How To Apply for International Students

International student admission involves a simplified four stage process for all semester start dates – January, March, June and September. To ensure your application and admission progresses in a timely manner, please read this page in full before applying. Make sure to provide all the required documents for each program’s requirements at each stage.

To apply to the Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology as an international student, you will need:

  • To pay a non-refundable fee of $250 Canadian dollars
  • A scan of your passport biographic page
  • Notarized copies of high school, college or university transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency for International Undergraduate Students (not required if you are from an exempted country)

Step 1: Send Application

If applying online, visit the online application portal, complete the form, and pay the application fee. We accept Debit Card, Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

If applying manually, download a PDF copy of the application. Print and sign one copy of your completed application. Then submit your application using one the options below, alongside your proof of non-refundable $250 Canadian Dollars application fee payment. You may pay the application fee by credit card (via credit card authorization form), by Western Union Transfer (Payee: TIPT), or by International Money Order.

You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application and the non-refundable $250 Canadian Dollars application fee.

By mail or courier
International Education Admissions Office
Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology
55 Town Centre Court, Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario Canada M1P 4X4

By fax
Send fax of signed application to +1 416-296-7077 with a cover page titled “Application – Your Name”

By email
Scan signed application and save as
“TIPT Application – Your Name”
Email your application with the subject “Scanned Application – Your Name” to

Step 2: Application Review

Once we have received your completed application & application fee, and confirmed your program eligibility, our International Education Admissions Office team will review your full application. You will receive notification of your status within 2 weeks.

Step 3: Conditional Offer of Acceptance

Once we have reviewed your application, you will receive an email informing you of your eligibility for the selected program. If deemed eligible for admission, you will receive a Conditional Letter of Acceptance for the program of interest along with an invoice for 25% of the tuition fees for that program.

This invoice must be paid before the expiration of your Conditional Letter of Acceptance.

Step 4: Offer of Acceptance

Once you receive a Conditional Letter of Acceptance and have paid your minimum required 25% of total program tuition fee as stipulated in the letter, you will receive a Formal Official Letter of Acceptance required to obtain a Study Permit (Visa).

You may pay your tuition fee by credit card (via credit card authorization form), by Western Union Transfer (Payee: TIPT), or by International Money Order.

Domestic students applying to TIPT

We look forward to welcoming you as the newest TIPT international student!

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Refund Before a Program Begins
Students are entitled to a refund of fees paid for a program; however, TIPT is allowed to retain 20% of the total fees for the program or $500, (whichever is less) if:

  • If you are unable to obtain a student visa to enter Canada
  • A student withdraws from the program before it begins
  • A student does not meet the program’s admission requirements before the program begins
  • TIPT cancels the contract for the program within 45 days of the start of the program because the student does not attend the first 14 days of classes


Partial Refund After a Program Begins
If you withdraw from a program after the program begins, you may be entitled to a refund of fees paid for the program, depending on how much of the program has been delivered by TIPT. In most cases, TIPT is allowed to retain 20% of the total fees for the program or $500, whichever is less, plus the fees paid with respect to the portion of the program that has been delivered by the college.

English Proficiency

English Proficiency Requirements for International Undergraduate Students
Except for those students from exempted countries, international students are required to supply proof of English proficiency. This is a mandatory requirement. All proof of English Proficiency documents submitted must be official. TIPT will accept documents that have been sent from the granting institution only. We will not accept emailed, photocopied, notarized or attested documents.

The following scores are accepted:

  • TOEFL: 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (internet-based test)
  • MELAB: 80
  • CAEL: 60
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0
  • CanTEST: 4.5 (reading), 4.5 (listening), 4.0 (speaking), 4.0 (writing)


English Language Exempt Countries