• Sarnia

      Study in Sarnia

    International

Before You Arrive

  • Before Leaving your Country

    • Complete the pre-arrival orientation course

      Pre-Arrival Orientation Course

      New international students are required to complete all three modules prior to registration at Lambton College. Please ensure you have a copy of your completion certificate at time of registration.

    • Complete online registration

      Lambton in Sarnia Online Registration


  • As of April 30, 2022, Port of Entry (POE) support letters will no longer be provided. Please download your enrolment letter from myLambton for travel purposes.

  • Travel Information

  • To be considered eligible for entry into Canada, you must:

    • Have an IRCC Letter of Introduction IMM 5813 (Study Permit Approval Letter) or TRV
    • Have received the full series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine
    • Have received your last dose at least 14 days prior to the day you enter Canada
    • Upload your proof of vaccination on ArriveCAN

    For more information, find out if you can enter Canada and refer to travel requirements for COVID-19 vaccinated travelers.

  • Prepare for Arrival
    • Book your flight
    • Download and print enrolment letter
    • Download and print college fee receipts
    • Print college offer letter
    • Download ArriveCAN app
    • Upload proof of your COVID-19 vaccine to the ArriveCAN app. Review Government of Canada accepted vaccines and proof of vaccine requirements for additional information
    • Print ArriveCAN receipt
    • Print IRCC Letter of Introduction IMM 5813 (Study Permit Approval Letter)
    • Print medical exam results
    • Review Government of Canada Prepare for Arrival for additional information
    What to Expect Upon Arrival
    • Provide border services officer the Letter of Introduction (IMM 5813), college offer letter, eTA or TRV, and medical exam results. More information available on Government of Canada Prepare for Arrival page
    • Be prepared to show proof of funds and any other relevant documents
    • Ensure you receive a study permit before leaving the border services officer
    • If randomly selected, take the Covid-19 molecular PCR test at the airport, or complete the self-administered test per guidelines
    • Email study permit and/or work permit to orientation@lambtoncollege.ca
    Need Assistance?

    If students have any further questions or concerns regarding their travel, they should contact their study location:

    Lambton in Sarnia: orientation@lambtoncollege.ca

    Students in India with additional questions can also contact our India Student Helpline:

    Lambton in India - Student Helpline
    Ms. Parul Shah
    +91-9987-59-5352
    Available Monday - Thursday (11 a.m. - 4 p.m. India Standard Time)


  • Transportation Options to Sarnia

    Below are transportation options to reach Sarnia from Toronto. 

    VIA Rail

    Train - from Toronto Union Station

    For the train departure schedule and costs, please refer to the Via Rail Website. You will need to take the UP Express from the Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station. We highly recommend you pre-book online for both the VIA train and the UP Express.

    The UP Express is located in Terminal 1 at the Toronto Pearson International Airport next to the Terminal Link Train. The link provides transfers - free of charge - between Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. 

    Please Note:

    • Lambton College does not reimburse for any taxi service, within Sarnia or from Toronto to Sarnia.
    • Students who choose to arrive earlier than April 22, 2022 or later than May 20, 2022 will not be reimbursed for any transportation costs.
    • The $100 non-refundable credit to a student’s second semester fees for ground transportation costs is only available to registered students. Additional costs for family members will not be covered. Please email international@lambtoncollege.ca to request your transportation reimbursement.

    Robert Q

    Ground Shuttle from Toronto Pearson Airport

    Students can take the Robert Q shuttle from Toronto Pearson Airport to London Days Inn (1100 Wellington Road.) Lambton College will arrange your pickup from London and drop you off at your address in Sarnia, free of charge. To book you Robert Q shuttle ticket, please visit the Robert Q website.

    Scheduled Pick Up Dates - London (Days Inn) to Sarnia:

    • April 26
    • April 28
    • May 5
    • May 12
    • May 17
    • May 19

    To reserve your Lambton College pickup from London Days Inn, email your flight itinerary and Robert Q ticket to housing@lambtoncollege.ca at least one week before your flight. The housing department must be notified of any flight cancellations or delays. A processing fee of $50 will be charged if the student does not show up for the pre-arranged pickup in London. No reimbursement will be provided for your Robert Q receipt.

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