Apply for a study permit

Steps to get a study permit in Canada:

1. Register with an designated learning institution (DLI)

2. You must demonstrate that you have sufficient funds to pay the Tuition –

Tuition fee ranges will be listed on your admission manuscript. If your first year of study in Canada extends into the following academic year, you may need to make an educated prediction regarding your tuition and expenditure due to the fact that most of the universities may increases the expenses manually.

 Fees for the following academic year are usually available in May.

1.  You have enough money to pay living expenses for yourself and your family members. living expenses: If you don’t know your living expenses in Canada, a single person can live on $12,000-$15,000 CDN for a year. Add $4,000-5,000 for each additional family member.

Proof of Financial Means Documents

This list is taken directly from the IRCC website. These are only suggestions; you do not need them all.

·  If you’ve transferred money to Canada, you’ll need to show proof of a Canadian bank account in your name.

·  Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) from a Canadian financial institution that participates

·  Proof of a bank student or education loan

·  Your bank statements for the previous four months

·  A bank draft convertible to Canadian dollars

·  Proof that you paid your tuition and housing fees

·  A letter from the person or school who gave you the money

·  If you have a scholarship or are enrolled in a Canadian-funded educational program, you must provide proof of funding from within Canada.

4.You have prepared round-trip tickets for yourself and your family

5. You do not have a criminal record, and in this case, you must provide a police certificate.

6. You are in perfect physical health and

7. Be able to prove to the officer that you will return to your country after completing your studies


How to apply for study permit?

Depending on the nation that issued your passport, your Study Permit application will automatically include an application for either a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Travel to Canada requires either a TRV or an eTA.

Your study permit application must show the officer that you are coming to Canada temporarily, that your goal is to study, and that you have the financial means to cover your tuition and living costs while you are here.


When should a student apply for a permit?

If you apply for the first time you should apply at least 6 months before your academic year starts. If you want to continue your studies in Canada, you must apply for a study permit extension at least 30 days before it expires.

As soon as you accept a university’s offer of admission, you can start the application process for a study permit. You might need some time to gather the application’s supporting documents. Reviewing your application checklist(s) is a smart idea as a first step. Processing times with IRCC can be unpredictable. So, it makes sense to get started as soon as you can.

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