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Application Process

Step 1: Students submit application form, application fee, copy of passport /birth certificate, recent 2-year official transcripts and recommendation letter to ISAO for evaluation, either by mail or email. All documents must be in PDF format.

To apply on-line, please follow this link:

Step 2: Successful applicants receive Conditional Letter of Acceptance (CLA). Student pays tuition fee and submits custodianship documents.

Step 3: Successful applicants receive Official Letter of Acceptance (OLA) for use when applying for a Study Permit and Visa to Canada.

Step 4: Students report to the TDSB with passport, study permit, newcomer profile and other missing documents. Medical insurance coverage shall be activated upon reporting.

Application Deadline
May 1 for the September entry:

Extended Deadline for September 2020 Entry: July 1, 2020. 
(DIsclaimer: It is the responsibility of the clients to ensure that there is sufficient time to apply for Study Permit/Visa with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada - IRCC). 

November 1 for February entry.

Document Check List

The following documents are mandatory at time of submitting the application:
  1. Completed, Signed and Dated Application Form (Please download from our website)
  2. Copy of passport (photo page) or Birth Certificate
  3. Copy of Completed, Signed and Dated Letter of Recommendation (Please download from our website)
  4. Copy of Most recent two-year transcripts or school report cards (certified or notarized)
  5. Application Fee (Bank Draft, or Wire Transfer Reference Sheet)
The following documents must be submitted to ISAO before July 1 for September Entry and December 1 for February Entry or during the Reporting Stage:
  1. Copy of Custodian Declaration Form (Parents) (Notarized)
  2. Copy Custodian Declaration Form (Custodian) (Notarized)
  3. Proof of Custodian’s Status in Canada (Copy of Passport, Citizenship or Permanent Resident Card)
  4. Copies of two documents showing proof of address (for elementary students only)
At time of Reporting:
  1. Copy of Passport
  2. Copy of Valid Study Permit
  3. Two copies of Newcomer Profile
  4. Copy of Immunization Records (Translated into English and certified)