Born in Another Country


Born in another country, but are Canadian Citizen: 

Step # 1

Please provide the following documents to ace@dsbn.org or in person at 535 Lake Street St. Catharines

  • Canadian Passport or Canadian Citizenship Certificate
  • Passport stamp of first date of entry into Canada
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Address (e.g., Utility Bill, Driver's License) 

Step # 2

LLC will contact you.

Documents to provide for your appointment.

Support for: Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System - YMCA of Niagara

Born in another country, but are a Permanent Resident: 

Step # 1

Please provide the following documents to ace@dsbn.org or in person at 535 Lake Street St. Catharines

  • Front and Back of Permanent Resident Card
  • Passport stamp of first date of entry into Canada
  • Proof of Address (e.g., Utility Bill, Driver's License) 

Step # 2

LLC will contact you.

Documents to provide for your appointment.

Support for: Coordinated Language Assessment and Referral System - YMCA of Niagara

Born in another country and have a study permit, work permit, visa or are a refugee, etc. :

Step # 1

Please contact the DSBN Welcome Centre.
welcomecentre@dsbn.org
905.641.2929 ext. 54152
191 Carlton Street St. Catharines, Ontario

Step # 2

After Lifetime Learning Centre (LLC) receives your confirmation letters from the DSBN Welcome Centre, LLC will then contact you.

Documents to provide for your appointment:

Study Permit Application Support:  

St. Catharines
Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre
https://www.folk-arts.ca/programs/settlement-services
85 Church St., St. Catharines L2R 3C7
Phone: 905-685-6589 ext. 225

A copy of your mail tracking receipt for your study permit or an email confirmation of your study permit application is required.

Fee Paying Student: If the Welcome Centre indicates that you are a FEE-PAYING STUDENT, LLC will notify you of the fee/ course.