Application Process for the PEI International Student Program (PEIISP)

Students from outside Canada who want to attend school in Prince Edward Island as a fee paying student must apply to the PEI International Student Program before the application deadline in order for their application to be processed for the upcoming school year.

What is the application deadline?

The PEI education year begins in September and ends in June. High School (Grades 10-12) has two terms: September to January and February to June. The school calendar can be accessed by clicking on this link. 

  • September start (all grade levels): Deadline for complete application with payment before May 31st
  • February start (all grade levels): Deadline for complete application with payment before November 30th 

Any application received after the deadline will not be considered until the next semester/school year. 

How do I apply?

  1. Complete the Application Form:
    1. Complete the 7 page international student application form print it out and sign where indicated. 
  2. Prepare the supporting documents:
    Please ensure your application is complete.
    Documents included in the application package:
    • Physician’s Statement of Health
    • Participation Terms form (signed by applicant and legal guardian)
    • General Release/Waiver form (signed by applicant and legal guardian)
      Documents that must be obtained externally:
      • Certified school transcripts translated into English (from the last two years)
      • Completed Referral form
      • One recent passport photo, or a copy of the passport
      • Proof application fee has been paid (PDF receipt of the $275 transaction from the financial institution)
        It is also recommended that students applying for Grades 10-12 submit an IELTS Test Report Form.
  3. Pay the application fee:
  4. Email a copy of the completed Application Form with supporting documents, as indicated in number 2, to the PEIISP office:

Please submit application as one PDF document to

Published date: 
August 8, 2019
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