Procedure for Assessing Risk for Travel Outside of Canada

Approval Date: 2015-03-12

Effective Date: 2015-03-12

Responsible Unit: Internationalization Office

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When planning travel outside of Canada, Travelers are required to assess the risks associated with the specific destination(s) to which they are travelling.

Travelers are also required to monitor the DFATD travel advisories for their destination(s) until their departure and while travelling for University-related activities.

When assessing the risk of travel outside of Canada, the Traveler/Activity Coordinator will:

1. Determine the DFATD travel advisories for their destination(s). The DFATD travel advisories are available here: travel.gc.ca/travelling/advisories.

2. Refer to the Travel Outside of Canada for University-related Activities table included in this procedure

Travel Outside of Canada for University-related Activities

 

DFATD Travel Advisory
For Destination

TOC Committee
Review Required

Exercise Normal Security Precautions

No

Exercise a High Degree of Caution

No

Avoid Non-Essential Travel

Yes

Avoid All Travel

Not Applicable

3. Contact the Travel Outside of Canada (TOC) Committee, no later than eight weeks before departure, if the specific destination has a DFATD travel advisory of “Avoid Non-Essential Travel”. See the Procedure for Travel to High Risk Areas.

Policies using this procedure:

Contact

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Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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