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Pre-Arrival Orientation Webinars

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

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:

The Buddy Program

Now in its 35th year, the Buddy Program has helped thousands of international students settle into McGill and Montreal....

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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