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Update: Ryerson University’s readiness plan to welcome international students

As was announced by the federal government earlier this fall, all post secondary institutions must have a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by their provincial government to be able to welcome international students.

Effective November 17th, Ryerson's readiness plan has been approved by the federal and provincial governments. 

In addition to Ryerson University’s approved COVID-19 readiness plan, international students must be eligible to enter Canada through possession of a valid study permit or letter of introduction issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). For more information related to travel to Canada please visit this webpage, external link. If you are unclear about your eligibility to enter Canada, please contact International Student Support at issask@ryerson.ca

Date: November 17, 2020

Status Letters for International Students

International Student Support (ISS) provides letters for international students in support of their varying administrative needs and immigration responsibilities.  With extensive knowledge and expertise on immigration compliance, legal and special issues affecting international students, ISS provides Status Letters which are effective in supporting each student's unique situation.

Status Letters are prepared for varying purposes including study permit, work permits, temporary resident visa and US visa applications, spouse/family immigration applications, international education expenses and much more.

All status letters processed by ISS will contain the Ryerson seal (i.e. stamp imprint) and Ryerson's Designated Learning Institution number (O19395677651).

Please ensure that you complete all sections of the google formStatus Letter Request Form, external link and select the appropriate letter for your specific purpose. If you are not certain of which type of letter to select, contact the ISS office for assistance. 

An incomplete form may not be accepted and can delay your request.

An international student must pay the applicable fees before a request can be accepted and processed. Students can make payment using a debit or credit card at the ServiceHub located on the 1st floor of the Podium Building, POD-150.

Fee: $20 CAD per letter requested; $5 CAD per additional copies.

Rush fee: In urgent situations, students can request rush service for an additional fee of $15 CAD.

 

You may submit status letter requests online by completing all sections of the google formStatus Letter Request Form, external link and selecting the appropriate letter for your specific purpose. If you are not certain of which type of letter to select, contact the ISS office at issask@ryerson.ca for assistance. An incomplete form may not be accepted and can delay your request.

Please note that our rush service will not be available at this time

Completed status letters will be available for pick-up at the front desk in the International Student Support (ISS) office located in POD-50A. Students should present their Ryerson One Card to obtain the letter.

An electronic copy of the status letter will also be e-mailed to the student’s Ryerson email address.