North Vancouver School District
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2016/17 School Year

New Registrations and Transfer Requests for the current 2016/17 school year

Central Registration Office

Education Services Centre – 2nd Floor

2121 Lonsdale Avenue

North Vancouver BC V7M 2K6


Regular Office Hours

8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. 

The office is closed on BC Statutory Holidays.


Parents or legal guardians must register students (Kindergarten to Grade 12) in person at the Central Registration Office.


This page includes information about:

  • New Registrations - Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • Transfer Requests - Current North Vancouver School District students only
  • Priority for placement of students

 ​New Registrations

Students (Kindergarten to Grade 12) who are new to the school district must register in person at the Central Registration office (located at 2121 Lonsdale Avenue, 2nd Floor). Children born in 2011, turning 5 by December 31, 2016, may still register for kindergarten. We are open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

At this point we cannot accept scanned/emailed versions of the registration documents.

Documents required for all student registrations:

Please bring the originals - Staff at the Central Registration office will make copies

  1. Child's birth c​ertificate
    • Ideally, showing parent names, with certified translation in English, if applicable. 
  2. Proof of Status in Canada for both parents and children
    • Canadian Citizens - Canadian Birth Certificate, or Canadian Passport, or Citizenship Card/Certificate, or Certificate of Indian Status Identification Card
    • Permanent Residents -  Passports and valid Permanent Residence Card or Confirmation of Permanent Residence Document (valid landing document)
    • Work Permit Passports and parent's Work Permit, parent's Letter/Offer of Employment, accompanying parent's Visitor/Work Permit & child's Visitor/Study Permit
    • Study Permit Passports and Parent's Study Permit, Letter of Acceptance from school program/admission letter, and proof of tuition payment, accompanying parent's Visitor/Work Permit & child's Study/Visitor Record Permit
    • Refugee Claimant Document and Passports
    • Diplomatic Card and passports.
  3. Legal original court documentation involving guardianship (relevant and/or current) – separation, divorce and guardianship orders, adoption orders, etc.
  4. Proof of address – Accepted Documents are:
    • Home Owners
      • Recent property tax statement, or
      • Purchase agreement if you just bought a new home with subjects removed
      • Current BC Hydro, gas, landline telephone, or internet/cable statement
    • Renters
      • Formal rental or lease agreement and a current BC Hydro, gas, landline telephone or internet/cable statement in the tenants or landlord/homeowners name (as per lease/tenancy agreement)
    • Please note: If you do not have a formal tenancy agreement (ex. living with family/friend) we require:
      • Letter from the tenant/homeowner stating this living arrangement including the names of all your family members (children & parents) living in their residence, and
      • Proof of their address (as per accepted documents above) 
  5. School Reports, with certified translation in English, if applicable
    • Elementary school: Report cards from the most recent school year
    • Secondary school:  Most recent report card (for grades 8 and 9) or, for older students, report cards from Grade 10 to current year
    • If applicable, any Individual Education Plan (IEP), Psycho-Educational reports, or medical reports

Student Registration Form (Fillable Form)

Student Registration Form (Print and Fill)

 

Transfer Requests

The staff at Central Registration will only accept transfer requests for students currently attending a North Vancouver School District school who have moved to a new residence and wish to attend their new catchment area school. You will need to fill out a Transfer Request Form and submit it in person to Central Registration.

Documents required:

  1. completed transfer request form
  2. Proof of address – Accepted Documents are:
    • Home Owners
      • Recent property tax statement, or
      • Purchase agreement if you just bought a new home with subjects removed
      • Current BC Hydro, Fortis gas, landline telephone, or internet/cable statement
    • Renters
      • Formal rental or lease agreement and a current BC Hydro, gas, landline telephone or internet/cable statement in tenants or landlord/homeowners name (as per lease/tenancy agreement).
    • Please note: If you do not have a formal tenancy agreement (ex. living with family/friend) we require:
      • Letter from the tenant/homeowner stating this living arrangement including the names of all your family members (children & parents) living in their residence, and
      • Proof of their address (as per accepted documents above)

Please bring original documents. Central Registration staff will make copies.

For all other transfer requests you will need to speak to the Principal of the school you are currently attending.

Transfer Request Form (Fillable)

Transfer Request Form (Print and Fill)


Priority Placement of Students

Priority 1 - In Catchment area

Priority 2 - Out of Catchment area with sibling already attending same school/program

Priority 3 - Out of Catchment

Priority 4 - Out of District.

Registrations will be placed according to the available space, facilities, resources, or the appropriate educational program required to meet the student's needs and your place of residence.


Questions? 

Please e-mail registration@sd44.ca