We know it's not easy to leave your home to study in a new country.
To help you adjust to the many changes, we have developed a variety
of services for international students, including: airport pick-up;
an orientation to Toronto and TCT that includes walking tours of
the city and our partner university campus; peer tutors if you should
need additional help with your studies; an opportunity to be matched
with a senior student who can provide friendly advice on many issues;
e-mail addresses for easy overseas correspondence; health insurance;
counseling services; study permit renewal; work permit. U. S. Entry
Visa and Immigration Application.
You will require a permit to study in Canada if your program of
study is longer than six months. As soon as you receive your letter
of acceptance you should go to the nearest Canadian Consulate, Embassy
or High Commission closest to your country of residence to start
the processing of your Study Permit. Processing times can take up
to several months depending on your country of origin. If you are
already in Canada your application cannot be reviewed within Canada
it must be sent to an immigration office outside of the country.
You must provide the following:
- Letter of acceptance from Toronto College
- A valid passport
- A temporary resident visa may be required
- Proof that you have sufficient funds to
cover the cost of your tuition as well as living expenses
- Medical clearance may be required
- Proof that you do not have a criminal
- A processing fee
Study Permit Renewal
If you need to renew your study permit, application forms are available
in the International Student Services Office or can be downloaded
from www.cic.gc.ca. You should send off your documents no later
than 6 weeks prior to the expiry date of your current permit.
You need to get a work permit to legally work in Canada. TCT will
help you a get work permit after you successfully finish your education
U. S. Entry Visa
To obtain a U.S. entry visa while in Canada you must make an appointment
either online or via the telephone. Visit the US Consular Services
site for further information regarding fees and the application
process. By phone:
(900) 451-2778 Mon-Fri 7am - 10pm
$2/minute (operator assisted)
(900) 451-6330 24 hours daily
Student Homestay Services
If you are interested in living with a family and taking part of
their daily activities, please contact our homestay service center
directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homestay costs about $600 per Month.
Medical costs are very expensive in Canada. It is mandatory that
all international students studying at TCT have access to medical
services therefore we insure students from the beginning of the
school term once it has been demonstrated that their fees have been
All students are insured as single students. If you have a spouse
and/or dependents you are responsible for any medical costs that
they incur. We strongly advise you to pay a supplemental fee that
will give them the same type of coverage you have.
Students are covered for hospital services, physician's services,
diagnostic laboratory and x-ray tests, ambulance services, vision
benefit, one annual health examination, paramedical services. There
are a number of other services that are outlined in the policy you
will receive when you pick up your insurance package, which also
contains a wallet-sized insurance card, and claim forms.
TCT offers free airport pick-up for all TCT international students.