Travel to Canada

All international students must meet specific legal requirements before traveling to Canada.

For the latest information about these requirements, please visit the .

Find out if you can enter Canada

Visit the Canadian Government's official website to .

Medical Insurance

It is extremely important that you have medical insurance coverage.

New Students:聽Make sure you have your聽聽confirmation with you when you travel. Enrolment is mandatory unless you already have B.C. Medical Services Plan (MSP). Please inform our office as soon as you have your flight information so that we can start your medical insurance coverage on your arrival month. You must聽 as soon as you arrive in B.C.

Returning/Current Students:聽Make sure your MSP coverage is active and valid.

Please review our聽Medical Insurance and Healthcare for International Students page for more information about聽health insurance.

Expedited study permit processing

Are you arriving to Canada via聽Vancouver International Airport (YVR)?
Are you a聽new student with a confirming study permit approval?

You聽can now access expedited study permit processing at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
Please fill out the 鈥溾 a minimum of 72 hours in advance of your arrival at YVR.

In order to be eligible for this new process your initial entry into Canada must be at the Vancouver International Airport (you cannot connect to YVR through a domestic flight).

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