International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

As a full-time graduate student at Western University, and under the Canadian Federation of Students, you are eligible for a free ISIC Card.

For proof of full-time status:
For your proof of ID:
– Proof of your date of birth (e.g. passport, birth certificate, official identity card issued in your country of residence)

  • For SOGS members who paid their Canadian Federation of Students dues, the cost of the ISIC card is included with membership!
  • Head to the CFS website. From there, click on the link to access the FREE VIRTUAL CARD
  • You MUST prove your CFS membership in order to get this card for FREE. Upload a copy of your tuition bill from
  • The Card is available at all MERIT TRAVEL offices.
  • Please be advised that the SOGS office is NO LONGER issuing plastic ISIC cards. 
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IDENTIFICATION – The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is the only internationally recognized proof of full-time student status
  • DISCOUNTS – ISIC is accepted in 70 countries, including Canada.  This means cardholders get access to thousands of discounts in Canada, including ViaRail and Porter Airlines, and over 40,000 discounts worldwide