How to Apply
To apply, visit the St. Lawrence College Ontariocolleges.ca International Application Service.
Within the St. Lawrence College IAS portal, you will be able to:
Create a new application.
Upload supporting documentation.
Receive offer notifications and Application Status Letter(s).
You will receive a confirmation of payment from our college. You will need to download your proof of payment to support your VISA application.
Download your Letters of Acceptance(s) to support your VISA application.
Upload a copy of your VISA/Study Permit approval to notify the college.
Step 1 - Create your Account
Step 2 - Pick your Program(s) and Upload your Documents
To learn more about our programs, click here.
You will need the following documents:
Original/certified as well as translated copies of your completed Secondary/Post-Secondary transcripts or equivalent.
Original/certified Secondary/Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree.
Proof of English proficiency (i.e. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score sheet). Please, click here for more details.
Please, do not send any documents directly to the college.
Step 3 - Pay the Application Fee
You will be required to pay a non-refundable fee of $100.00 via Flywire. You will receive a confirmation of payment from St. Lawrence College.
Step 4 - Submit your application
Once you have paid the application fee via Flywire, please, make sure to go back to your IAS portal to click on SUBMIT to complete your application. Otherwise, St. Lawrence College will not receive your application.
If you have applied, click here to review your application, upload supporting documentation, and review offer decisions. Once the International Admissions Officer determines your eligibility, you will be offered an Application Status Letter (on the OCAS-IAS portal this is called a "Pre-Admit Letter"). There will be a 30-day deadline to accept and pay as per the Pre-admit Letter.
Step 5 - Pay your Tuition and Get your Receipt
Once you receive your Application Status Letter, you need to pay the required amount stated on your Application Status Letter (SDS or CES - Full First Year payment is required). This payment will secure your space in your program. Payment must be made by Flywire. Once payment has been made, you must upload your Flywire Payment confirmation to the SLC OCAS International Portal. You will then receive a confirmation of payment from the college.
You will need to download your proof of payment to support your VISA application.
Step 6 - Receive your Letter of Acceptance
You can now download your letter of acceptance.
You will need to download your Letter of Acceptance to support your VISA application.
Step 7 - Apply for your VISA/Study Permit to:
You need to notify St. Lawrence College upon receipt of your VISA/Study Permit by uploading a copy of the approval letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to the IAS portal. You should apply as early as possible - ideally at least four months before you plan to begin your studies. In some countries, it is not unusual to require six months for document processing to acquire your study permit.
In addition, many of our programs are highly competitive. Therefore, to better your chances of being accepted you should apply by the equal consideration date for each intake. The equal consideration date is February 1 for programs starting in September. For more details, click here.
In examining your application, we will determine if you have the necessary prerequisites to be successful in your program of choice. We will confirm that by a Letter of Acceptance. The letter will become a very important document for you. You cannot obtain a study permit without it.
We are not able to provide financial assistance to International students. Prospective students are encouraged to contact potential funding sources from their home country.
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