International students often have questions about studying and working in Canada or about making applications to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
The International Student Services Office (ISSO) provides information and support on immigration issues.
In keeping with the recommendation of Ottawa Public Health and their physical distancing directives, the International Student Services Office (ISSO) is not delivering in-person services at the ISSO office until further notice. Please contact the ISSO by email:
General inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Immigration inquiries: email@example.com
For the most common immigration applications, our detailed guides are a good place to start:
- Study Permit Renewal Guide (PDF, 303 KB)
- How to Apply for Your Co-op Work Permit (PDF, 463 KB)
- PGWP Application Guide (PDF, 409 KB)
- Temporary Resident Visa Application Guide (PDF, 393 KB)
Our immigration advisors are available by email for one-on-one support.
Learn more about Immigration advising at the ISSO.
Our website provides basic information and useful links on common issues for international students.