International Travel

When planning to travel outside of Canada, use UBC/CIBTVisas free informational services by clicking on the following links.

If you wish to purchase your Visa through CIBT, we suggest you create an account on the page (follow the login link) and use the UBC discount code: 11886 or call CIBTvisas at 888-665-9956 between 05:30-18:00 Pacific Mon-Fri for assistance.

NOTE: A valid passport is required for all US and international travel. Please make sure that your passport:

  • has a valid expiration date more than six months from the trip return date
  • is in good condition and is not frayed or torn
  • has a minimum of two blank pages for Immigration stamps
Government of Canada Travel Resources

Before making travel arrangements outside of Canada, we recommend you review these resources:

Passport Information

Canadian citizens travelling outside of Canada should verify the expiry date on their passport and ensure that the passport is valid while travelling. Many countries require passports have a minimum of six months validity. For passport information, see Passport Canada and this Step-by-Step Guide.

UBC travellers who are not Canadian citizens should contact the Consular or Embassy of the country of your nationality.

Immunization Requirements

Check the links below for information on immunization requirements:

World Health Organization News