Live & learn in British Columbia, Canada

Live & learn in British Columbia, Canada

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Start your RMISP student application

Download the documents that correspond to the school year you are applying for:

Student Application Forms (Sept. 2022 - June 2023)

Important Dates (Sept. 2022 - June 2023)

Student Application Forms (Sept. 2023 - June 2024)

Important Dates (Sept. 2023 - June 2024)

Have these documents ready to upload before starting the online process:

  • Student Participation Agreement (signed by natural parents and student)
  • Ski and Snowboard Contract (signed by natural parents and student)
  • Course Preference form
  • High-risk activities' waiver from (initialed where appropriate and signed by natural parents and agent)
  • Student’s transcripts or report cards for the last two years
  • Student’s passport photo page (ID cards are not accepted by the BC Ministry of Education)
  • Teacher recommendation (English teacher preferred)
  • Student letter to the host family
  • Photo album
  • Immunization (vaccination) records
  • Other documents (agent interviews, etc.)

These are the documents necessary to complete an application. Not including them in the application will delay the approval process. 

Fees

The International Student Program is open to fee paying students in Kindergarten to grade 12 level (ages 5 to 18 years) Normally, International Elementary students aged 5-12 years (grades K-7) will only be considered provided they will live with a parent or guardian.

Please contact a local agent in your country for the tuition fees. If you need a recommendation for one of our qualified agents then please contact us for a list of agents we recommend.

Refund Policy

All requests for refunds must be made in writing to the School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain). Refund requests must include the original Letter of Acceptance issued by School District No. 6 as well as any relevant supporting documentation from Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

full refund, less the application fee, will be given if Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) does not approve a student study permit. To obtain a full refund, contact us immediately to inform us of the visa rejection via email, fax or telephone. Following that, a written request for a refund must be made within 60 days of the study permit rejection.

2/3 refund, less application fees, will be given when a student withdraws from the Rocky Mountain International Student Program or becomes a permanent resident prior to the first day of the student’s term of study.

1/2 refund, less application fees, will be given when a student withdraws from the Rocky Mountain International Student Program or becomes a permanent resident after the term of study has begun but before 30 calendar days have elapsed from the beginning of the study period.

No refund may be granted to:

  • a student who withdraws from the Rocky Mountain International Student Program after 30 calendar days from the commencement of the term of study;
  • a student who withdraws or becomes a permanent resident after 30 days from the commencement of the program;
  • a student who is dismissed from the Rocky Mountain International Student Program for breaking the law, breaching the terms of his/her study permit or failing to abide by the terms and conditions of the International Student Contract as determined by the administration of the Rocky Mountain International Student Program and/or School District No. 6.

Student Handbook

The International Student Handbook 2021-22 has useful information on preparing for your study abroad experience in the School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) International Student Program. Please ensure you read it prior to packing. 

Designated Airports

Designated airports for arrivals and departures are as follows:

School District 5

Cranbrook

Fernie

Sparwood

Canadian Rockies International Airport

(YXC – Cranbrook)

School District 6

Kimberley

Invermere

Golden

Canadian Rockies International Airport

(YXC – Cranbrook)

School District 19

Revelstoke

Kelowna International Airport

(YLW – Kelowna)

School District 91

Vanderhoof

Fort St. James

Burns Lake

Prince George International Airport

(YXS – Prince George)

Upon approved arrival/departure dates for a student’s term of study, ground transportation to/from their designated airport is provided at no charge. All other ground transportation to/from an airport may incur additional fees.

 

Space is limited so apply now or contact us to find out more about living and learning in British Columbia as part of the Rocky Mountain International Student Program.