Study Permit 

Whether you are in primary school, high school or pursuing a bachelor, masters or PhD degree, Canada was ranked the 3rd best country in the world for education in 2019. Canada is ranked first place for quality of lifethird best country overall, and third best for women. Canada was also recognized for students scoring high on the OECD’s (Organisation for Economic Co-operation) for International Student Assessment.

With programs such as Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) or International Student Steams in various Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP), Canada is a great stepping stone for your future career or even immigration path, whichever you choose.

 

Why Do Students Choose to Study in Canada?

Who can apply ?

To apply for a Student Visa you need:

  • An acceptance letter from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI): Canadian universities, community colleges, CEGEP’s, publicly funded trade and technical schools and private institutions authorized to award degrees, diplomas and certificates

  • A valid passport or travel document

  • Proof that you have enough money to pay for at least 1 year of: 

    • Tuition fees

    • Living expenses for yourself and accompanying family members

    • AND return transportation for yourself and accompanying family members 

  • Proof of no criminal record and not being a risk to the security of Canada 

  • Proof of good health

  • Intend to leave Canada at the end of your studies

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Immigration?

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  • Full-time international students with a valid study permit are eligible to work on campus of their place of study without obtaining a work permit

  • Full-time international students with a valid study permit are eligible to work off campus part time (20 hours per week) during the semester or full time in scheduled breaks without obtaining a work permit

  • Inform Immigration, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (IRCC) in case of change of post-secondary institutions while in Canada

  • Study permit will become invalid 90 days after completion/termination of  study. You may be eligible to apply for an extension on visitor visa or apply for Post Graduate Work Permit

  • Visitors may apply for a study permit while in Canada

  • Applications are submitted online or by mail at Visa Application Centres or Canadian Embassy in your country or the nearest country one

 

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