Mandatory for ALL international students
In addition to having a valid passport, all non-Canadians coming to McGill for a program that is 6 months or longer* must obtain a:
Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ)
1st time: Apply for your CAQ as soon as you've been admitted to McGill.
2nd, 3rd, 4th time: If renewing, apply 3 - 4 months before current CAQ expires.