International Students


TAV is a Montreal based College, where students from diverse backgrounds contribute to a rich and fulfilling educational experience.

International students entering our DCS (Diploma of College Studies) programs must have completed schooling that is considered equivalent to a high school diploma issued by the Quebec Ministry of Education (MEES). For ACS (Attestation of College Studies) programs, your prior schooling must demonstrate your ability to undertake College studies should you not have a high school diploma. All international students must successfully complete the TAV College English Language Admission Test to verify language proficiency. International students having completed the following tests must have obtained at least these results for their admission. Please note that the TAV College test must be successfully completed, regardless of the other test results.

Test Results required
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 6.0
Computer-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Reading: 17 and higher

Listening: 16 and higher

Writing: 22 and higher

Paper-based  TOEFL

Reading or Listening : 50 and higher

Writing: 55 and higher

Internet-based TOEFL

Reading or Listening : 15-21 (Intermediate)

Speaking : 18-25 (Fair)

Writing: 17-23 (Fair)

NOTE: Letter of Acceptance for Study Permit purposes is a $1700 deposit. The letter will be issued only upon receipt of this fee.

List of Required Documents (International Students)

  • Official Birth Certificate and translation
  • Proof of High School with translation
  • Valid passport
  • Certificate of Acceptance (C.A.Q.)
  • Study Permit
  • Language Test Results
  • Medical Insurance upon arrival

For more information concerning the admission of International students, please contact us at

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