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International Arrival Services

International Arrival Services during COVID

Creating Your Quarantine Plan/Quarantine Requirements

Prior to travelling, please ensure that you do the following:

Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Effective January 15, 2022, foreign national travellers are now required to be fully vaccinated in order to enter Canada.

To be considered fully vaccinated, you must have received the full series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine or a combination of accepted vaccines.

To qualify as a fully vaccinated traveller to Canada, you must do the following:

  • Create an ArriveCAN account.
  • Use the ArriveCan app to enter your proof of vaccination, quarantine plan, and travel information within 72 hours of your arrival in Canada.
  • Print your ArriveCan receipt and take it with you when you travel.

Effective April 1, 2022, pre-entry tests are no longer required for fully vaccinated travellers entering Canada by land, air, or water.

Entry Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Temporary measures to address COVID-19 Omicron variant

Fully vaccinated travellers may be randomly selected a mandatory arrival test. As of February 28, 2022, fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine while awaiting their test result.

Airport Shuttle and Free Stay Services

Fleming College offers free airport pick up service from both terminals of Pearson Airport (YYZ) to Peterborough, Lindsay, and Haliburton. No other drop-off locations are permitted.

To request our airport shuttle service, please complete the Shuttle Request Form in the Arrival Services section of the iCent app.

Fleming College offers a free stay program to help you transition safely into life in Canada. To request a free stay, please complete the Free Stay Request Form in the Arrival Services Section of the iCent app. Rooms are subject to availability.

Travel Support Letter

All students will be emailed a travel support letter prior to their arrival date provided the following mandatory iCent travel forms have been completed.

  • Emergency Contact
  • Self Isolation Plan
  • Airport Arrival Info

You do not need to complete a separate form to request a travel support letter.

What to bring with you

Entering Canada

When you arrive at the airport or port of entry you should be ready to present the following documents:

  • Original Fleming Letter of Acceptance
  • Confirmation of Enrolment Letter (downloaded from your Student Centre)
  • A passport, valid for the duration of your stay
  • Photo ID other than passport, if you have it
  • Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or eTA
  • Letter of Introduction (approval letter issued by the Canadian Embassy)
  • Proof of funds for the duration of your stay in Canada as per IRCC guidelines (GIC statement etc)
  • Proof you have paid your deposit to Fleming College
  • Any other documents you used when you applied for your Study Permit
  • Immunization, E-medical report, and Biometric information
  • English proficiency test results

Make sure you pack them in your carry-on bag and not in your check-in bag.

Important items

  • Course Outlines from previous post-secondary studies (if you plan to apply for transfer credits)
  • International Driver’s Licence (if you plan to drive in Canada)
  • Resume/CV (if you plan to work part-time in Canada)
  • Canadian Currency to cover food, travel, accommodations, and emergencies until you can set up a bank account (in Canada, most merchants also accept US dollars)
  • Laptop and cellular phone: these may be cheaper at home than in Canada
  • Seasonal Clothing: Canada has 4 distinct seasons and you will need clothing for Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, as well as:
    • Business clothing for school presentations, internships/work placements, and job interviews
    • Traditional clothing or other items for cultural/religious celebrations
  • Comfort Items: You might also like to bring your favorite spices and treats (check customs regulations, some food items are prohibited from entering Canada)
  • Face masks (minimum of 2 recommended) which cover your mouth and nose
  • One bottle of hand sanitizer up to 355 ml to be placed in carry-on luggage.
  • Food/Snacks and water (check with your airline regarding whether or not they will have any food available in-flight)
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Gloves (not necessary, but you may wish to bring some)

Please check your luggage weight and ensure it meets airline requirements.

For more information about what items to bring in your checked and carry-on luggage, please visit The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority website.

For more details on what to expect at the border when arriving by air and arriving by land (including wait times) please visit the Canadian Border Services Agency Website..

The officer will issue you a Study Permit, and Coop Work Permit if you are eligible. Check that all the information and spelling is correct on the permit and do not leave the Port of Entry without it.

Still have questions about what to bring? Contact us anytime:

Quarantine Planning

Before travelling to Canada, all travellers must create a suitable quarantine plan and enter their plan into ArriveCAN.

Travellers who qualify as fully vaccinated may be exempt from quarantine. Eligibility will be determined at the border. Fully vaccinated travellers may be randomly selected for a mandatory arrival test.

In your quarantine plan, you'll need to confirm you have a suitable place to quarantine where you:

  • • can stay for 14 days or possibly longer
  • • have access to the necessities of life, including water, food, medication and heat without leaving quarantine
  • • can avoid contact with others who did not travel with you
  • • have no visits from family or guests

Please see this government of Canada site to review the requirements for quarantine and to assess your quarantine plan.

Food and Medication Delivery

Food Delivery Options Near Toronto Pearson Airport

Food Delivery Options in Peterborough

Food Delivery Options in Lindsay

Medication Delivery

Items Needed During Quarantine

  • List of emergency contacts
  • Any allergy or important medical or health information
  • All prescription medication to last you a couple of months or until you have begun attending classes
  • Any over-the-counter medication you use frequently
  • Vitamins or other supplements
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Comfortable clothes, enough for 14 days without laundry
  • Tea, instant coffee, reusable water bottle
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Plate, bowl, small chopping board, kettle (if you do not have kitchen access)
  • Extension cord/multi adapter
  • Books, games, puzzles
  • Notebooks or paper to draw and write on, pens, coloured markers
  • Cooler if you don't have access to a fridge
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, small shampoo & conditioner, deodorant, feminine care products)
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Computer, phone, headphones, speaker
  • Hand soap and dish soap

Health and Wellness

Morcare Health Insurance

All international students are covered by the Morcare Health Insurance Plan.

Morcare is available to assist you if you have any questions about your coverage or claim submissions. You can reach the Morcare team by calling 1-888-985-1552 or by visiting the Morcare website.

Free Wellness Resources

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