Preparing to arrive

Congratulations on your acceptance to Coast Mountain College!

Here, you will find information and resources to prepare for your journey. We are here to help.  Contact us for support if you have any questions prior to or after arriving.

COVID-19 travel update

As of April 22, 2021

The Government of Canada will suspend flights from India and Pakistan for a period of 30 days. During that period, passengers who travel to Canada from India via an indirect route will need to obtain a pre-departure negative COVID-19 molecular test result from a third country before continuing their journey to Canada. To see the full news release visit here

New requirements for entry to Canada as of February 22, 2021

Travelers entering Canada will be required to take a COVID 19 testing upon arrival. While waiting for results, travelers will need to stay at a government designated hotel – cost of testing and hotel stay to be paid by the traveler. Travelers are required to book a government-authorized hotel for 3 nights prior to departure to Canada. The mandatory 14 day quarantine must still be completed after receiving negative results. Please read the latest news release for more information. For further information regarding the mandatory testing upon and arrival and stay at a government designated hotel, please visit the Government of Canada website

Please notify our international student advisor, Myrna Ordona before you make any travel plans.

Travel to Prince Rupert

Air Canada is temporarily suspending flights to and from Prince Rupert - YPR (as of January 18th 2021). Air Canada is the only commercial air carrier that travels to and from Prince Rupert. The closest airport located to the community is approximately 2 hours away in Terrace, which is still in operation. To find out more please visit our Getting here page

  • Arriving in Canada

    Arriving in Canada

    Prepare for your arrival to Canada in beautiful Northern British Columbia.

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  • Border entry

    Border entry

    To reduce wait times at the Vancouver International Airport, learn more about the Voluntary Compliance Portal.

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  • Getting here

    Getting here

    Once you arrive in Canada there are a few different options to get to our campus locations.

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  • checking in

    Checking in

    Learn about the check in process at Coast Mountain College, after you arrive in Canada.

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  • Course registration

    Course registration

    Discover how to register for your academic classes, following your acceptance to CMTN.

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  • Orientation


    At the start of each term, CMTN hosts a welcome orientation. Learn about our GetAhead session, designed specifically for international students.

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  • International handbook

    Student handbook

    The international student handbook includes useful tips and resources to help you settle into life in Canada.

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