Joyce Murray

Your member of parliament for


Vancouver Quadra

Joyce Murray

Your member of parliament for


Vancouver Quadra

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COVID-19 Resources for Individuals Abroad

Canadians abroad should register with the Registration of Canadians Abroad service for updates and resources for where they are.

As of March 26, 2020:

Under the Quarantine Act, isolation after returning from abroad is now MANDATORY and enforceable through criminal penalties and fines.

Additionally, individuals who exhibit symptoms on arrival in Canada are forbidden also from using public transit to travel to their places of self-isolation. They will also be forbidden to self-isolate in a place where they will be in contact with vulnerable people.

Return to Canada if you are able to

Financial Support for Canadians Abroad

COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program for Canadians Abroad: Canadians abroad directly impacted by COVID-19 will have the option of applying for an emergency loan of up to $5,000 to help secure their timely return to Canada and to temporarily cover their life-sustaining needs while they work toward their return.

Contact the nearest Government of Canada office or Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at +1 613-996-8885 (call collect where available) or CAN.finances.CV19@international.gc.ca.

For all other consular emergencies, contact the nearest Government of Canada office or Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at +1 613-996-8885 (call collect where available) or email sos@international.gc.ca.

TRAVEL ADVICE TO CANADIANS

We advise Canadians to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada and to avoid all cruise ship travel until further notice.

Canadians abroad should register with the Registration of Canadians Abroad service for updates and resources.

Given the extremely fluid nature of this situation, we ask all Canadians to regularly consult the Government of Canada’s official resources if they are undertaking travel despite the advice to Canadians: