For COVID-19 related information, please note, as information can change without notice, for the most current immigration information, always visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website and the Government of Canada website.
Information on this page has been reviewed by a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIA) in compliance with the Government of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
If you are not an international student, visit the UVic Immigration website for additional immigration information for the campus community.
Please be aware that information can sometimes change without notice. For the most current information, always refer to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website.
The information below is specific to Canadian immigration documents. If you plan to visit other countries, either on your way to Canada or during your time at UVic, you should connect with the appropriate representative of that country to inquire about the necessary immigration documents.
Notice: IRCC announces changes to Canada's international student program
On January 22, 2024, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced several measures intended to protect the integrity of Canada's international student program.Learn more about the changes