Immigration Information

Applying for study Visas and Permits can be confusing and frustrating. That's why the International Centre has all the information and support you need to guide you through your application.

COVID-19 Update

We are here to support you. We’ll be practicing social distancing so we will safely provide advice and services. 

If you need to book an appointment, please visit our online booking site
For general International Centre related questions, please call us at 902.494.1566

For official COVID-19 updates from Dal, visit:


Drop-in times are offered by the International Centre to provide basic visa/permit and study abroad/exchange information and referrals to other support services . International Centre staff can assist you in finding the information you are looking for and can refer you to websites and other resources or services.

Drop-in times are for short questions. Students who need additional assistance will be referred to book an appointment. Click here for International Centre’s Immigration or Study Abroad/Exchange Information

Drop-in times (Studley Campus):

Monday  1pm-4pm Advisor
Tuesday  1pm-4pm Peer Supporter
Wednesday 9:30am-11:30am Advisor
Thursday 1pm-4pm Advisor and Peer Supporter
Friday 12pm-4pm Peer Supporter

Times are subject to change.


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The immigration information on these pages has been reviewed and endorsed by Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCIC) in compliance with the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. However, this is not a legal document and information may change without notice. Always refer to for the most up-to-date information, or contact Dalhousie International Student Advisors (RCICs).