Immigration Updates

Page updated: May 19, 2023


COVID-19 Update:

As of March 17, 2023, the temporary COVID-19 testing measures for travellers flying from China, Hong Kong, and Macao have ended. Travel restrictions, testing and quarantine requirements may change without notice. Visit COVID-19: Travel, testing, and borders for updates.

Dalhousie University COVID-19 Procedures and Protocol

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to adapt our academic operations to comply with public health guidelines.

If you’re travelling to Canada from abroad, you can stay informed on how COVID-19 will impact your studies by regularly checking Dalhousie's COVID-19 Information and Updates website

The International Centre is committed to working with you to be successful at Dal. Please reach out to us with any questions you may have about immigration, events and programs, international travel, any anything else related to student life. You can email us at or call 902-494-1566.

Travel and Health Insurance

Students are strongly recommended to obtain travel insurance prior to travelling to Canada, which may help with unexpected events on route to Canada. For detailed information on travel insurance and International Student Health coverage as a Dalhousie University student, please email or visit the Dal Student Union's Health Plan website