General Prerequisites to apply for student visa

General Prerequisites to apply for a student visa

  • Letter of Acceptance from a DLI
  • Choosing a relevant course to your previous study and interest
  • Proof of Funds, this includes - 1-year Tuition Fee, living expenses and return transportation expenses
  • Medical & Police certificate
  • May require biometrics
  • May require proof of English proficiency (IELTS, PTE, TOEFL)
  • - SOP, you need to convey the objective for your study plan and explain how this program will benefit when you return to home country after the course completion


Student Direct Stream

This category is specially designed for International students from India, China, Philippines and Vietnam

You must include these documents with your application:

  • Acceptance letter from a designated learning institution
  • Upfront medical exam confirmation document
  • Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) of $10,000
  • Proof that you’ve paid the tuition fees for your first year of study, and
  • Proof that you graduated from a Canadian curriculum high school or a language test form showing a score of at least 6 for English (International English Language Testing System), or Niveaux de compétence Linguistique canadiens score of at least 7 for French (Test d’évaluation de français

Study Permit Duration:

The validity of the study permit depends on the length of the program.

Study Permit Extension:

International students, who already have a valid study permit can apply to extend their study permit if they want to pursue another course.

Other Temporary Resident Holders:

Foreign workers and visitors inside Canada can also apply for a study permit depending on your Nationality

During Your Stay:

As an International student you can work while studying (20 hours a week during academics and 40 hours a week during scheduled breaks)