document (if required) to return to Canada.
|What is Trent University’s COVID-19 Readiness Plan?||
The Trent Safe Arrival Protocol is Trent University’s Readiness Plan.
To be able to reopen to international students who aren’t currently in Canada, Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) must have a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by their province or territory that:
|What do I do if I develop COVID-19 symptoms?||
If you develop COVID-19 symptoms, please see the Government of Canada’s instructions for symptoms and treatment of COVID-19.
If your symptoms are mild, call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 to speak with a health professional. If your symptoms are severe, call 911.
Inform the Trent Safe Arrival Support Team by email email@example.com so we can support you.
|Is vaccination a Canadian entry requirement?||As of October 1, 2022, vaccination is no longer an entry requirement.|
|Will I require full vaccination to live on-campus?||Vaccination is a requirement to live on campus at Trent. If you are not fully-vaccinated prior to move-in, please contact the Trent Housing department to make a temporary accommodation. If you have questions about this requirement, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|If I obtain a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada, will it be covered under my health insurance?||
As of July 1, 2022, the cost of an in-Canada vaccination is covered by the Ministry of Health in Canada. In the event that you can only receive partial vaccination prior to arriving in Canada, be assured that you will be able to receive additional doses in Canada, as per Health Canada's guidelines.
Your out-of-Canada vaccination record will first need to be submitted to Public Health and assessed to see which vaccines are safe to be administered to you.
|Do I require a vaccination record?||If you have obtained vaccination, ensure you keep your proof of vaccination with your immigration documents.|
|What will my health insurance policies cover?||Visit our international student health insurance webpage for comprehensive information on coverage details and limits.|