Outside of the VCH travel clinic

Travel assessment required for MMR vaccine

The MMR vaccine is available at the Travel Clinic only if you get a travel assessment, which costs $65 per person.

Vaccine appointments can be booked at local pharmacies for individuals ages 4 and older and are also available at walk-in clinics and many primary care offices. Please call ahead to check on vaccine availability. Please click here for pharmacies

For families with children, please contact your Public Health Unit.

At the VCH Travel Clinic/Vaccination Clinic, we offer a range of vaccination and travel services to protect your health. Established in 1978, we are owned and operated by the public health branch of Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).

Cost of services

Travel medicine is not subsidized by the government, including consultations and some travel vaccines. The fees you pay cover the cost of the vaccines and clinic operations. We run on a cost recovery basis, meaning any profits we make go back into VCH public health funding.

Click here to learn more about our services and appointment types.

How to access

  • Book an appointment online

    No referral is required. Book an appointment 4 to 6 weeks prior to departure. If you are not travelling and require vaccinations only, please call the office anytime.

    Book your appointment online

  • Booking for school trips

    If you are planning a school trip, please contact us by phone or email and ask to be connected to the head nurse to inquire about school group bookings.

  • Cancellation/late policy

    If you arrive more than 10 minutes after your scheduled appointment, the clinic staff may need to reschedule your appointment.

    To cancel an appointment, we require 24 hours of notice. Families of 3 or more will need to secure the appointments with a credit card, charge of $25 per person applied if cancelled after 24 hours of booking time or a no-show for the appointment.

  • Travel products

    See the bottom of this page for our latest selection of products and pricing.

Hours of operation

Currently closed
  • Monday:   8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:   8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:   8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday:   8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Appointment times are 8:40 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Phones are answered from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., closed for lunch 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Clinic is closed on all statutory holidays.

Parking & Transportation

We are located on the Lower Level of Broadway Plaza, Unit L5. The entrance is from the courtyard outside
We are not located in the office tower. You may access the elevator from the main office tower/parkade to P1. 

Street and underground parking is available


Appointment costs do not include the price of vaccines. Prices are subject to change without notice. View our full list of appointment and vaccine costs.

Travel supplies & products

We carry a variety of travel supplies. All items are non-refundable and the prices include sales tax. These items are available at the VCH Travel Clinic/Vaccination Clinic for your convenience. We run on a cost-recovery basis so items are sold at cost.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

What products are available?

Ben's insect repellant with 30% deet

Ben’s Spray mosquito repellent – 30% DEET

Cost: $15 (100 ml) - A water-based formula. Reapply every 6 hours as needed. It can be used on children 12 years and older.

PiActive deet free spray

PiActive – Icaridin (DEET-free Pump)

Cost: $15 (100 ml) - Repel bugs without offending your skin. This non-irritating and unscented insect repellant provides 10-12 hours of protection and comes in a 100ml package Won’t damage plastics and other synthetic materials. Carry-on approved on most airlines.

Aquatabs water purification tablets

Water Purification Tablets (Aquatabs)

Cost: $15 (50 tablets) - Compact and easy-to-transport tablets. No unpleasant taste, odour or colour. The tablets are iodine-free and safe for use by children and pregnant women. Effective against many waterborne diseases. Add 1 tablet to 1 litre of clear water – leave 30 minutes before using. It is also safe to add 1 tablet to a smaller water bottle. Shelf life of 5 years.

Mosquito net for infants in package

Infant Mosquito Net

Cost: $5 - Fine knit and washable polyester mesh. Fits most strollers, baby carriers, and playpens. Elastic hem.

VCH Travel Clinic

Getting ready for your trip is easy with the VCH Travel Vaccination Clinic.

Travel Clinic and Vaccination Clinic

At the VCH Travel Clinic/Vaccination Clinic, we offer a range of vaccination and travel services to protect your health. Established in 1978, we are owned and operated by the public health branch of Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). We run on a cost-recovery basis, so any additional profits go back into public health funding.