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How to Apply

International Program

Please review the steps below before applying to the Abbotsford School District's International Program.

  1. Start the easy Online Application Process
  2. Review Pre-Acceptance Letter
  3. Apply for your Study Permit
  4. Final Application Steps
  5. Payment

** Please note that we are still accepting applications for February 2018. **

After you submit all necessary documents, your application will be screened for admittance into the International Program. If you are accepted a pre-acceptance letter will be e-mailed to you or your representative, as well as an invoice for applicable fees. These fees include:

  • Tuition
  • Medical Insurance
  • Homestay Placement (if using our homestay program)
  • Monthly Homestay Fees (if requested)
  • Airport Pick Up Service Fees (if requested)

Once payment is received in full by the date specified on the invoice, you or your representative will receive the following:

  • Your official letter of acceptance
  • Notarized custodian document (if requested)
  • Arrival confirmation form
  • Orientation information
  • Pre-departure information

Applying for Your Study Permit and Final Application Steps

After you’ve been accepted into Abbotsford’s International Program, you must apply for a permit to study in Canada, which can be done at your local Canadian Embassy. Here is a list of Canadian offices around the world to help you find the one closest to you. You can also learn more about applying for a Canadian study permit.

Final Application Steps

If you have any questions about the application process, please Contact Us.


Abbotsford School District has partnered with NorthStar Currency Ltd. to provide our families and partners with a more convenient and efficient method of sending international payments to Abbotsford School District.

NorthStar Currency allows you to:

  • Pay from any country and bank
  • Save money on bank fees and ensure the payment is received in full
  • Pay by Visa and Mastercard in over 40 currencies

All payments are guaranteed and are fully trackable. To start the payment process, visit For questions about making a payment with NorthStar Currency, email For questions about your student account, please contact the International Program Office.