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If you do not require a visa : Apply for an electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
2. Please review the Immigration Mobility Program - Healthcare students. 3. All students must book and complete an Immigration Medical Exam (Immigration Canada & Requirements for Healthcare Students)4. Bring paper copies of the results of the Immigration Medical Exam with you upon entering Canada and provide them to customs officers.
Fulfillment of visa requirements is solely the responsibility of incoming students. We will provide any necessary letters and supporting documents to accompany visa applications.
Cost: Please be warned that an exchange to Canada can be expensive and challenging to set up (estimated cost between $500 - $1500 CAD, flights NOT included). Two of the largest expenses are the malpractice insurance (which can range from $200-$750 CAD) and the immigration medical exam. Setting up an exchange also requires a great deal of paperwork and immunizations - this is true for Canadian medical students setting up electives in the country, and it is also true for incoming IFMSA students. The quality of the educational experience is excellent but please be aware the process will require a lot of work, time and money.Responsiveness: Please make sure the student lists an email address that they are reachable at. If a student is not responsive to inquires from CFMS, their exchange may be cancelled or the sending NEO may be asked to select a different student.