International Admissions

Applying as an international student?

International students are an important and vital part of our community. Our technical training and applied education are supported by many useful services to help international students get the best NAIT experience possible.

You are considered an international applicant if you are not a citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Follow our checklist to help you started on your application to NAIT.

 International application checklist

As of January 22, 2024, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced a limit on study permit applications for international students. To understand what this means for current NAIT international students, admitted students and applicants/future students, we’ve put together this information and FAQ here.


Everything you need to know to apply to NAIT degree, diploma or certificate programs as an international student.

Immigration & Visa Requirements

Learn more about what you need to successfully enrol as an international student at NAIT.

Financing & Scholarships

International students are eligible to apply for any NAIT Scholarship or Bursary that does not explicitly say "Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents only."

Emergency supports for international students

View the variety of supports available for applicants and students affected by war, displacement, natural disaster, or similar circumstances.

Admission Deferral

New students experiencing circumstances beyond their control may submit a request to defer their admission to a future term.

Entrance Awards

After applying to a NAIT program, you can apply for NAIT’s Entrance Awards to help finance your studies.

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