Refund Procedures

Visa Denial Refund

If the applicant’s Student Visa has been denied by the Canadian Embassy, tuition fees paid to Mohawk College may be refundable. To be eligible for a refund submit the following, within 60 days of the program start date, to International Partnerships & Recruitment (room J107), Mohawk College, Fennell Campus:

Upon receipt of all 3 documents requests will be processed less a $250 Administrative Fee.  A refund will be issued in the student's name for the amount of remaining in the account. Processing time is approximately 4 - 6 weeks upon receipt of a complete refund package.

Application for refund may be submitted via email: intl.refund [at] mohawkcollege.ca

** Copies of the documents are accepted, however, originals may be required upon request.

Application Withdrawal

(Prior to Reaching Canada)

If the applicant chooses not to pursue studies in Canada (prior to your visa being issued) and you are still in your home country, you may be eligible for a partial refund. To be eligible for a refund submit the following, within 10 days of the program start date, to International Partnerships & Recruitment (room J107), Mohawk College, Fennell Campus:

Upon receipt of all 3 documents requests will be processed less a $1600 Administrative Fee.  A refund will be issued in the student's name for the amount remaining in the account. Processing time is approximately 4 - 6 weeks upon receipt of a complete refund package.

Application for refund may be submitted via email: intl.refund [at] mohawkcollege.ca

** Copies of the documents are accepted, however, originals may be required upon request.

Please also note that Citizenship & Immigration Canada will be notified of the withdrawal from Mohawk College.

Withdrawal

(After Reaching Canada)

If the student chooses not to pursue studies at Mohawk College once their Study Permit (Student Visa) has been approved and they arrive in Canada, they may be eligible for a partial refund. To be eligible for a partial refund the student must appear in person at International Student Services (room J137) within the first 10 days of the program start date.

Approved requests will be processed less a $1,600 Administrative Fee. A refund will be issued for the amount remaining in the account to the source of the original payment. Processing time is approximately 6 – 8 weeks, upon receipt of a complete refund package.

Please also note that Citizenship & Immigration Canada will be notified of the withdrawal from Mohawk College. 

* Quebec Certificate of Acceptance (CAQ) is required for students who want to transfer to the province of Quebec.

Applications should be made in-person to Mohawk College, International Square Room J137, Fennell Campus in Hamilton, Ontario, or via email at international.services [at] mohawkcollege.ca

** Copies of the documents are accepted, however, originals may be required upon request.

Refund Policy

Mohawk College’s International student refund policy has been developed in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities Policy on Tuition and Ancillary Fees and the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Study Permit guidelines.

For payments made outside of Canada, please note that if a refund is required, the funds will be returned to the originating source (i.e. person making the payment.) Therefore, it is advisable for students not to make payments through an Agent for this reason. Please note: We will no longer be transferring payments to other institutions. Citizenship and Immigration Canada will be notified of any students not actively registered at Mohawk College.

In accordance with industry best practices and to abide by the Government of Canada’s guidelines, Mohawk College will only return funds to the original payer and payer account. The funds will not be transferred to another institution.

  • Any wire transfer fees or other bank charges associated with returning the funds will be subtracted from the amount returned.
  • Mohawk College will require between 60 and 90 days to complete the return of funds once Mohawk College has received all documentation required to support the refund request.
  • Mohawk College bears no responsibility for funds that do not reach their destination due to inaccurate or obsolete financial information provided by the student. Applicants/students are responsible for all banking and foreign exchange charges associated with their payment/refund.


Citizenship and Immigration Canada will be notified of the student's withdrawal or transfer from the College.

Contact Us

  • Refund inquiries for new students: intl.refund [at] mohawkcollege.ca
  • Refund inquiries for registered students:international.services [at] mohawkcollege.ca.