International Fee Exemptions

In accordance with the regulations prescribed by the Quebec Ministry of Education, there are ten categories of exemption from international tuition fees. A complete list of the guidelines and regulations can be found on the Ministry website in the document Politique Relative aux Droits de Scolarité Exigés des Étudiants Étrangers par les Universités du Québec. The deadline for the submission of claims is the last day of classes in each term. Claims will only be considered for the semester in which the complete documentation is received.

Note: Special and Visiting students are not entitled to international fee exemptions; citizens of France however are eligible to be billed at the Canadian rate of tuition.

Note: ALL required documentation must be received in order for the relevant exemption to be valid.

Note regarding self-funded programs: ALL students - regardless of legal status - are charged the same rate of tuition fees. Fee exemptions are therefore not applicable to these specific programs. Please refer to the list of Self-funded programs on the Student Accounts website.

Note regarding distance programs: ALL students - regardless of legal status - are charged according to their physical location. For complete details, please refer to

For further information on tuition and fees, please visit the Student Accounts website.

The following are the ten categories for International students wishing to qualify for a fee exemption and the supporting documents they must provide.



For further information on these exemptions, or for clarification on any point above, please contact us. For students in the School of Continuing Studies, please contact SCS Client Services.


IMPORTANT NOTES regarding submission deadlines

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