• How to Get Your Card

    Eligibility:
    Full-time students residing in Canada who are at least 12 years of age and attend a recognized secondary or post-secondary institution.

    Validity:
    The 2012 ISIC is valid from Sep1, 2011 – Dec 31, 2012. Apply early in the card year for maximum value!

    Where Do I Get an ISIC? 

    • @ a Travel CUTS office: quick, in-person and often done on the spot!
    • By Mail: It's easy, but please allow 3 weeks for processing.
    • CFS member school student union: in-person and it's free. For a list of CFS Students' Unions whose members are eligible, click here.

    To obtain an ISIC you will need to provide: 

    1. A completed ISIC application. Click here to download the pdf. 
    2. A photograph of yourself (head shot) that measures 1.25" x 1.5" (30 x 36mm) and is printed on photo-quality paper.
    3. Proof of full-time student status (as defined by your educational institution) and age.
      › A photocopy of your student card (with picture) clearly indicating full-time student status for the current school year and a photocopy of another government-issued picture ID (i.e. driver's license) that clearly indicates date of birth; OR
      › A letter from your school registrar bearing the seal of the institution and confirming full-time student status for the current school year and a photocopy of another government-issued picture ID (i.e. driver's license) that clearly indicates date of birth; OR
      › A signed and sealed School Declaration as outlined on the ISIC application and a photocopy of another government-issued picture ID (i.e. driver's license) that clearly indicates date of birth.
    4. $20 plus an additional $1.50 for postage and handling if ordering by mail. Students attending a CFS member school are entitled their ISIC free of charge as a benefit of membership (just send $1.50 for postage and handling if ordering by mail).
       

    Download Application 

  • Reference Information

    Help Line
    Need advice on health and visa requirements? Have a legal or health emergency arise while you're on the road? Call the Help Line collect at +44 20 8762 8110, a free 24-hour travel telephone service available exclusively to ISIC holders.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you purchase a Travel CUTS special fare that requires an ISIC, you will need your ISIC at the time of boarding your flight. If you don't have your ISIC with you, the airline may deny you boarding. If you are eligible, you can still book a student fare even if you don't yet have the ISIC; however, you must obtain and have in your possession an ISIC within 48 hours of your booking.