Toronto District School Board
Skip to main content

Fee Schedule, Refund Policy & Method of Payment

Notice for all Students

Toronto District School Board no longer accepts traditional bank wires (International or Domestic) as a method of payment for tuition and other applicable fees. Paying tuition fees through the CIBC International Student Pay Portal offers convenience and security for students and families.

How Can I Pay?

Whether you pay from outside or within Canada, the CIBC portal is quick and easy — log onto  CIBC International Student Pay and enter your payment details.

Fee Schedule for 2021- 2022 school year:

Application Fee
(Elementary & Secondary)
CDN $350
The Application fee of CDN$350 should be paid with a credit card through our online application portal. The Application Fee is non-refundable.
Tuition Fee
(Elementary & Secondary)
Full Year: CDN $16,000.00 (Sep to Jun or Feb to Jan)
One Semester: CDN $8,000.00 (Sep to Jun or Feb to Jun)
  • Emergency Medical Insurance is included in the tuition fee. A comprehensive health insurance plan is mandatory in Ontario and every international student must have this coverage while studying in Toronto.

 

Refund Policy

I.    STUDY PERMIT REFUSAL REFUND

A full tuition fee refund (minus the $500 administrative fee) will be granted if Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) does not issue the study permit. To obtain a full tuition fee refund, the student must submit the following documents within sixty (60) calendars days of the issue date of the original refusal letter from IRCC:

  1. a copy of the original letter of refusal received from IRCC;
  2. a copy of the official TDSB letter of acceptance;
  3. a copy of the original receipt of tuition payment; and
  4. a completed and signed refund request form from the parent/guardian or adult student (18 years of age or older).

No refund will be issued if the student fails to submit any of the above within sixty (60) days from the issue date of the original refusal letter from IRCC.

II.    PARTIAL REFUND

If a student withdraws at least thirty (30) calendar days or more prior to the commencement of the program as prescribed in the TDSB Official Letter of Acceptance, two-thirds of the tuition fee will be refunded. The following documents are required:

  1. a copy of the official TDSB letter of acceptance;
  2. a copy of the original receipt of tuition payment; and
  3. a completed and signed refund request form from the parent/guardian or adult student (18 years of age or older).

If a student withdraws less than thirty (30) calendar days before or after the commencement of the program as prescribed in the official TDSB letter of acceptance, one-half of the tuition fee will be refunded. The following documents are required:

  1. a copy of the official TDSB letter of acceptance;
  2. a copy of the original receipt of tuition payment; and
  3. a completed and signed refund request form from the parent/guardian or adult student (18 years of age or older).

III.    REFUND WITH IMMIGRATION STATUS CHANGE

If the immigration status of a student changes prior to or during the school year, contact TDSB International Students and Admissions Office immediately to have immigration documents verified. Immigration status change does not apply to students whose parents obtain work permit or study permit after the commencement of the student’s program at TDSB.
Requests for refund as a result of immigration status change of the student will NOT be considered if received after OCTOBER 15 for Semester 1 or APRIL 15 for Semester 2.

IV.    NO REFUND

There will be NO refund of the tuition fee in the following circumstances:

  1. If the student withdraws after thirty (30) calendar days from the commencement of the program as outlined in the official TDSB letter of acceptance.
  2. if the student chooses to withdraw for any reasons other than reasons set out in the Study Permit Refusal Refund, Immigration Status Change Refund and Partial Refunds sections above.
  3. if the student is found in violation of TDSB’s policies and procedures.
  4. if false or fraudulent information was provided, including providing false medical information or non-disclosure of medical conditions or prescribed medications, in the Student Application Form.

Please also note:

  • An administration Fee of $500.00 CAD will be deducted from each refund request.
  • Refund will only be issued to the parents or custodian in the application record,
  • The TDSB shall not be held liable for losses or expenses as a result of the Board being unable to provide education owing to labour disputes or other causes beyond control.

 

Methods of Payment:

Application Fee:

We encourage all students to submit applications through our online application portal and pay the application fee with credit card.

Tuition Fee:

OPTION 1: CIBC International Student Pay Portal

With the CIBC International Student Pay secure online portal, you can pay your student fees in your preferred currency from anywhere in the world, at any time.

Access the CIBC International Student Pay secure web portal and choose which country you are paying from.

OPTION 2: Certified Check/Bank Draft/Money Order

Certified cheques, bank drafts or money orders should be made payable to Toronto District School Board and MUST include your student TISP ID Number in the memo.

Certified cheque, bank draft or money order can be mailed to:

Toronto District School Board
5050 Yonge Street, 1st Floor
Toronto, ON M2N 5N8
Attn: International Student Admissions Office

 

© 2014 Toronto District School Board  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy   |  CASL