Distance Learning

Independent Study Option Forms

Independent Study Option (ISO) courses are used by different client groups and therefore the Distance Learning Unit uses different registration forms for each group; Attending a School, Home school, Adult Learner or Non-Resident of Manitoba. Before selecting and completing the Admission/Registration Form please read “Who uses these forms” and pick the one that matches your learning situation.

For prompt processing of registrations, please ensure that your forms are correctly and completely filled out before submitting. Incomplete registration forms delay processing. Please review your form to check that:

  • You have completed the correct form for your learning situation (Attending a School, Home School, Adult, or Non-Resident of Manitoba).
  • The form contains the learner’s Legal Last Name and Legal First Name as was last registered with Manitoba Student Records. 
  • Date of Birth is provided.
  • A complete mailing address is provided including Postal Code.
  • An email address is provided.
  • Supporting documentation is provided (Consent Forms, Transcripts).
  • Courses have been selected from the drop down menus within the form or the appropriate Grade level, Course Code, and Name of the Course has been entered.

The registration will only be considered complete once payment has been made. For applications with a deadline (e.g. registration extensions), please ensure that the completed form, supporting documents and payment are received by the Distance Learning Unit at least 5 business days before your deadline to allow for processing.

If paying by cheque, money order or purchase order, please ensure that payment and application form are submitted together. If paying by credit card, please wait for your Confirmation of Receipt of Application email before calling in with credit card information. Government finance compliance prohibits our office from storing credit card information except for immediate use.

Payment by cheque or money order to the Minister of Finance
Mail to:
Distance Learning Unit
Box 2020
Winkler, MB R6W 4B8

Payment by Purchase Order
School Divisions/organizations are to enclose the purchase order with the applications.

Payment by Credit Card (Visa, Visa Debit or Master Card)
We are unable to accept any credit card information by email or fax.
Fax application to: 204-325-1719
Email application to: distance.learning@gov.mb.ca
Credit Cardholders: An email will be sent to the student's email address with options to pay online or by phone.

Upon successful registration and payment, the Distance Learning Unit will send, by Email, a Confirmation of Enrollment. This email will contain information about your course and Tutor/Marker. Please retain this email and attachments for the duration of the registration.

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