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Registration Information

Current VSB students do NOT need to register on-line. Online registration is ONLY for students not already attending a VSB school.

For general information on VSB Student Registration procedures and dates, please see:  School Registration  Please note that between June and September, all VSB new registrations are routed through our Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC).

To verify that your home address resides within Eric Hamber Secondary's catchment area please check your address here.

Current Hamber catchment VSB elementary school students moving to Grade 8 at Eric Hamber 

Registration for grade 8 will be facilitated by your child's current VSB Elementary School. Your family will receive a Hamber Grade 8 enrolment/course selection form from their current school. These are usually distributed in January of the school year before students enter grade 8. 

Grade 9 - 12 Hamber catchment students currently attending a different VSB secondary school who wish to attend Eric Hamber 

Please ask your current VSB secondary school for a transfer form to attend Hamber as your catchment school. This must be signed by the student, parent/guardian, and a principal/vice principal from the current school. Please submit the signed transfer form to the office at Hamber Secondary. One of our administrators will contact you regarding your transfer application. 

In-catchment students attending a non-VSB school or in-catchment students new to Vancouver AND your child was born in Canada and speaks English as a first language

Step 1 - complete and submit the VSB's online application.

Step 2 – come to the school with the following documentation:

  1. Eric Hamber Secondary Student Registration Gr. 09-12 Form.pdf
  2. Child's proof of identity (birth certificate, passport, status card or Canadian immigration or citizenship documents)
  3. Proof of parent/guardian status (picture ID such as passport, status card, or citizenship card)
  4. Valid Driver's License/BC ID showing name and current address (BOTH parents required)
  5. Proof of address in Vancouver (recent tax statement, purchase agreement, or rental agreement plus at least one recent bill invoice showing name and address)
  6. Copy of most recent report card

Step 3 – One of our administrators will contact you to make a registration appointment to meet with you and your student.

In-catchment students attending a non-VSB school or in-catchment students new to Vancouver who were NOT born in Canada and/or for whom English is not the first language

Any students who are NOT born in Canada or do not speak English as their first language must register at the Newcomers Welcome Centre.  For more information, please click here.

Cross-boundary applications (please note late or early applications will not be accepted)

There is very limited space at Eric Hamber Secondary for students who reside outside of our catchment area.  

Further information on the VSB's Cross-Boundary registration process can be found here.

The cross-boundary application process usually opens on February 1 and closes on the last day of February

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