How to register for part-time French courses for immigrants

You must be available to start your course when you apply. Your course can start at any time of the year.

Information to provide

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

  • A document proving your immigration status;


  • Your individual reference number. You can find it on one of these documents:
    • Your Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ);
    • Your Certificate of acceptance from Québec (CAQ);
    • Your Asylum seeker document;
    • Acknowledgement of receipt of your refugee claim or a notice to appear for an interview for your refugee claim issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada;
    • 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 to provide your social insurance number (SIN). For information on how to get your social insurance number, visit Service Canada This hyperlink will open in a new window..

If you do not have a social insurance number, you will need:

  • Your Individual Tax Number (ITN);


  • Your Temporary Tax Number (TTN);

It is a 9-digit number, provided by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

In the application form, you will need to indicate your preferred training location. You can consult the map of educational institutions that offer part-time French courses This hyperlink will open in a new window. to find a location near you.

Should you need assistance in completing your application, you may contact the training location where you wish to study, or to a supporting organization.

If you need to, check out the tutorials This hyperlink will open in a new window. designed to help you navigate on the platform Apprendre le français. Courtesy translations of the application form are also available on the same page.

Fill out the application form

To register for a part-time course:

  1. Visit the platform Apprendre le français.
  2. Click on the link Cours de français à temps partiel pour les personnes immigrantes et canadiennes de naissance (Part-time French courses for immigrants and Canadian-born individuals).
  3. Create an account on the Apprendre le français platform.
    If you already have an account, log in to it.
    If you have an Arrima account, you must use the same credentials to log in.
  4. Complete the application for admission to a part-time French course for immigrants.

You will be able to save your application and complete it through more than one visit should you need to make any changes before submitting it.



If you wish to allow a person (whether belonging to an organization or not) to have access to information concerning your application for admission to a French course or to allow that person to act on your behalf in connection with an application for a French course, you must complete the following authorization: Authorized person or Proxy – Francisation Québec (PDF 220 Kb).

Last update: March 25, 2024


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