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Foreign students

Modifications to the definition of “dependent child” entered into effect on August 1, 2014.

 

You wish to come to Québec and study here? A typical procedure is suggested below to assist you in your proceedings. Take the time to read it carefully; it will give you a good idea of the steps you will have to take in order to study in Québec.

 

Do you need a Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) for studies?

Now, you can fill out an online application

 

Your 7-step procedure!

  1. Finding out about studying in Québec
    Does the idea of studying in Québec appeal to you? Find out about the advantages of studying in Québec. Learn about the education system, education costs, financial assistance and employment opportunities for foreign students.

  2. Applying for admission to an institution
    Have you found out what you need to know about studying in Québec and do you wish to study there? After you’ve selected a program of study, the first step is to submit an application for admission.

  3. Obtaining the necessary authorizations to study in Québec
    Your admission to an institution has been confirmed. Your plan is taking shape, and now you want to obtain the necessary authorizations to stay in Québec. Find out about the steps you need to take.

  4. Preparing yourself before your departure for Québec
    You will soon be heading off to Québec, where you have decided to pursue your studies. Get ready to discover new horizons and a whole new study environment. Take advantage of the time it will take to obtain your study authorizations to prepare yourself. This will make your temporary stay in Québec that much easier.

  5. Proceeding with your temporary settlement in Québec
    You’ve now arrived at your destination. Read this section for a brief survey of entry formalities and to obtain all the information you need to help you with your temporary stay in Québec.

  6. Extending your stay
    If you plan to pursue your studies in Québec beyond the term of your Certificat d'acceptation du Québec (CAQ - Québec Acceptance Certificate) for studies, remember to renew your authorizations before their expiry date. If you intend to work after graduation, you should read this section as well.

  7. Staying in Québec permanently
    If you intend to reside in Québec permanently, you should read this section.

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