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International Student Services

In-Person Drop-in Service

International Student Centre Service Update

In-person service

The International Student Centre is now providing in-person service at the Burnaby Campus.  Please see below for available service hours.

Visit Us In Person

The International Student Centre (ISC) can assist you in-person at the Burnaby Campus.  The Downtown Campus location will reopen for in-person service at a later date to be announced.

In-person Drop-in Service
Monday to Friday 10:00 am-12:00pm & 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays Closed

International Student Centre

Building SW1, First Floor, Room 1170
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC, V5G 3H2

Email: isc_info@bcit.ca

Tired of waiting in line?

Join the queue from anywhere and receive updates as your turn approaches:

  • Text “BCIT” to 604-265-6182, or
  • Visit the QLess site

If you don’t have a cell phone, you can still join the queue using the self-serve kiosk at Student Information and Enrolment Services, SW1 – First Floor.

If you are not present when your number is called, your turn will be moved to the end of the queue.

ISC Virtual Drop-In Service

Can’t visit us in-person?  The ISC is pleased to offer virtual drop-in services to international students via Zoom.

Topics that we may be able to help with

  • Accessing BCIT & BCITSA services for students
  • Study permits & Co-op work permits
  • Academic status at BCIT (full-time versus part-time)
  • Updating your status in Canada documents
  • Medical insurance
  • Travel to Canada and quarantine planning
  • Working in Canada & post-graduation work permits
  • International Letters of Verification
  • Mental and physical wellbeing resources
  • Adjusting to life in Canada

Have other types of questions?