How to Register

You must be available to start your course when you apply for registration. Your course can start quickly, even in the summer.

Information to provide

To register for a full-time French course, you must provide:

  • a document that proves your immigration status

  • your individual reference number This number can be found on one of the following documents:
    • Québec Selection Certificate (CSQ)
    • Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ)
    • Any other personal communication sent by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration

To apply for financial assistance, you need your Social Insurance Number (SIN). To obtain your Social Insurance Number, visit the Service Canada website This hyperlink will open in a new window..

If you do not have a Social Insurance Number, you need:

  • your Individual Tax Number (ITN)

  • your Temporary Tax Number (TTN)

These are 9-digit numbers provided by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Completing your registration application

To register for a full-time French course, you can complete your application online or on paper.

Completing an online application:

Important: Complete all sections of the application at once, as you cannot save your application to complete it later.

General notice

You cannot use the Safari web browser to register for a full-time French course at this time. Our teams are working to find a solution. In the meantime, use another browser to register. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Completing a paper form:

Complete all sections of the Application for admission to full-time French courses and for financial assistance (PDF 335 Kb).

  1. Sign the form.
  2. Attach the documents requested in the form.
  3. Mail the form and documents to:

    Direction des admissions et inscriptions en francisation
    Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration
    1200 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, office 2.200
    Montréal, Québec  H2X 0C9.

The form has been translated into different languages to help you. However, you must complete and send the French or English version.

  • French form This hyperlink will open in a new window.
    (Demande d’admission aux cours de français à temps complet et à l’aide financière)

  • Arabic form (PDF 395 Kb)
    (طلب التسجيل في دورة اللغة الفرنسيّة بالدوام الكامل والمساعدة الماليّة)

  • Bengali form (PDF 409 Kb)
    (পুরো সময়ের ফরাসী পাঠ্যক্রমে ভর্তি এবং আর্থিক সহায়তার জন্য আবেদনপত্র)

  • Cantonese form (PDF 736 Kb)

  • Spanish form (PDF 342 Kb)
    (Solicitud de admisión a los cursos de francés
    de tiempo completo y a la ayuda financiera)

  • Farsi form (PDF 377 Kb)     
    درخواست برای ثبت نام در دوره های تمام وقت یادگیری زبان فرانسه و همچنین برای کمک هز

  • Hindi form (PDF 795 Kb)
    (फुल-टाईम फ्रेंच कोर्सों में दाखिले और वित्तीय सहायता हेतु आवेदन)

  • Mandarin form (PDF 601 Kb)

  • Urdu form (PDF 361 Kb)
    (کُل وقتی فرانسیسی کورسز میں داخلے اور مالی امداد کے لئے درخواست)

  • Punjabi form (PDF 407 Kb)
    (ਫੁਲ-ਟਾਈਮ ਫ੍ਰੈਂਚ ਕੋਰਸਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਦਾਖਲੇ ਅਤੇ ਵਿੱਤੀ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਦੇ ਲਈ ਅਰਜ਼ੀ)

  • Tagalog form (PDF 312 Kb)
    (Application para pumasok sa mga full-time na kursong French at para sa pinansyal na tulong)

  • Tamil form (PDF 409 Kb)

Processing times

Courses generally start within 50 working days if this is your first time registering for a full-time French course.

The processing time begins when the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (Ministry) receives your application.

Your course could also start before this processing time.

Consult the Ministry’s Déclaration de services à la clientèle for more information.