Immunizations for newcomers
As a newcomer to Canada, you can protect yourself and your children by keeping your immunizations up-to-date.
Immunization clinics for newcomers are pausedYou can apply for OHIP and get an Ontario health card so you can receive immunizations at a walk-in clinic or family doctor for free.
Reporting your child’s immunizations is required to register for school or child care. You do not need to report your child’s COVID-19 vaccine to us. Doctors do not report immunizations to us. Learn how to report your child’s immunizations.
Students in Grades 7 to 12 can get their Meningococcal, Hepatitis B, and HPV vaccines at select Peel Public Health clinics. Learn more about routine immunizations.
If your child is an international student or has an Interim Federal Health (IFH) number, take your child to your family doctor or a walk-in clinic for an immunization.
- Immunizations for a child with an IFH number are free.
- Immunizations for international students who are registering for or attending school on a student visa may be available at cost or be covered by a private health insurance plan.