Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant

New exemptions to Canadian Travel Ban-UPDATE

UPDATE On March 26 IRCC updated the new measures on their website.


In addition on the earlier announced exemptions on the travel restrictions, IRCC announced today, March 20, 2020 the following exemptions:

  • seasonal agricultural workers, fish/seafood workers, caregivers and all other temporary foreign workers
  • International students who hold a valid study permit, or had been approved for a study permit, when the travel restrictions took effect on March 18, 2020
  • permanent resident applicants who had been approved for permanent residence before the travel restrictions were announced on March 16, 2020, but who had not yet travelled to Canada

This and more measures were announced today. The complete and up-to-date information can be found on the  IRCC website.