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Application Process IES
Application Process

Intake & Registration Dates

 
​Semester/Term ​ Intake Begin​s (previous year) ​Application Deadline
​September ​December ​May 15​​
​February ​July ​November 15
 

Required Documents 

Application Form​​, completed, signed and dated by both parents and the student
Academic Application- Supplementary Gr 9-12 Formsigned and dated by both parents and the student (secondary students only)
Letter of Recommendation, completed and signed by a school official
​Official copies of school report cards, in English, for the past 2 years and current year. English translation must be notarized.
Consent for Information Sharing-Students at the Age of Majority Form (secondary students who are 18 at time of registration)
Copy ​Passport (photo page)
Copy ​Up-to-date Official Immunization Record in English. ​Up-to-date Official Immunization Record in English. English translation must be notarized.​
Copy ​Notarized Custodianship Declaration Documents (Parents & Custodian)
Copy ​IELTS or TOEFL Official Test Results Report (Grade 12 applicants only)
Homestay Application​ (if applicable), signed and dated by both parents and the student. If homestay is required, a homestay application must be submitted along with the academic application.
We are unable to accommodate nor guarantee all homestay requests; but we will notify you once a Homestay decision has been confirmed. 
​​ Full payment - refer to the fee schedule​ to calculate the required payment.
 
 (NOTE: original documents received by YRDSB will not be returned)
 

Steps to Follow

  1. Submit the completed application package (includes all required documents) and applicable fees, to the Admission Office, International Education Services. 
  2. Once accepted, the acceptance letter and receipt are issued and forwarded to you or your agent. 
  3. Apply to the Canadian Embassy in your home country for a Study Permit. The acceptance letter should be attached to your application and submitted to the Canadian Embassy as proof of acceptance to an educational institution in Canada.
  4. Upon receipt of a study permit, make arrangements to travel to Canada.  
Elementary StudentsIt is recommended that the student arrives in Canada at least one week prior to the start of the program. Once arrived, contact the Newcomer Reception Centre  (905-479-0546) and make an appointment for an educational assessment. 
 
Secondary Students: Plan to arrive prior to the start of orientation which begins two weeks prior to the start of the semester (mid August for September semester, mid January for February semester).
 
Inquiries can be directed to the Admissions Office by email: admissions@yrdsb.ca​
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