VCC International

VCC International Frequently Asked Questions

Questions? Refer to the list of frequently asked questions below before you apply.

If your question is not listed below, you may contact VCC’s International Education Office or email study@vcc.ca.


FAQ Categories:

Program Availability

Applications & Admissions

Working in Canada


Program Availability

As a public institution, provincial government funding regulates VCC's programming, seat space and equipment allocation. Certain programs are given domestic student priority. For the list of programs available for international students, check our Programs listing page.

We encourage students to apply to the next available intake while seats are available. We will place qualified applicants on the waitlist for their preferred intake (if waitlists are accepted) and contact them if seats become available.

Applications & Admissions

VCC Institution code for TOEFL is 0658.

Scanned and copied documents are for initial evaluation only. For final verification and registration, students are required to submit the original/official documents with certified English translations (if applicable) before classes begin.

Qualified applicants are expected to receive an offer letter within four to six weeks of submitting a complete application.

Music Diploma, Dance Diploma, Fashion Design & Production Diploma, Graphic Design Certificate and Diploma, Jewellery Art & Design Diploma.

For more information about program-specific selection criteria, refer to individual Programs.

To determine your eligibility for part-time programs as an international applicant, please email study@vcc.ca your status in Canada (Study Permit, Work Permit, Visitor’s Visa, etc.).

Working in Canada

Yes, however restrictions apply. For more information about the Post-Graduation Work Permit, visit the IRCC website