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All services continue to be offered remotely during regular business hours.

COVID-19 Updates from International Student Services: September 2021:
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.

Additional resources

Need additional resources but not sure where to find them? 


McGill Legal Information clinic

Certified translators

Commissioner of Oaths

PROMED Medical and Dental Centre

Travelling to the U.S.A.  

Immigration et communautés culturelles Québec
Provincial government resources for international students studying in Quebec

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Federal government resources for international students studying in Canada

Canada Revenue Agency
Information regarding the filing of a Canadian income tax return for non-residents. If you are studying in Canada, you may be required to file a tax return.

Canadian Bureau for International Education
A non-profit organization providing information on living in Canada, language programs, employment and more.

Diplomatic Gateway to Canada
A list of foreign embassies in Ottawa, including contact information, maintained by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.

Service Canada
A step-by-step guide for obtaining a Social Insurance Number, which is required for paid employment in Canada.

Montreal Tourism
Great information on the city of Montreal.

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