Essential Pre-Departure Steps

coverage iconEssential Pre-Departure Steps

Before you depart for your trip, it is important to follow these steps:

  • Sign up for the Registration of Canadians Abroad, a free service that enables the Government of Canada to notify you in case of an emergency abroad or of a personal emergency at home.
  • Visit the Government of Canada’s travel advice and advisories by destinationOpens a new window. page. Here you can find information on destinations outside of Canada, including information on visas and travel documents.
  • If your home institution has included Crisis Response into your coverage, be sure to log into the CAP account using the credentials sent from FocusPoint International. Familiarize yourself with the security emergency services. If you are unsure if you have this service, ask your home institution.