Student Accommodation and Custodian Information for the Prince Edward Island International Student Program (PEIISP)

A valid fixed address in Prince Edward Island is necessary to enroll in the provincial education system. International students coming to PEI to study must secure accommodations prior to arriving in the province. The PEI International Student Program does not arrange accommodations/homestay or provide custodians for international students. 

The following is for information purposes only, and families are free to seek out other homestay providers. 

International students who need accommodations in Prince Edward Island may get assistance from:

Custodian: All international students coming to study in Prince Edward Island public schools, without a parent, must have a custodian to make the necessary arrangements for the care and support of the student in place of their parents. Families are responsible for making their own arrangements or ask assistance from their homestay service provider. 

Students attending elementary school (K-6) must live with a parent. No other custodianship is required, unless requested by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. 

For more information on custodianship, please refer to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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