CIE International Student Advisors provide a range of services which are available to all international students. The student advising office at the Cumberland House can help you with the following matters:
- Study Permits
- Entry Visas
- Inviting your Spouse, Children or Parents to Canada
- Working in Canada
- Social Insurance Number
- Income Tax
- Permanent Residence Information
The student advising office is located in room 210 at 33 St. George Street.
Monday to Friday:
9 a.m. - 12 noon (drop-in hours)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (by appointment only - see instructions below)
To send a written question to the Student Advisor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
To schedule an appointment to meet with the advisor, please email email@example.com with 2 possible times suitable to your schedule and an appointment will be assigned.
In your email please include the following information:
2) Student Number
3) Telephone Number
4) Level and Program of Study
5) Reason for the appointment
Please note: All inquiries about admission as an undergraduate student to the University of Toronto should be directed to the Enrolment Services office. All inquiries about admission as a graduate student to the University of Toronto should be directed to the School of Graduate Studies.
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It is your responsibility to make sure that all your immigration and legal documents are maintained and up-to-date. CIE holds regular information sessions and workshops to help you understand your responsibilities. It is important to regularly check CIE's website for news updates and workshop dates.
CIE Information Sessions & Workshops
- CIE Orientation information sessions (August/ September and January)
- Study Permit/ Work Permit/ Entry Visa workshop and individual advising (ongoing)
- Banking 101 (as needed)
- Income Tax Workshops (March/ April)
- Income Tax Clinics (March/ April)
- Keep a record of the expiry dates of your Passport and Study Permit.
- Make a note to apply for extensions two months before the expiry dates.
- Application forms for Study Permits, Work Permits and Entry Visas (TRV) must be downloaded from the Citizenship and Immigration website.
- Make note of your Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) ‘Client ID Number’. It is an 8-digit number found on your Study Permit. This is your own personal identification number assigned to you by CIC.
- Immigration Information
- Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)
- Service Canada
- Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)