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.
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
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.
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.
Preparing yourself before your departure
You are soon heading 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 greatly facilitate your temporary stay in
Proceeding with your temporary settlement
You’ve now arrived at your destination. Read this section for a brief
survey of entry formalities as well as all the information needed to facilitate and to obtain all the information you need to
help you with your temporary stay in Québec.
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.
Staying in Québec permanently
Are you in the process of obtaining or have already obtained a Québec diploma, and you would like to settle in Québec permanently? The Programme de l’expérience québécoise (PEQ – Québec experience program) could facilitate your immigration to Québec. Find out about the steps to follow.