International Students
How to Apply

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Step 1

  • Complete the College of the Rockies International online application form. No other documents are required at the time of application.

Important notes:

  • You will be redirected to EducationPlanner BC to complete this form.
  • Our non-refundable application fee must be paid when you submit this online application.

Online Application Form
 

  • You will be requested to provide a copy of your passport and school transcript to College of the Rockies by email.
  • Once your application has been assessed, you will be sent an official offer letter of admission from the College by email.

Step 2

After you receive your offer letter of admission to College of the Rockies:

  • Accept the offer by emailing international@cotr.bc.ca
  • You must include your full name, birthdate, student ID number and the words, "I accept the offer of admission to the program." 

Step 3

  • When we receive your acceptance email, we will send you a Bank Letter.
  • Pay your tuition fees before you apply for your Canada Study Permit
  • You can pay your tuition online, from any country, at any bank, in any currency at: paymytuition.com/paynow/COTR
  • After you pay your fees, email international@cotr.bc.ca and attach the bank receipt as proof of payment.
  • Wait until you receive your Official Letter of Acceptance and receipt for tuition. You will need this letter when you apply for your Canada Study Permit application.

Step 4

  • Use the Letter of Acceptance and official tuition fee receipt to obtain a Canada Study Permit from the nearest Canadian Visa Application Centre
  • Applications should be submitted at least three months before the semester start date if a Study Permit is required.

Note: No Study Permit is required if you are studying in Canada for less than six months, unless in a program with a work practicum


Step 5

  • Scan and email your study and work permit approval letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to international@cotr.bc.ca

Step 6


Step 7

  • Notify the international office at international@cotr.bc.ca as soon as you receive confirmation of study permit approval.
  • Arrange for your travel to Cranbrook and email us your itinerary so we can schedule for airport pick-up.