How to Apply (International Applicants with Valid Study Permit)

Step 1: Do You Have a Valid Study Permit?

This online application is ONLY for international applicants who already possess a valid Study Permit.  

If you do not have a valid Study Permit, please visit here to apply.

Important: Please confirm you have a valid Study Permit before applying.

Step 2: Pick a Program and Confirm Availability

International admission to NBCC can be competitive, and as a result, program availability is subject to change throughout the year.

Important: Programs with limited availability are active in the application portal. If you can not find the program, that means the application for the intake or program you are searching for has been closed.

Step 3: Review Program Admission Requirements

Review the admission requirements needed for your desired program.

  • Approved Valid Study Permit 
  • Official high school transcript (Please note that receiving only your diploma will not allow us to complete an evaluation on your application)
  • Other post-secondary transcripts (If Applicable)
  • Other admission documents required to assess the file (Examples: Proof of Language Requirements, Portfolio, etc.)

Step 4: Review Tuition and Fees

Review the costs associated with studying full time at NBCC.

Step 5: Submit your Application

Apply Online

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When you apply online, the $100 application fee (non-refundable) payment is required before submitting your application.  [see PAYMENT OPTIONS]

You must have a valid Study Permit to apply through this portal. If you currently do not have a valid Study Permit, your application will be denied as not meeting Admission requirements.

Please note that your required documents can be uploaded when you submit your application online. Upload your valid Study Permit as it is a mandatory document.  Upload your Official High School (Secondary School) transcript(s) as a single attachment.  If applicable, please upload an official copy of any post-secondary supporting documents such as Diplomas, Certificates and/or Transcripts as a single attachment. Official transcripts normally bear the sending institution’s official seal, stamp or imprint, and the original signature of the issuer.  Documents in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by notarized English translations.  NBCC reserves the right to audit random files by contacting schools to validate.  Fraudulent activity will result in admission revocation.

Note: You can save & return to your application any time during the process prior to submitting it final.

Note: It will be important for you to provide an active e-mail address since many important communication pieces will be sent to you by e-mail. Ensure your email security settings are set to receive emails from NBCC. Check your junk mail if not receiving.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT – To inquire about your application status or if you need assistance with the online Application and/or related payment process, contact us at:

1-888-796-NBCC (within North America)
1-506-460-6222 (outside North America)
Send email to:

Applicants from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Gambia: please see information on submitting WAEC and/or NECO results before completing the application.

Step 6: Submit your Required Documents

Once you complete your online application; go directly to the section to submit your transcripts/documentation. It is important that the documents submitted demonstrate how you meet, or are in the process of meeting, the program's admission requirements.

Submit your official high school, college and/or university transcripts and/or further documentation as required. Transcripts must be translated into English from the High School and/or College and/or University you have attended. Upload a copy of your official transcript(s) here. Official transcripts normally bear the sending institution’s official seal, stamp or imprint, and the original signature of the issuer.

Step 7: Review Admission Process

As part of NBCC’s First Qualified, First Accepted admissions process, qualified applicants who apply first will be admitted first. To do so, applicants must submit a complete application package that will be time stamped upon receipt. [see ADMISSION PROCESS]

Step 8: Once You've Been Accepted

  • Confirm your Acceptance
  • Review checklist for accepted students.
  • LAST DATE TO COMMENCE CLASSES: For college transition, make all effort to commence classes the first day of the term.  Students cannot commence classes later than the first week in the academic term and no extensions will be entertained. 
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