Student Application for Enrolment

PLEASE NOTE - If any of the following apply, do not proceed.Please register at Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC) site.:
  • Kindergarten to Grade 12 students born outside Canada, regardless of language spoken at home.
  • Grade 1 to Grade 12 students born in Canada, and who DO NOT speak English as their home language.
  • Parent/legal guardian is neither a Citizen nor a Permanent Resident. This applies even if the child was born in Canada.

Application to enroll is a 2 step process:

  1. Complete the Online Application Form
  2. Verifying Documentation
    • Contact your English Catchment School Office to set up an appointment to bring your supporting documentation
    • Bring supporting documentation to your English catchment school office during your scheduled appointment

Student Online Application for Enrolment

  • This form should take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Please set aside the time to complete the form all at once to ensure the application process is successfully completed.
  • Information required on the application form (Child’s Information, Parent Contact Information, Emergency Contact Information, and BC Care Card Number)
  • The following original documents must be presented at your catchment school to complete your application:
    • Proof of British Columbia residency
    • The original birth certificate of the child
    • Applicable Immigration/Citizenship/Permanent Resident Documentation
    • Immunization Records if available
    • Most recent report card if available (Not Needed for Kindergarten Applications)
  • You will receive e-mail notification when your form has been successfully submitted.
  • If you wish to make any changes to your application after you have submitted the form, please contact your catchment school
  • IMPORTANT! Applications are not considered complete until all supporting documentation has been submitted. Students with incomplete applications will not receive offers nor be placed on wait lists.
  • Visit the Student Registration page on the Vancouver School Board Website for more information or if you have any questions.
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