Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: How do we verify that an invoice is genuine/real?
Answer 1: Please send a scanned copy of the invoice to: international@beaconhouse.ca Our International Admission Team will check the records and respond within two (2) business days. No calls or personal visits please. We also mail out the original invoice to every applicant, by regular mail.

Question 2: How can we verify that a letter of acceptance is genuine/real?
Answer 2: Please send a scanned copy of the Letter of Acceptance to: international@beaconhouse.ca Our International Admission Team will check the records and respond within two (2) business days. No calls or personal visits please.

Question 3: How much is annual tuition fees?
Answer 3: Annual Tuition Fees (maximum eight courses) is CAD $11,000. This tuition fees is payable ONLY AFTER the study permit/visa is issued.

Question 4: Is the visa to Canada guaranteed?
Answer 4: Beaconhouse does not warrant/guarantee issue of Study-Permit/Student-visa. The issue of Study-Permit/Student-visa is the sole authority of the Visa Officer at the relevant Canadian Consulate/Embassy. Or visit the website for Citizenship & Immigration Canada for additional information. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/

Question 5: Our agent says that parents can come to Canada with minor child, is this true?
Answer 5: Our letter of acceptance is for the student only. Parents/guardians may apply for a visitor visa. Please contact the nearest Canadian Consulate/Embassy for more information. Or visit the website for Citizenship & Immigration Canada for additional information. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/

Question 6: Our agent says that parents that come to Canada with minor child can work, is this true?
Answer 6: Parents/guardians may apply for a visitor visa. However, this will be a separate process/application and Beaconhouse is NOT involved in this. Please contact the nearest Canadian Consulate/Embassy for more information. Or visit the website for Citizenship & Immigration Canada for additional information. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/

Question 7: What is admission/PLAR fees?
Answer 7: Admission fees are for admission in Beaconhouse. This is CAD $300 only, payable in advance of issue of Letter of Acceptance. This fee is non-refundable.

Question 8: Is tuition fees refunded if visa is rejected?
Answer 8: Beaconhouse DOES NOT charge any advance tuition fees. Hence the question of refund does not arise. We have regularly placed ads in various newspapers to inform the general public. Our last ads were on October 23, 2016 in Ajit and Jagbani
http://jagbani.epapr.in/977571/jagbani-main/Jagbani-Main#page/7
http://epaper.ajitjalandhar.com/edition/20161023/8/5/5.cms

Question 9: How do we get more information?
Answer 9: Please email us with all your questions to: international@beaconhouse.ca Our International Admission Team will respond within two (2) business days. No calls or personal visits please.

Question 10: Does Beaconhouse charge for medical insurance?
Answer 10: Beaconhouse DOES NOT charge for Medical Insurance. Medical Insurance is mandatory for international students ONLY AFTER they arrive in Canada. A number of insurance companies provide this coverage to students, once they are in Canada. The premiums for this coverage have to be paid directly to the insurance company, and Beaconhouse is NOT involved in collecting these premiums.

Question 11: Our agent tells us that the first three (3) months living and food will be free from Beaconhouse in Canada?
Answer 11: All our fees are clearly listed on the invoice. They are also listed on the "Statement of Accounts" issued as part of the letter of acceptance. There are no “hidden fees or costs”. We do NOT provide any accommodation. We do NOT provide any food.

Question 12: What is the living expenses for a student?
Answer 12: Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) estimates living costs in Canada (excluding Quebec) to be around CAD$15,000 per year (2016) per student. Above living costs are estimated and based on minimum expenses for living in Ontario as an international student. Beaconhouse does not warrant these expenses as costs may vary based on student preference and/or overall cost of living. These estimates are being provided for reference only.

Question 13: What is the process to apply to Beaconhouse?
Answer 13: Due to the large volume of applications, we do not take applications directly from international students. We have a number of agents whose contact information (phone, email, address) are provided. Please contact any one of the agents and they will guide you through the application process.

Question 14: My agent is saying that advance payment of tuition fees is required. What should I do?
Answer 14: Beaconhouse DOES NOT take any advance tuition fees. All payments should be made to Beaconhouse only as per banking information given. Payments should not be more than the invoiced amount, other than applicable banking charges. Advance tuition fees payment is NOT a requirement to apply for a visa. Please contact the nearest Canadian Consulate/Embassy for more information. Or visit the website for Citizenship & Immigration Canada for additional information. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/