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Before arranging any travels, you’ll need to check if you’re eligible to enter Canada, prepare certain documents, and know what to do upon arrival.
All travellers to Canada must quarantine upon arrival. UBC’s Self-isolation Program can support you in your self-isolation plans
Once you accept your offer, there are important steps to take.
YOUR UBC CHECKLIST
Learn about the immigration documents and information you may need during your studies.
Make sure you have the right coverage for your time in Canada and at UBC.
See what you need to prepare if your family is planning to visit or join you.
Understand how taxes work in Canada and get a SIN for awards and scholarships, or to work.
Browse the complete list of tutorials for instructions on a range of topics, such as applying for or amending your study permit, BC Medical Services Plan, and more.
Before applying, review your study permit extension, temporary resident visa, or post-graduation work permit application with an International Student Advisor.
Add your document expiry dates to the confidential BC Reminder System and get notifications for when you need to extend your documents.
International Student Advisors are Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) or Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) who can help support you in your experience as a UBC international student.
UBC staff are here for you throughout your studies. See resources and services for help with academics, money, health, and more.
Missed our orientation session(s)? Review our presentation below:
UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated on the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation