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​​​​​​​​Please contact Kirsten.Ramsay@lkdsb.net for an application package.

Lambton Kent District School Board
P.O. Box 2019​
200 Wellington Street
Sarnia, ON  N7T 7L2

Tuition Fees for the 2021-2022 school year (all fees are in Canadian dollars)

Refund policy


Methods of Payment

CIBC International Student Pay

As an international student studying at Lambton Kent District School Board, making tuition payments is faster and easier than ever before.

With the CIBC International Student Pay secure online portal, you can now make arrangements to pay your student fees in your preferred currency1 from anywhere in the world at any time.

Send Tuition In Four Easy Steps:

1. LOG IN
Access the CIBC International Student Pay secure web portal by copying the link below to your internet browser: https://pay.cibc.com/lambton

2. PROVIDE PAYMENT DETAILS
Once you enter the CIBC International Student Pay platform, simply enter the tuition amount in Canadian dollars, then identify your preferred country. You’ll be shown the amount required in your preferred currency1 to pay your student fees in Canadian dollars based on the competitive FX rate CIBC is providing Lambton Kent District School Board. This quoted exchange rate is locked-in for 72 hours2 – this means no currency fluctuations during that period as you finalize your transaction.

3. ENTER PAYER DETAILS
Enter a few payer details – whether it is you, your parents or an agent acting on your behalf. Carefully review the Terms & Conditions provided by CIBC, and when ready, click “Accept” and “Submit”.

4. INITIATE TRANSFER
Print the payment instructions and reference code and deliver to your local bank within 72 hours2. Your bank simply follows the instructions and sends the funds to Lambton Kent District School Board.

Benefits of the Program:

Enhanced Student Experience
Once you enter the CIBC International Student Pay platform, simply follow the prompts to make a payment in your preferred currency1 — whether it is you, your parents or an agent acting on your behalf.

Access to Live Foreign Exchange Rates
With CIBC International Student Pay you’ll have access to the competitive foreign exchange rates CIBC is providing to Lambton Kent District School Board. CIBC is a leading global financial institution and an established dealer specializing in foreign exchange for over 100 years.

End-to-End Communication
You’ll receive detailed instructions and a reference code to deliver to your local bank within 72 hours2. Your bank simply follows the instructions and sends the funds to your school. You’ll also receive status updates and email reminders until your payment is complete, and you can check the status of your payment online at any time.

You will receive a confirmation email when Lambton Kent District School Board receives your payment.

1 CIBC International Student Pay provides access to all developed market currencies and select growth market currencies. 2 The foreign exchange quote in your preferred currency will remain valid for 72 hours (excluding weekends and Canadian statutory holidays). Should you not proceed with the transaction within this 72 hour period the quote will expire. During this 72 hour period (excluding weekends and Canadian statutory holidays), you will not be able to access CIBC International Student Pay to obtain further quotes.
CIBC Capital Markets is a trademark brand name under which different legal entities provide different services under this umbrella brand. Foreign exchange services are offered by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Services offered by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce include corporate lending services, foreign exchange, money market instruments, structured notes, interest rate products and OTC derivatives. Other products and services, such as exchange-traded equity and equity options, fixed income securities, are offered through directly or indirectly held subsidiaries of CIBC. CIBC provides payment and foreign exchange solutions to, among others, colleges, universities, education providers and other similar institutions in Canada, including facilitating payment from you to Lambton Kent District School Board. CIBC acts as a service provider to Lambton Kent District School Board —– not as a service provider to you. In the event you decide to send a payment to an account owned and / or operated by CIBC for transmission to Lambton Kent District School Board, you irrevocably agree that CIBC may accept and act upon the sole instructions of Lambton Kent District School Board with respect to such payment. You are not required to use the Online Platform to pay tuition fees to Lambton Kent District School Board. You are at all times entitled to source Canadian dollars from alternate financial institutions, including your local financial institution. CIBC derives income from the difference (the spread) between the prices at which we buy and sell foreign currency. CIBC’s spreads may differ from time and can change (without prior notice). This spread is reflected in the quote CIBC provides to Lambton Kent District School Board. CIBC may offer Lambton Kent District School Board rebates in connection with the solutions provided, which rebates may not be passed along to you.

​Refund Policy


All requests for refunds must be made in writing and sent to International@lkdsb.net​ 

The application fee ($250) is non-refundable.   

Full Refund of the tuition fee will be given, less the application fee, if the Applicant: 
  • Does not get their study permit approved by Immigration Canada. The Letter of Refusal from Canadian Immigration is required to process the refund.
  • Is unable to attend the program due to a law, policy or regulation as determined by Government of Canada, Province of Ontario, Public Health Agency or LKDSB.
  • Is unable to attend the program due to international borders between Canada and the home country being closed or travel is restricted.
  • Withdraws prior to the commencement of the program.​
No Refunds 
Refunds will not be processed in the following situations:
  • If the student is expelled from the program due to a breach of the law, policy or regulation of the Government of Canada, or the province of Ontario, the municipalities in which the LKDSB operates, or they are in violation of a policy of the LKDSB or the school.
  • Where the applicant is staying less than one month, no refund will be granted once the applicant begins their studies.
  • If the applicant is enrolled on the Ontario Ministry of Education count dates. These dates are currently October 31 and March 31 annually but are subject to revisions made by the Ontario Ministry of Education.
  • If the applicant changes immigration status during the term covered by the tuition fees, except where the applicant becomes a permanent resident of Canada.​
Partial Refund 
Partial refunds will be processed:
  • Where the applicant is staying longer than one month, one-half of the tuition fees will be refunded if the student withdraws after commencement of the program but before 30 calendar days have elapsed provided that the student is not in attendance on the Ontario Ministry of Education count dates.
  • Where the student becomes a permanent resident of Canada on or before an Ontario Ministry of Education count date.​
Insurance will be pro-rated monthly, and a refund granted for the complete months where the student is not in attendance. 

Refunds can only be returned to the entity or individual who made the payment to the LKDSB and to the country of origin from where the originating payment was received from. 

If tuition is paid by any other method than the CIBC student pay website, in addition to the non-refundable application fee, there will be a $100 processing fee assessed on the refund.