International Students

Many of our 120+ programs fill up quickly and you’ll need time to get a study permit, so apply early. Here’s how:

  1. Select your top two program choices
    You can have one active application with up to two choices at a time. One program at two different campuses counts as two choices.
  2. Review admission requirements, language requirements and transcripts & required documentation
  3. Review tuition, program costs and fees (PDF 439KB)
    International students are able to apply for NSCC scholarships and bursaries.
  4. Be ready to pay your application fee
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Apply for a study permit

Once you receive your acceptance letter, you can apply for a Canadian study permit.

Prepare for NSCC and living in Nova Scotia

The Guidebook for International Students provides an overview of what you need to know about studying and living in Nova Scotia.

If you have already applied and would like to change your program choice, defer your admittance, or be readmitted into a program, visit our deferrals, application changes and readmissions section.

Ready to apply?

Apply Now

Need help? Contact us:

Phone: 902-491-4911
Toll-free: 1-866-679-6722

Hours of Operation

(Atlantic Time)

Monday to Thursday:
8 AM – 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address

NSCC Admissions
P.O. Box 220
Halifax, NS B3J 2M4

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