International certificate of vaccination or prophylaxis


 

The International certificate of vaccination or prophylaxis is a document that confirms vaccination, as defined by the International Health Regulations (2005). Travelers must present this documentation when entering a given country. The list of countries and diseases that require the presentation of this certificate is regularly updated by the World Health Organization. Click here for more information.

As information changes regularly, international travelers are encouraged to obtain more details from the competent national authorities of the countries they intend to visit, or through other authorized channels such as the diplomatic missions of countries of destination


Travelling with controlled substances

Under the international drug control régime, Governments are allowed to permit the carrying of small quantities of preparations containing narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances for personal medical use, by international travelers.

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) publicizes information about National requirements for travelers under medical treatment carrying preparations containing narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances under international control, which can be found online. Click here.

As information changes regularly, international travelers are encouraged to obtain more details from the competent national authorities of the countries they intend to visit, or through other authorized channels such as the diplomatic missions of countries of destination.