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Immigration Documents

 

 You must have all of the immigration documents listed in the table below BEFORE making travel plans. All international students are responsible for maintaining valid immigration documents and legal status throughout the duration of their program of studies.
The Pre-Arrival Immigration Webinar Recording may also provide you with further assistance.


Document 1-term Exchange Student (Less than 6 months) 2-term Exchange Student Degree Student
(Undergraduate & Graduate) 

Valid Passport*

Yes Yes

Yes

Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ) No Yes Yes
Study Permit  No Yes Yes
Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)* *If applicable. These documents correspond to the nationality of the student. Check the Government of Canada website to find out if you need one to enter Canada. ONLY U.S. Citizens and permanent residents are exempt from needing an eTA or a TRV
Immigration Glossary We suggest that you familiarize yourself with Canadian Immigration terms.

* For more information, please visit our Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ) Application Guide.

** For more information, please visit our Study Permit Application Guide.

*** For more information, please visit our Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) websites.

In addition to the information above, please also review ISS' FAQs page.

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