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Quick Checklist Before You Leave

The following is a checklist of items that you will need to bring with you when you travel to Providence University College and Seminary. This is not a complete checklist of personal items but rather a list of items that are required to complete your trip to Canada and to get you started. Most or all personal items can be purchased in Canada.

 *Note the Canadian electrical code is 120v at 60Hz. This means that your electrical appliance items may not work in Canada or may need special adaptors.

Immigration and Travel Documents

(these documents must be with you at all times when entering Canada)

  • Passport
  • Study Permit (or Letter of Introduction from Canadian Embassy, High Commission, or Consulate); a Study Permit is not required if you plan to study a short term program of less than 6 months
  • Temporary Resident Visa (a TRV is required if your citizenship is from a designated country, see Citizenship and Immigration's website)
  • Proof of finances (bank statement or letter from supporters)
  • Acceptance letter from Providence
  • Marriage certificate (if you are married)

Additional Travel Documents should include:

  • Travel Health Insurance to provide health coverage until your first day of classes
  • Plane ticket complete with confirmation numbers to allow easy check-in
  • A list of emergency telephone numbers

Personal Items

 (there will be opportunity to shop for personal items during Orientation; however, to make your first few days at Providence more comfortable, we suggest you bring the following with you):

  • Pillow
  • Sheets and blanket
  • Towel
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Hygiene products
  • Coat (if you are arriving for the Winter Semester)

Additional Personal Items you may want to bring:

  • Photos of your family and friends
  • Traditional clothing from your culture
  • Traditional stories or songs to share
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Otterburne, Manitoba, Canada, R0A 1G0
Phone: (204) 433-7488 or (800) 668-7768
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