Apply to CIRA

Start Your Studies in Canada

CIRA understands that packing up and leaving your hometown to come study in Canada is very difficult. This is why we provide a wide variety of services to students that are planning on studying in Canada. Our support staff has developed a student guide for international students who wish to learn more about Vancouver and what it’s like to study in Vancouver.

At CIRA College, diversity is something that we are very proud of. We do not use special formulas to select students. We host students from all over the world with students ranging in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Indonesia, Vietnam, and South Korea. Building an exceptional learning environment and friendly staff is key to a good workplace environment. 

The Application Process


Gather Necessary Documents

You will need to prepare all your documents that you will need to apply online. See below for details.


Apply Online

Apply online and submit all your documents with your application. A non-refundable application fee of $250 will need to be paid before the application can be processed.


Offer Letter

Once your application is complete, the Admissions team will reach out to you with an offer letter. The offer letter will inform you of the next steps needed from you in order to process your letter of acceptance.


Security Deposit

You will need to pay the $2,750 CAD tuition deposit in order for Admissions to issue you a official letter of acceptance. The offer letter will have details on how to proceed with payment.


Letter of Acceptance

After confirmation of the deposit, the Admissions team will issue you an official letter of acceptance which you will use to apply for your study permit application. 


Start Studying

After your study permit has been issued by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), you can purchase your plane ticket start to study in Canada!


Things To Know First

You will need :

  • Official High School transcript
  • Business Management Diploma: Meet minimum level of English language proficiency from one of the following: a) TOEFL PBT – 513; CBT – 183; iBT – 65; b) English 12 – minimum final grade of 60%; c) TOEIC – 620; d) IELTS – 5.5 e) Completion of secondary education where English is the language of instruction. f) CIRA College Placement Test: 5.5
  • Non-refundable $250 application fee for international students and $150 application fee for domestic students.. Students who are unable to pay the application fee can request a fee waiver.
  • Media Design & Web Development Co-op: Graduation from a credited High School or equivalent; or 18 years of age A written essay from student explaining why student is interested in the program and how the program can assist him/her to meet future goal Meet minimum level of English language proficiency from one of the following: o TOEFL PBT – 513; CBT – 183; iBT – 65; o English 12 – minimum final grade of 60%; o TOEIC – 620; o IELTS – 5.5 o CIRA College Placement Test – Level 5;

When To Apply?

Intake Application Deadline
January November 1
May March 31
September July 31

Where to submit necessary documents?

Documents not submitted through the online method can be mailed to:

Admissions Office
896 W 8th Ave – 2nd Floor
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1E2