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Studying in Québec

The government of Quebec requires specific documentation from every student who studies in Quebec. You can submit these documents at Birks.

Birks is also the place to come if you have questions about any of the issues below:

Permanent Code

Proving citizenship and legal status

As per the Ministère de l’enseignement superieure, de la recherche, de la science et de la technologie, Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and international students must all provide documentation to prove their legal status in Canada. 

Documents to prove legal status in Canada
  • Canadian citizen born in Canada: Copy of your birth certificate
  • Canadian citizen born outside of Canada: Copy of both sides of your Canadian citizenship certificate
  • Permanent Resident of Canada: Copy of both sides of your Canadian permanent resident card or immigration form IMM-1000, IMM–5292 or IMM-5688
  • International student: Various documents may be required. Please visit the link below for more information:

Proving Québec resident status

International fee exemptions

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