Registrations for the Upcoming 2021-2022 School Year

The EMSB is accepting registrations for the upcoming school year. Please take note that our offices at the Central Office are open by appointment only. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, walk-ins are no longer accepted.

If you live outside of EMSB territory (i.e.: North Shore, South Shore, West Island, Lasalle, Verdun, Lachine, Châteauguay), you must contact the School Board of your territory to apply for a Certificate of English Eligibility. The EMSB cannot apply for your child’s eligibility.

If you live inside EMSB territory, we ask that you kindly click on the link below to book your appointment at our Law 101 office to apply for a Certificate of English Eligibility for your child.

EMSB Territory Click here to book your appointment

If you have any questions, please email us at schoolorg@emsb.qc.ca.

Click here for an overview of the documents required depending on your Status in Canada

Please take note of the following:

  • You will only be allowed to enter the building if you have booked an appointment
  • Only one person will be admitted in the building (other members of the family or friends will be asked to wait outside the building)
  • You must bring all original documents (photocopies or electronic documents will not be accepted)
  • If you are missing a document, you will be asked to leave and to book a new appointment

For Canadian residents:

  • Please click on the link above to complete the questionnaire & to book your appointment

Before coming to your appointment, please make sure to bring with you the following documents (photocopies or electronic documents will not be accepted)

  • Parent’s original birth certificate OR valid passport OR Canadian Citizenship 

  • If parent was educated in Canada (outside of Quebec), an official original document indicating a proof of English education in another province
    • Minimum 5 years elementary report cards from Grade 1-6

OR

    • Letter from Archives confirming their attendance at another English school board OR
    • Form 3A provided by the school board – Elementary marks sealed by school board
  • Child’s original long form birth certificate, showing parents’ names
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For parents working or studying in Quebec temporarily:

  • Please click on the link above to complete the questionnaire & to book your appointment

Before coming to your appointment, please make sure to bring with you the following documents (photocopies or electronic documents will not be accepted)

  • Parent’s Study Permit OR Work Permit
  • If the parent is here on a Study Permit, parent’s Certificate of Acceptance in Quebec (CAQ)
  • For Open Work Permits, you must bring your signed employment contract
  • Child’s original long form birth certificate, showing parents’ names, and its certified translation in French or English
  • Child’s Immigration papers (Canadian visa, visitor record, refugee status, etc.)

For parents with a Diplomatic status:

  • Please click on the link above to complete the questionnaire & to book your appointment

Before coming to your appointment, please make sure to bring with you the following documents (photocopies or electronic documents will not be accepted)

  • Parent’s letter of Protocol and letter of attestation for child from Protocol Quebec
  • Child’s original long form birth certificate, showing parents’ names, and its certified translation in French or English

For Children with Intellectual or Physical Disabilities or Severe Social or Emotional Difficulties

A student may be exempt from compulsory French language instruction because they have been identified as having specific learning disabilities and/or severe emotional/social problems and/or intellectual physical sensorial handicaps.

  • Please click on the link above to complete the questionnaire & to book your appointment

Before coming to your appointment, please make sure to bring with you the following documents (photocopies or electronic documents will not be accepted)

  • Psychological evaluation of your child and all pertinent reports.
  • Report cards from the last two years of school
  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP) from the child's school.
  • The child's original long form birth certificate, showing both parents' names.
    • If the child was born outside of Canada, provide the child's Canadian Citizenship document, or Citizenship card or Permanent Resident card or proof of refugee status.

After the parent applies for the exemption (Form K) at the Law 101 office, the Student Services Department will process the request.

For students who already have a certificate of English eligibility and would like to transfer school

  • Please contact the chosen school to book an appointment
  • Parent’s original birth certificate OR valid passport OR Canadian Citizenship
  • Child’s original long form birth certificate, showing parents’ names
  • Child’s original Certificate of Eligibility

For international students:

  • If you have any questions, you may contact an International administrative technician at the following email address: intstudent@emsb.qc.ca