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Canada Study Permit

Every year more than 130,000 students go to Canada for education. However, they must first obtain a Canada study permit visa from the Canadian government. This type of temporary residence visa (TRV) permit allows students to study in Canada for a limited time and usually includes information about the educational institution and course of study.
Canada Study Permit Requirements
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There are many procedures for applying for a study permit, and the processing time varies from country to country. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that Your permission has been granted before the start of your study period. Most post-secondary education programs in Canada begin in September, January or May, with some programs taking place outside these months.
If your study permit is accepted and you enter Canada as an international student, you must comply with the conditions to keep your study permit valid.
They must always enrol in a Designated Learning Institution (DLI), progress toward completing their program and follow the conditions set out on their study permit. If they no longer meet the criteria, they must stop studying and leave for Canada when their permit expires.
Please remember that your Canada study permit application will not be issued until you arrive at the Canadian Port of Entry (POE). If your permission is granted, the Government of Canada will send you a Port of Entry letter of introduction. When you arrive in Canada and apply for your study visa, you must save this letter and show it to the immigration officer.
When applying for a Canada study visa, you should consider two sets of criteria:
  • Letter of Acceptance: To apply for a Canada Study Visa, you must have a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) letter of acceptance.
  • Evidence of Financing: You must submit legal documents to show that you have sufficient tuition fees and living expenses (accommodation, food, etc.) for yourself and any family member accompanying you. Please keep in mind that these funds may be in your name or the name of a family member or close friend.
  • Supporting Documents: All Canada study permit applications should include extensive supporting documents. Required documents vary by country. You can find out what documents are required for a particular location by visiting the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website.
The application process of study permit contains four stages:
  • Ensure Your Eligibility
  • Make sure you meet the requirements for a study permit in Canada. In addition, you will need a DLI entry letter, proof of financial assistance, and several other legal documents, which may vary depending on your citizenship and country of residence.
  • Ensure Your Application is Ready
  • If you meet all the eligibility requirements, you can start preparing your application for a study visa. First, make sure you have all the paperwork you need for your country. Immigration authorities have the power to reject a study permit if the applicant does not meet all the requirements. Therefore, you must check with an immigration consultant in Canada before submitting your application.
  • Submit Your application
  • When submitting your application, you have two choices:
    1. Submit a digital application: If you create an account on the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website, you can use scanned or electronic copies of documents and apply for s study permit electronically.
    2. Submit the paperwork application: Make a physical copy of your application and send it to your country’s Visa Application Center (VAC).
If you want to maximize your chances of getting a Canada Study Permit, contact Move Immigration Services before applying for a student visa in Canada. We’ve helped thousands of students get study visas in Canada, and we can do the same for you.