Alberta Education International Student Exchange

Welcome to Canada!

Canada Homestay International (CHN) manages Homestay for Alberta Education International Student Exchange.

This program provides caring homes for international students who have come to improve their second language skills through linguistic and cultural immersion.

To get you started, please find as links, our International Student Homestay Application. If you prefer, you can download a PDF version of the application here . Students considering participating in the exchange program should read our Student Homestay Guide.

Please see our current Services and Fees. Please ensure you understand our Payment Policies. Once we receive your application, we will create an invoice and following payment, will send you a confirmation letter with information on your host family.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us.

Agent Portal

If you are an agent and you would like to use our agent portal to enter flight information for your student, please register here.

If you already have an agent account, please login here.

Custodianship Services

If you are a student under 18 and are NOT staying with a family friend or relative who is also your Custodian, you must register in the Homestay and Custodianship Program managed by Canada Homestay International.

Please complete, with your parents, the Parental Consent to Custodianship and the Homestay Consent and Release, and submit them to us along with the homestay application.

Following receipt of these documents, we will create an invoice and, following payment, will send you the declaration of custodianship required by Citizenship and Immigration Canada and a confirmation letter with information on your host family.

Interested in Hosting an International Student?

If you are interested in hosting for Canada Homestay International, please complete our Host Family Application. One of our local Relationship Managers will contact you to set up a time for an interview.

For more information about the application process, please click here.

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