Registration is now open for the 2021-2022 school year

The Steps Required to Become an International Student at The English Montreal School Board

The parent/guardian must complete an online application during the registration period.

The agent/agency must read and complete the documents below and forward them to the EMSB ( Once approved the agent/agency will complete an online application during the registration period.

Once completed and approved, a school can be chosen with the interests of the student in mind. The Letters of Acceptance for both the C.A.Q. (Certificate d’acceptation du Québec) and Study Visa will be prepared. (Allow 3 - 4 weeks)

The Parent/Guardian/Agency will then start the process. (Allow 6 - 20 weeks)

When the C.A.Q. has been received from Immigration Quebec, the Custodian of the Student  (for those requiring custodianship refer to Home Stay) will come to the EMSB with

  • the C.A.Q.
  • the birth certificate of the student showing parents names (in their mother tongue  and translated
    into either English or French).
  • a Certified Cheque or Money Order payable to the EMSB to cover the full period the student will attend school. 

We will then complete the registration and apply for the Certificate of Eligibility for the student to attend an English School.
( Allow 3 - 4 weeks)

Home Stays
can be organized through:
WhatsApp: 1.604.359.6134
WeChat: Canada-Homestay
Text: 1.604.229.7609

Toll Free Telephone (North America):
1-877-USE THIS or