On October 2 Canada’s immigration minister Marco Mendicino issued a press release given Canada study aspirants a reason to celebrate. The wait for travelling to Canada is finally going to be over! It is mentioned in the press release that Effective October 20, international students enrolled at a Canadian designated learning institution will be able to enter Canada, provided that their institutions have a COVID-19 readiness plan.
“Starting in late October, international students attending a designated learning institution that has been identified by their provincial or territorial government as having a COVID‑19 readiness plan will also be able to enter Canada.” - tweeted Marco Mendicino
To reopen for international students, Canadian universities and colleges must have a readiness plan approved by their province or territory. The readiness plan must explain
Similarly, international students eligible to travel to Canada must follow the prescribed conditions.
Conditions for international students
14 days quarantine plan includes
Students must follow quarantine conditions. Students failing to do so may initially attract fines of up to $ 1000 and later may have to face more drastic action.
If the student does not address the non-compliance, then he/she maybe
According to the press release, following the change in the travel restrictions, all the international students will be able to enter Canada regardless of whether they have applied before March 18.
The press release also mentioned that with this amendment, the spouse, common-law partner, or dependent of an international student might travel with them if they have a non-optional or non-discretionary reason. However, they will also be subject to all public health measures, including the mandatory 14-day quarantine period upon arrival in Canada.
The list of designated learning institutions approved to reopen for international students will be available on Canada’s official website.
This new update is great news for all Canadian study candidates, whether they have already enrolled in a Canadian university or college or wish to enroll in an upcoming intake. If you are planning to study in Canada, visit the Pyramid’s nearest branch as soon as possible because the seats are filling up fast. You can also call us at 92563-92563.