Children attending school in Toronto must have an up-to-date immunization record or a valid exemption form on file with Toronto Public Health.
- Elementary school students need vaccinations or shots against diphtheria, tetanus, polio, and measles, mumps, and rubella;
- Students 14 to 16 years of age need a booster vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis;
New: Book a clinic appointment if your son or daughter needs to be immunized to avoid school suspension.
If you are unsure whether your child has had all of the required immunizations, ask your doctor, or call 416-392-1250.
Update your child's immunization record:
- Fax: 416-338-2487
- Mail: Toronto Public Health - Immunization, 235 Danforth Ave., Toronto, M4K 1N4
(Send a clear photocopy only. Do not send the original yellow immunization card)
Allow 72 hours for records to be updated in our database, when faxing information, or using the online system.
Interpreter services or translation of immunization records are available for free. Call 416-392-1250 for more information.
- Request for immunization information for new students (PDF)
- Frequently asked questions and answers for parents
- School immunization flyer for students new to Canada - English (PDF)
This flyer is also available in other languages:
- Notice to parents: Your child's immunization record is incomplete - English (PDF)
This notice is also available in other languages:
- A Parent's Guide to Immunization (PDF) pamphlet from the Public Health Agency of Canada
- Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules for Ontario (PDF) - August 2011
- The Immunization of School Pupils Act
- Learn how immunization protects everyone.
- Call 416-392-1250. Interpreters are available Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Last updated January 2013