About the Prince Edward Island International Student Program (PEIISP)

Download the PEIISP booklet (1,930KB) to learn more about studying on Prince Edward Island.

The Prince Edward Island International Student Program (PEIISP) was created to deliver K-12 public education opportunities to the global community through the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning. International students who reside outside of Canada may apply to attend one of our 62 public schools in Prince Edward Island. Our public schools are among a network of Canadian educational institutions who welcome international students to study and experience our Island way of life. Enjoy the peace of mind, knowing students will receive a world-class education in a safe place. High school students can choose from a variety of subjects within the Prince Edward Island program including Arts, Business Education, Career Education, Career and Technical Education, Communication and Information Technology, Core French, Culinary, English as an Additional Language, Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies.

About us

We provide public education opportunities to students from around the world. The PEIISP believes in fully integrating students into public school life; this supports PEIISP participants to have a truly Canadian academic and cultural experience. Our schools offer a wide range of programs provided by dedicated and caring staff.

Our staff will receive and review your application to the PEIISP and answer your questions along the way.

Start the Easy Online Application Process

Homestay on Prince Edward Island

An important part of participation in the PEIISP is the homestay experience. The best way to improve your English and experience Canadian culture is to become a member of a local family. International students who need accommodations in Prince Edward Island can find additional information by clicking on the following site.

Learn more about accommodation options/custodian requirements

Insurance Links

The PEIISP is pleased to partner with GuardMe to provide our international students with health insurance.



The PEIISP uses WU® GlobalPay for Students to make it easier for you to pay your international tuition fee payment. You can pay from your bank account with a telegraphic transfer or use a credit card. 

You may also wish to watch the following video for more information about how to pay your international tuition fees.

WU® GlobalPay for students

Visit Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Who can I contact for more information?

Prince Edward Island International Student Program

85 Fitzroy Street, Suite 203
Charlottetown, PE C1A 1R6
Telephone: 902-620-3739
Office Location: EAL/FAL Reception Center

Published date: 
October 25, 2021
Education and Lifelong Learning

General Inquiries

Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
Holman Centre
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6

Phone: 902-438-4130
Fax: 902-438-4062