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International Education


P.O. Box 631
Station A Toronto,
ON, M1K5E9, Canada


How to Withdraw from Centennial College

How to Withdraw from Centennial College


Withdrawal Fees

  • Visa Denial - refunds are subject to a $200 administrative fee.
  • Transferring to another institution - Prior to September 2020 programs: subject to $2,300 non-refundable tuition fee. Effective for September 2020 programs: subject to $2,650 non-refundable tuition fee.
    Refunds will be processed only if you will be attending a Centennial approved institution in the same semester as you were accepted to attend at Centennial. In addition, the program level must be the same or higher (for example, post-graduate to post-graduate or post-secondary to post-graduate). A valid offer letter from the institution indicating the start date of studies will be required.
  • All other refund requests - Prior to September 2020 programs: subject to $2,300 non-refundable tuition fee. Effective for September 2020 programs: subject to $2,650 non-refundable tuition fee. Supporting documentation and approval of the international education department at Centennial College will be required.
  • If you withdraw after the first 10 school days of the semester, only subsequent semester fees paid will be reimbursed.
  • Any outstanding balances owing on your account will be deducted from your refund.


Withdrawal Form

Please email internationalfee@centennialcollege.ca and attach all supporting documentation required for your case on or before the first 10 school days of the semester. Please include your student number and our refund team will complete your International Student Withdrawal Form.


Refund Processing Forms

Refunds will be issued in the same method of payment as the original payment.

The following forms are required:

Original Method of Payment Instructions
Credit Card Complete a Credit Card Refund Authorization Form listing the same credit card that was used for the original payment, signed by the student.
Wire Transfer Complete a Wire Transfer Form.
Debit You will automatically receive your refund as a cheque.

Please note: If your refund is payable to someone other than yourself, a Third-Party Release Form must also be completed.

Please note: For students who are transferring to another institution, your refund cheque will be issued directly to that institution. A Third-Party Release Form is required.


Reason for Withdrawal

A – Visa Denial

Please ensure you submit a copy of your visa denial letter to the international office in addition to the above forms. A $200 administrative fee applies.

B – Other Reasons

If you are withdrawing for reasons other than a Visa Denial, a $2,650 non-refundable tuition fee charge applies (effective for September 2020 programs). Prior to September 2020 programs: subject to $2,300 non-refundable tuition fee. Please submit all of the following, in addition to the above forms:

  • copy of your passport
  • copy of a valid study permit (if available)
  • a written explanation, and
  • one of the following additional supporting documentation, as follows:
Reason for Withdrawal Additional Documents Required
Transferring to another institution Offer letter from the other institution indicating start date of studies. (see Eligibility)
Returning Home A copy of your plane ticket.
A copy of your stamped passport upon returning home.
Other Please contact the international office for instructions.



Submit all required forms and documentation to the Centennial College International Office.

Please note: For your security, please send your Credit Card Information form to the secure fax number below

All other information may be e-mailed to internationalfee@centennialcollege.ca

Via Fax: 416-289-5275

If you require assistance with your Application to Withdraw, please contact 416-289-5000 ext. 2529 (Hours of operation are: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST)

Students can expect to receive a refund within four to six weeks after the international office has received a complete and accurate Application to Withdraw package.