Government of Canada advises Canadians to avoid non-essential travel abroad; Registration of Canadians Abroad

Date Announced:

March 13, 2020

Active Period:

March 13, 2020 until further notice.


The Minister of Foreign Affairs issued a travel advisory to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada and all travel by cruise ship. Canadians were urged to return home via commercial means while they still remain available.

Departments and Agencies:

Global Affairs Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Citizens | Permanent residents | Registered Indians


cruise ships | non-essential travel | travel restrictions

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