International Students 


 How to Apply?


The Application for School Admission for International Students is available online, please click here.

Please send the completed form to:
Corinne Laurin
Planning Services Department
(905) 632-6300, ext. 147
laurinc@hcdsb.org ​​​​

Halton Catholic District School Board is a Member of:
CAPS-I - Canadian Association of Public Schools - International

OASDI - Ontario Association of School Districts International



Application for School Admission Form for International Students.pdfApplication for School Admission Form for International Students
Application Procedures for International Students.pdfApplication Procedures for International Students
International Student Brochure.pdfInternational Student Brochure

Admission Process for International Students

The Halton Catholic District School Board welcomes International Students who wish to apply to attend one of our 9 secondary schools, 43 elementary schools and 3 continuing education adult learning facilities.

Applications for Secondary and Elementary students are being accepted and will be approved based on space availability at individual schools.

Applicants Must Provide:

  • Completed Application for School Admission Form (Non-Resident Students)
  • Education Documents (Copy of Report Card/Transcript)
  • Application Fee in the amount of $250.00, made payable to the Halton Catholic District School Board (Certified Cheque or Money Order)
  • Roman Catholic Baptismal Certificate (Elementary School Only)

Letter of Acceptance

Once the above documents are received from the applicant, a Letter of Acceptance will be issued to the student. The Letter of Acceptance will assist the student in applying for a Student Authorization from Citizenship & Immigration Canada or the Consulate or Immigration Office in the applicant's country of residence. The Student Authorization allows the student to study in Canada.

Fee Schedule

​Application Fee There is a $250.00 non-refundable application fee. A certified cheque or money order, payable to the Halton Catholic District School Board, in the amount of $250.00 (Canadian) is to be submitted with the application​.
​Tuition Fee

A Certified Cheque or Money Order, in Canadian Dollars, for the full school year, dated for the first day of the first semester, made payable to the “Halton Catholic District School Boardmust be submitted to Assessment Services before the first week of school. Note: Fees are subject to change without prior notice.


There are two Semesters in one school year.
Full School Year (2013/2014)         $ 13,000.00
Sem. 1 (Sept./2013 to Jan./2014)        $ 6,500.00
Sem. 2 (Feb./2014 to June/2014)        $ 6,500.00 


Full School Year (2013/2014)          $ 12,000.00
Sem. 1 (Sept./2013 to Jan./2014)         $ 6,000.00
Sem. 2 (Feb./2014 to June/2014)         $ 6,000.00

ALC Course

                                                            $ 1,625.00
​Refunds If the student has already begun to attend school, the refund is as follows less $100.00 Administrative Fee:
i. No refund will be made after October 15th for the Fall Semester;
ii No refund will be made after March 15th for the Spring Semester.

The application deadline for an International Student to begin their studies for the first semester in September is June 15th. The deadline for admission for the second semester beginning in February is November 15th.

Additional Documents Required

Once the student arrives in Canada, the following documents will be required before the student can begin classes:

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Study Permit
  • Guardianship Agreement (if student is under 18 years of age and will be living with a Guardian)
  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Immunization Records
  • Halton address where the student will be living

For more detailed information, please see the Halton Catholic District School Boards Policy and Procedures for Non-Resident of Canada Students, Administrative Procedure No. VI-17.​​​​​​​​​​​