Travel Ban

Covid 19

Global Affairs Canada’s global Level 3 advisory to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada is still in effect. As a result, all international university travel remains suspended until further notice.

University-sponsored travel within Canada remains suspended until further notice. Exceptions can be applied for through the Dean or unit head (AVP level or higher) for mission critical and time-sensitive travel.

COVID-19 Updates

McGill University is carefully monitoring the current COVID-19 outbreak. Please check the links below regularly for new information and developments.

Airline Policies COVID19

This is a summary view of policies that have been captured on airline websites on a periodic basis. The summary text does not represent the complete terms and conditions and is provided for informational purposes only and without guarantee of accuracy. Please click on the links in this document to see the most up to date and detailed airline policy changes. This information is also likely to change depending on rapidly-evolving circumstances

Before you go


University Travel Registration Form for Faculty and Staff

It is imperative that you register your travel information using the on-line University Travel Registration form for Faculty and Staff. If you are not already logged in, you will be required to log-in for access.

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All McGill members – students, faculty and staff– are required to make emergency provisions before leaving on university-related travel

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Avoid waiting in line at Trudeau Airport security with SecurXpress. This service allows you to set-up a specific time to pass through security based on your flight departure time.

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Consult destination-specific and up-to-date information and warnings on vaccinations on the Government of Canada, Travel Information site. You can contact the McGill University’s J.D MacLean Pre-Travel Clinic for further information. 

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By choosing more sustainable travel and accommodation choices, you can mitigate the negative impacts that your actions and purchases have on local employment and businesses, as well as cultural and environmental heritage

Important notice for international travelers

The Government of Canada provides essential information on travel health risks and preventive measures to keep you safe during your travels. It is important to review the Travel website of Canada each time before you book your travels. Under Travel Health Notices the Public Health Agency of Canada outline potential health risks to Canadian travelers and recommend ways to help reduce them.


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