Step 1:  Before you Apply

Please make sure you have all the required information for the application process.
You have seven (7) days to submit once you have created a new application.

  • Be sure to review the Online Application Tips before you begin.

Acceptance into a Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario school for our International Education program will be determined by the following criteria:

  • The student’s educational background and current academic standing as indicated in their transcripts.
    (Academic Requirement – B average (approximately 70%) in the students last 2 years of school.)
  • Proper completion and submission of all required documents.
  • Payment of all fees.
  • The availability of space in the CDSBEO International Education Program. **Early enrollment is recommended to ensure access to the school of choice and desired programs.


Step 2:  Confirmation of Application Received

Once you have submitted your Online Application we will send you:

  • an automatic email reply Confirming Receipt of Application
  • an invoice for all program fees and tuition


Step 3:  Payment Process

We accept the following methods of payment (Canadian Funds):

  • EFT, Cheque or Money Order (Payable to the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario)
  • Credit Card (VISA or MasterCard)
  • Wire Transfer

Please contact the CDSBEO Finance Department at Accounts Receivable to arrange payment and for banking details.


Please click here to link to our Online Application


Step 4:  Issuance of the Letter of Acceptance

 When we receive full payment we will:

  • CDSBEO will provide a copy of the statement of account.
  • Issue an official Letter of Acceptance (LOA).*The official letter of acceptance is required for the student to apply for a Study Permit at the Canadian Embassy in order to study in Canada.



Step 5:  Students requiring Homestay

  • Once your CDSBEO application has been approved and payment received, you will be contacted by our homestay coordinators MLI to begin your homestay application process.  (additional fees are applicable).


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Step 6:  Prior to student arrival

  • Provide a copy of the approved Study Permit to CDSEBO.
  • Provide travel itinerary for both arrival and departure flight information.  Arrangements will be made for you to be picked up at the airport by your homestay provider.