Procedure for Assessing Risk for Travel Outside of Canada
Approval Date: 2015-03-12
Effective Date: 2015-03-12
Responsible Unit: Internationalization Office
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
Exercise Normal Security Precautions
Exercise a High Degree of Caution
Avoid Non-Essential Travel
Avoid All Travel
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.