BIRS-UBC-O Covid-19 Travel Info

International Travel Requirements

Entry eligibility

Please visit the following link to check if you are eligible to enter Canada and to learn about what entry requirements will apply to you during travel Government of Canada entry information

Return travel

Please take time to look into your home country’s regulations before you arrange your return travel itinerary. Some countries require negative PCR or molecular tests, while others accept negative antigen tests.

Mask Requirements at UBC-O

Masks are no longer required on the UBC-O campus. You can learn more by reading the UBC COVID-19 Campus Rules here.

Information for a Participant Contracting Covid at BIRS-UBC-O

In the unfortunate event that a BIRS-UBC-O workshop participant contracts COVID, BIRS-UBC-O accommodations are not equipped to handle quarantine circumstances. BIRS-UBC-O staff can assist with finding alternative accommodations off-campus. Please note that the additional expenses must be borne by the participant.

It is strongly recommended that visitors to BIRS-UBC-O obtain travel insurance that covers hotel costs and meals in case self-isolation is a requirement. This is in addition to flight policies and international regulations specific to each traveller.