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

COVID-19 Updates from International Student Services: MAY 2021:
1. Newly admitted international students should apply before MAY 15th to ensure they will receive their Study Permit on-time for the start of the Fall semester.
2. 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).
3. 14-day quarantine is still required from ALL travellers entering Canada (even if vaccinated). For travellers arriving by air, the first three days of the quarantine must be done in a hotel designated by IRCC.

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

Contact Us

Student Services is here for you! The International Student Services team is working diligently to support and respond to our students’ questions and needs during this difficult time. As we are receiving a large influx of requests, we ask that you please carefully review our regularly updated COVID-19 FAQs and Resources. Students can also review the McGill Coronavirus website for up-to-date information about COVID-19 measures and impacts at McGill.

All services continue to be offered remotely during regular business hours, Monday to Friday*

International Student Services

Brown Student Services Building

3600 McTavish Street, Suite 5100 (East Wing)
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G3
(All services continue to be offered remotely)

514 398-4349


Phone calls will be received Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am-12pm and 1pm - 3pm ET

Immigration Advising

For immigration advice, please complete the Advising Request Form.

5-minute Rapid Advising appointments are available every other week. Sign up here

International Health Insurance [at]

The Buddy Program

international.buddy [at]

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International Student Services is pleased to assist all undergraduate & graduate degree students, post-doctoral fellows, exchange students and other students who have opted in to Student Services fees. Continuing Studies students must contact the School of Continuing Studies.

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