Confirmation of Enrollment Letters

International students can request a confirmation of enrollment letter for visa or other purposes, by completing this webform. Please note that the regular processing time for all letters is 5 business days (10 days for custom letters), unless it is during the first 3 weeks of term, when the regular processing time is 10 business days or longer. Please plan your request accordingly.

 “Visa” related letters (for study permit extension, co-op work permits and temporary resident visas) continue to be available for NO CHARGE when regular (5 business day) service is requested. There is a $20 charge for other letters (Confirmation of Enrollment Letters, Banking etc.). Rush service may be available for an extra $20 charge for certain standard letters – but is not available during the first 3 weeks of term. 


 Regular Service

(5 business days)

 Rush Service

(2 business days)


Study Permit Extension






Co-op Work Permit






Temporary Resident Permit






Standard Letter of Confirmation






Status Update




Not Available


Banking Letter






Restoration Letter






Graduation Letter




Not Available



  • During the first 3 weeks of term, we regret that rush service will not be available and processing time for regular service will be 10 business days (or longer).
  • Any outstanding debts or overdue charges related to tuition, medical insurance, residence, library or other VIU related charges on student account, will need to be settled prior to any letters being issued to students.

Rush Service Processing Times:



Monday (8am – 11:59am)

Wednesday (10am)

Monday (Noon – 3:30pm)

Wednesday (2pm)

Tuesday (8am – 11:59am)

Thursday (10am)

Tuesday (Noon – 3:30pm)

Thursday (2pm)

Wednesday (8am – 11:59am)

Friday (10am)

Wednesday (Noon – 3:30pm)

Friday (2pm)

Thursday (8am- 11:59am)

Monday (10am)

Thursday (Noon – 3:30pm)

Monday (2pm)

Friday  (8am – 11:59am)

Tuesday (10am)

Friday (Noon – 3:30pm)

Tuesday (2pm)

Note: If a holiday falls on pick up day, letter will be available on the next business day following the holiday.