OSAP provides financial assistance to students in Ontario. Applicants are assessed for loan and grant assistance through government grant programs. Applications require approximately four weeks to process. Visit osap.gov.on.ca for more information including:

  • Applying for OSAP
  • Checking application status or date funding was issued
  • Supporting documentation required to finalize application (if necessary)

If you cannot access your OSAP account due to an invalid password, take your social insurance card and government-issued photo identification to a financial aid office at any post-secondary institution in Ontario to have your password reset.

OSAP/Canada Student Loans program photo identification requirements to obtain OSAP must include:

One acceptable government-issued Photo ID:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Canadian Passport
  • Provincial Health Card with a photo
  • Permanent Residency or Citizenship photo card

And one acceptable proof of Social Insurance Number:

  • White government-issued Social Insurance card
  • Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment
  • Canada Pension Plan Statement of Contributions
  • Confirmation of Social Insurance number from Service Canada


The Financial Aid and Awards office administers and provides information for the following government financial aid programs: