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Dear International Students and Families:

The International Students and Admissions Office is now closed for face-to-face support until further notice. If you need any assistance, please contact us at:

Phone: 416-395 8120


Thank you for your understanding.

Message for International Students Accepted to February 2021 Intake

We appreciate that you may have questions about the February 2021 semester. Toronto District School Board staff are working diligently to ensure programs continue to meet our high standards of academic rigour and learner experience.  As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, TDSB takes guidance from the Ontario Ministry of Education and Toronto Public Health regarding measures that are needed for school operations and programs.

We value all our TDSB International students. We hope the options below can guide your planning:

Option 1: If the IRCC travel restrictions are lifted, students with valid study permits can travel to Toronto to join in-person classes at TDSB schools. Please note elementary and secondary virtual school enrollment will NOT be available for students registering for February 2021.

Option 2: Students can defer registration to September 2021 without any financial penalties. Deferral requests should be sent to our office by January 15, 2021.

Option 3: Students may apply for a full tuition fee refund up to January 15, 2021. There shall be no financial penalties on the tuition paid. An administration fee of $500  shall be deducted if the refund request is received after this date.

Please download Deferral or Refund Request Form at and email the completed form to

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Toronto is a safe and vibrant city to live and study. Every year the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) welcomes students from around the world to experience our leading educational programs from kindergarten to grade twelve. Our self-funded TDSB students come from over sixty different countries, bringing rich cultural practices, languages and traditions to our schools - internationalization of the TDSB schools.

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For more information on our Toronto International Student Programs, please contact us at:

Telephone:  416-395-8120 
Fax:  416-395-8476
International Education and Admissions Office 
Toronto District School Board 
5050 Yonge Street 1st floor 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M2N 5N8

Canadian Association of Public Schools - International

Ontario Association of School Districts - International

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