International Student Application

If you are an International Student, please review the following steps to help guide you through the application process. Canadian Students and Permanent Residents please use the Canadian Student Application.

We thank you for choosing MITT as your study destination. MITT welcomes students from over 40 countries around the world and we value and take great pride in our diversity. Please note that our admissions practice reflects this value. We strive to create an inclusive, supportive, culturally diverse environment conducive to student’s academic success through balanced representation in all classes, comprehensive student supports, and a personalized approach to learning.

Step 1: Before you apply

Choose your program

  • Visit our programs page to find a program that’s right for you.

Decide when you want to begin your studies

  • Certificate and Diploma Programs: We offer three intakes a year in August, January and April. Program availability varies by intake. Please check the availability of your program on our program page.
  • Post Graduate Certificate Programs: We offer two intakes a year for our post-graduate certificate programs in September and February.
  • Apply Early! Programs are filled on a first come, first served basis and are often fill up months ahead of time. Program availability changes on a continuous basis and MITT is unable to guarantee availability at the time of application to a specific program or intake.

Determine if you meet Entrance Requirements

  • Meet general entrance requirements based on country/curriculum of study. Country specific entrance requirements can be found here.
  • Meet program specific entrance requirements (can be found on the programs page by selecting the program of interest).
  • Demonstrate English Language Proficiency .
  • Don’t meet our English Language Proficiency requirements? Conditional admission is available through MITT’s English Language Institute.

Check Application Deadlines

  • Out of Country Applicants: Application deadlines can be found here. Deadlines vary by country of residence. Please ensure the intake you are applying to is still accepting applications based on your residency. Your application will not be processed for the selected intake if the deadline has past.
  • In Country Applicants (with a valid Canadian study permit): Applications will be accepted to programs with available seats up to the first day of classes. A copy of a valid study permit must be provided at the time of application.
  • Early application is encouraged. Programs are filled on a first come, first served basis. Students are recommended to apply at least 6-8 months in advance.

Prepare supporting documents

The following documents are required for admission:

  • Final high school transcript and proof of high school graduation (original or notarized copy). If you are still studying, please submit the most up-to-date transcript available.
  • Post-secondary transcripts and proof of post-secondary graduation (if applicable)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of study permit (for students who already have a valid Canadian study permit)

Step 2: Apply Online

  • Click here to apply online.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $110.00 must be paid online
  • A paper application form is available upon request. The cost to apply using the paper application form is $150.00. The application form can be requested by emailing international@mitt.ca .

Step 3: Submit supporting documents

All supporting documents (see Step 1 for a complete list) should be submitted to international.enrolment@mitt.ca for preliminary assessment. Please be sure to include your application reference number and name in the subject of the email. Applications will not be processed until all supporting documents have been received.

To finalize your admission, original documents must be submitted at least one month prior to the start of classes to:

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
International Admissions
7 Fultz Blvd.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3Y 1G4

Documents can also be provided in person at the Henlow Campus (130 Helow Bay).

*Please note that all documents submitted become the property of MITT.

Step 4: After you apply

Application Processing

After we have received your completed application it will be reviewed by one of our Enrolment Services Officers. Please allow at least two (2) weeks for processing. The status of your application can be reviewed in your application portal.

Please note that an application is only considered complete once it has been submitted and paid and all required documents have been received.

Emails or letters you receive will have the contact information for an Enrolment Services Officer who can assist you with your application as well as the enrolment process.

Receive your Offer of Admission

Once your application has been processed you will receive an offer of admission via email if you have met admission requirements and there is a space available in your selected program/intake. This offer will include a request to pay a non-refundable admission deposit ($400.00 for regular programs and $1000.00 for post-graduate and diploma programs).

If the program/intake you applied for is currently full you will be given the option of being wait-listed or moving your application to a future available intake.

Accept your Offer of Admission

To accept your offer, you must pay the required admission deposit by the deadline outlined in the offer.

Receive a Letter of Acceptance

Once you have accepted your offer of admission you will be provided with an offer letter as well as a standardized offer letter to be used in your Study Permit application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Apply for a Study Permit

After receiving a letter of acceptance you must apply for a study permit. Official information on requirements can be obtained from a CIC office in Canada, a Canadian Embassy or Consulate overseas and/or the IRCC website .

Please be advised that it is the student’s responsibility to ensure a study permit is applied for in a timely manner. Students who have not received their study permit by the start of classes must withdraw or defer their application prior to the start of the session or they will be subject to our regular refund policy.

Pay Your Tuition Fees

You will be provided with a Tuition Payment Agreement as part of your acceptance package. This agreement will outline the amount of tuition fees that must be paid and the deadline for payment of these fees.

Students have two options:

  1. Pay in full – Full tuition payment is due two months prior to the start of classes as indicated on your letter of acceptance (i.e. If your class begins on January 15th, your tuition payment is due November 15th).
  2. Pay in two installments ($50.00 payment plan fee) – Payment is due in two installments.
  • The first installment is due two months prior to the start of classes (i.e. If your class begins on January 15th, your tuition payment is due November 15th).
  • The second installment is due one month after the first day of class (i.e. if your classes begin January 15th, your second tuition installment is due February 15th).

A list of accepted payment methods for international students can be found here.

Students who do not pay their fees by the deadlines indicated will be automatically withdrawn from their program.

For more information on program specific tuition costs, please visit the program page.

Attend Orientation and Begin Classes

Information on orientation, class time and location will be made available online at mitt.ca/international prior to the start of your program.

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