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Immigration Information

NSCC International has hired a Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) to answer any questions you have related to immigration. If you have a question, please contact us and we will either provide you with resources to answer your questions or refer you to our consultant: international.students@nscc.ca

NSCC’s Immigration Consultant has created application guides to help you apply for study or work permits and what documents to include. You will find links to these guides in each section.

To check application processing times, please visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website.

In order to apply for your initial study permit or to renew your permit, you will need NSCC’s Designated Learning Institution (DLI) number: O19091820452


On February 6, 2020 IRCC and Nova Scotia Office of Immigration presented the Pathways to Permanent Residence for International Students and information about Provincial Nominee streams like the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, and others.

  • IRCC presentation can be accessed here.
  • Nova Scotia Office of Immigration can be accessed here.
  • To watch a recording of the presentation, please click here.

NSCC’s Immigration Consultant, Caroline Lodge, delivered presentations on the Post Graduate Work Permit in early March.

  • The presentation can be found here and
  • To watch a recording of the presentation, please click here.

On Friday, March 27th we delivered a webinar on Responding to IRCC COVID-19 Measures. You can view the recording here.

A copy of the presentation can be found here: