International Seafarers are eligible for COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

International seafarers entering BC’s ports are eligible for COVID-10 vaccinations, regardless of their residency.

To book an appointment:

Ship agents must call 1-604-630-4063 to obtain a Provincial Health Number. Please make sure to collect the following information from each seafarer on the vessel who is interested in receiving a vaccination:

  1. Legal first and last name
  2. Gender
  3. Date of birth
  4. Address information (name of the vessel, port location, postal code of port

The registration process will take approximately 5 minutes per seafarer.

Once you have received the Provincial Health Number for each seafarer coordinate with the available clinics above:

Fraser Health Authority (Burnaby, Delta, Surrey)
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (North Vancouver, Vancouver)
Vancouver Island Health Authority (Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Victoria)
Northern Health Authority (Prince Rupert, Kitimat, Stewart)

Seafarers are required to follow the marine facility COVID-19 protocols and the PHAC recommendations.

ISSC Team

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