ISS is available virtually and in-person Mondays-Fridays during business hours.

Orientation for New International Students

Fall Orientation: 2024 Events Schedule: More events and details are being updated

Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinars

Starting at McGill in Fall 2024? Meet us online for a Pre-Orientation Webinar! Learn everything you need to know about: CAQs and Study Permits   McGill and Montreal Healthcare in Quebec

International Student Health Insurance

McGill requires all international students* and their accompanying dependents to participate in the compulsory McGill International Health Insurance Plan. 

Immigration Documents

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:

Events & Workshops

ISS offers a series of workshops & webinars for degree, exchange, visiting & special students, post-doctoral fellows, and other students who pay Student Services fees.*

Tax information

Do I need to file a tax return in Canada? You have to file a tax return if you owe tax, or if you want to claim tax credits or refunds.


MyISS *Please note that ISS does NOT advise on Permanent Residence (PR).  

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