Loans Program for Part-Time Studies | Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur

Applying for Student Financial Assistance under the Loans Program for Part-Time Studies

You can apply for financial assistance under the Loans Program for Part-Time Studies either online or in writing.

Applying Online
Proceed as follows within the period prescribed:

  1. Log in using the online service Online Access to Your File!, click on the Part-Time Forms tab, then fill out and submit the Apply for a Loan form.
  2. If a financial contribution is required from someone else, such as your mother, father, sponsor or spouse (if so, a notice will appear onscreen after you submit your application), ask them to also use the online service to complete the declaration form that applies to them.

Note that in order to apply online you must have a student Permanent Code and a Social Insurance Number. If you do not have one, e.g. if you have never studied in Québec, you will have to make your first application by mail. You will then be able to use the online service for subsequent applications.

Applying in Writing
Proceed as follows within the period prescribed:

  1. Fill out the form Loan Application for Part-Time Studies.
  2. Have the appropriate person fill out the applicable form: 
    • Schedule 1 Declaration of Student’s Spouse, or 
    • Schedule 2Student’s Parents or Sponsor
  3. Mail to Aide financière aux études at the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur.

If you have a student Permanent Code, be sure to write it on all documents sent to Aide financière aux études.

Tracking Your Application
You can follow the progress of your application by using either:

  • the interactive telephone service of Aide financière aux études, or
  • the online service Online Access to Your File!

Guarantee Certificate 
If this is your first application under the Loans Program for Part-Time Studies, a few days before the start of your study period you will receive an email from Aide financière aux études, notifying you that your Guarantee Certificate is waiting online. You must then access your account through the online service Online Access to Your File!, print out the certificate and send it to your financial institution.

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