Canada Student Loans Program

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada

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Provides loans for post-secondary students and information about repayment methods.

Service offers:

  • loans for post-secondary students
  • information and resources for repaying student loans
  • repayment assistance for students with financial challenges and permanent disabilities
  • student loan forgiveness for medical professionals working in rural or remote areas
  • grants do not need to be paid back
  • students may be eligible for more than one type of grant

Affiliation: National Student Loans Service Centre, Student Aid Alberta
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Canadian citizens, a permanent resident of Canada or designated as a protected person
  • be a permanent resident of Alberta or territory that issues Canada Student Grants or Loans
  • demonstrate financial need
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • by telephone or by mail 
  • visit website to send an inquiry by e-mail 
  • visit website to apply for loans through Alberta Student Aid 
  • visit website to log in to your National Student Loans Service Centre account 
  • visit website for the Repayment Assistance Plan (RAP) program

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Contact for details. As waiting period varies. 

Toll Free
1-888-815-4514 (National Student Loans Service Centre)
800-2-225-2501 (National Student Loans Service Centre - Outside of North America)
1-888-815-4556 (National Student Loans Service Centre)
Web Site
English; French
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 15, 2024
Hours of Operation
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

Hours listed above are for the National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC), not Alberta Student Aid.