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International Student Admission Process

Acceptance into any of our programs will depend on many things including (but not restricted to):

  • Seat availability.
  • The applicant meeting the program admission requirements.
  • The applicant meeting the requirements for International Students.

Application Process:

  • Submit your application using our PDF Form. Once you click the link to the application, you must download the form to your desktop first before completing it. Note: To download the form, Adobe Acrobat is required. This will allow you to fill out and submit the form by Email. To get Adobe Acrobat, click here.
  • Fill out the Application for Accommodation (if required) and return by Email
  • The non-refundable $160.00 Application Fee must be paid in full so we can process your Application for Admission. You may pay this fee by Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard), Money Order or In-person.
  • Important: Applications are not processed until payment is received.
  • Portage College will mail you a "Conditional Acceptance" letter so you may use it to apply for your Study Permit through Immigration Canada (you may request to have a copy e-mailed to you).
  • Apply for: An Educational Assessment through IQAS.
  • Complete A Proficiency of English language Education Assessment. Results must be sent to the address below from IQAS and the chosen Proficiency of English Language Institution used.
  • Provide Portage College with your Study Permit information as soon as you receive it. Apply for your Study Permit with the Government of Canada.

Mailing Address:

Portage College
Admissions, Student Services
Box 417
Lac La Biche, Alberta, Canada, 
T0A 2C0




We are located on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaties 6 and 8, which are also homelands to Métis people.
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