Canada Study Permit

Canada Study Permit

Canada Study Permit Guide for International Students

Once you have successfully been accepted onto a course at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) in Canada, you can apply for a Canadian study permit. A Canada study permit is a study visa for international students who wish to pursue academic, research, or vocational study at a designated learning institution in Canada. 

SI-Canada’s consultants work to keep applicants updated on the latest immigration rules and regulations and applicable legislation. If you have any questions, contact SI-Canada today for a free consultation.

Eligibility for the Canada Study Permit

A Canada study permit costs approximately CAD 150, and processing fees are paid online or offline using cards and demand drafts. One must fulfil the following criteria to qualify for a Student Permit:

Required Study Permit documents

To successfully receive your visa to study in Canada, you are required to supply the following:

How long does it take to receive a Study Permit?

Processing times for Canadian Study Permit applications can vary greatly depending on the student’s country of residence at the time of applying. Students can check processing times at this Canadian Immigration Website website.

Exemptions to the Canada Study Permit

There are specific categories of students who do not require a study permit, they include:

Student Permit Application Process

1. Check you are eligible

Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements for a Canadian study permit. You will need:

2. Prepare your application

If you meet all eligibility requirements, then you can begin to gather all your supporting documents, including the above.

3. Submit your study permit application

You can now submit an electronic application using scanned or electronic copies of your supporting documents. Once your permit is approved, the Canadian government will issue you a Port of Entry Introduction Letter.

Canada Student Permit Enquiry

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact SI-Canada, who can assist with all queries regarding Canadian Study Permits.

Increase your chances of success when applying

SI-Canada specializes in selecting the right Canadian university or college for international students by reviewing your academic background, discussing your career goals and helping you apply. Our application services can help you achieve your dream of studying in Canada.

Study in Canada Blog

"Everything was explained well to me by Vidushi. There was a 100% transparency in everything and Vidushi was highly responsive throughout the process making it smooth and hassle free for me. Rahul from the Visa team also was really patient in the entire process and made sure I understood and get things done timely."

Amanpreet KaurInternational Business Management (May 2024 intake)

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