Note: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has put special measures to help temporary residents and applicants affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID‑19) check more here.
International Application Steps
Step 1) Choose your program of study PROGRAMS AVAILABILITY
Some programs are popular and fill up really quickly. Check seats availability before submitting an application.
Step 2) Submit your online application APPLY NOW
Review the application deadline for international students and when ready submit an online application (you will be redirected to ApplyAlberta website).
Step 3) Gather your documents International Academic Documents by Country list
For country-specific document requirements, please check the International Academic Documents by Country list. Send your official high school transcripts, official translations and your proof of English language proficiency to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 4) Submit fees
Submit the application fee. If accepted you need to reserve your seat in the program by paying the the non-refundable/non-transferable $1500 confirmation fee or you can pay the first term of tuition and fees. The $1500 fee is non-refundable and non-transferable and it is part of your tuition and fees for the first term.
Step 5) Study permit application
Once you receive the Letter of Acceptance, you can apply for a study permit at your nearest Canadian Embassy or Consulate. Your study permit application with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will require both our Designated Learning Institute (DLI) number: O19273769422 and an Official Letter of Acceptance. Canadian DLI’s can be verified with Immigration and Citizenship Canada.
Step 6) Sign in to MYBVC
Check Bow Valley College (MyBVC) email to get important information. This is your communication tool with the College.
We strongly recommend applying a minimum of 12 months in advance of the intended start of your studies. It is very important to ensure that there is sufficient time for processing your study permit application before confirming your start date. Refer to the drop down menu below for more guidance on how to apply.
|Winter 2022 (January)
|| December 1, 2020
|Spring 2022 (May)
|| April 1, 2021
|Fall 2022 (September)
|| August 3, 2021
|Winter 2023 (January)
|| December 1, 2021