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Quebec resident tuition status

Apply and qualify as a Quebec resident

Quebec residents pay a lower tuition rate at Quebec Universities than other Canadian or international students. To pay Quebec resident tuition rates, first you must apply for Quebec resident tuition status. If you do not do this, you will pay higher tuition rates.

Apply for Quebec resident tuition status

You can apply for Quebec Resident status in your Student Centre.

Scroll down to the main Personal Information section and select Quebec Residency Application. You can also access your Student Centre from the Student Hub’s My CU Account page.

Quebec Residency Application screenshot

NOTE: If the Quebec Residency Application option is not available under the Personal Information section, it is because you are an international student and are not eligible to apply for Quebec Resident status. If you think you are eligible for one of the international tuition exemptions, please contact us at:

Steps to qualify for Quebec resident tuition status

Find out if you are eligible to pay Quebec Resident tuition in three steps:

Prove your legal status in Canada.
Are you a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada?

Choose a Quebec resident situation.
Submit the necessary documents before the end of the term.

Check deadlines and guidelines before you complete the Quebec residency application.

You can also read about your eligibility on the Quebec government's website.


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