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COVID-19 Updates from International Student Services: August 2021: Easing of border measures coming into effect on August 9th, 2021 at 12:01am (ET). 
The latest updates can be found on the Entering Canada page.
            1. International students with a valid study permit (or approval letter) can travel to Canada (McGill is on the list of DLIs with an approved COVID-19 readiness plan). Before making travel plans, please refer to our Entering Canada page.
            2. Fully vaccinated travellers authorized to enter Canada by land or by air, are now exempt from the federal requirement to undergo a 14-day quarantine. The 14-day quarantine continues to be required for all other travellers who are not considered fully vaccinated.
           3. For more information, please refer to McGill's quarantine resources and IHI’s vaccination FAQs.

Please visit our COVID-19 page for additional news, resources, and FAQs.

international undergraduate students

Orientation Webinars

Starting at McGill in Fall 2021? Meet us online for a Pre-Orientation Webinar! Learn everything you need to know about 

International Student Health Insurance

Keeping you healthy 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:

Winter 101

First winter in Montreal?  Curious?  Worried?  Excited?  Not sure what to expect?...

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.

ISS Advising

Please note that ISS does NOT advise on Permanent Residence (PR). For assistance, please consult our Permanent Residence information and resource page.

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