Canada is recognized worldwide for the outstanding quality of education, from elementary school to post- secondary studies. Our educators are highly trained and bring diverse prospective into the classroom. Is it a wonder why people from all around the world strive to build upon their education in Canada? If this sounds like what you would like to accomplish, continue reading to learn more.
A Canadian study permit is a legal document that is issued to foreign students who wish to pursue Canadian education. The study permit allows these students to study at a designated learning institution (DIL) at the post-secondary level. A study permit must be applied for before entering Canada but it is also important to note that the permit does not act as a visa or eTA to enter the country
A designated Learning Institute is a post-secondary school that has been approved by the provincial or territorial government to allow international students to study there. All elementary and secondary schools are designated learning intuitions but only select post-secondary school are.
As a foreign student there are a few factors the might exempt you from needing a study permit. You are not required to have a study permit if:
The following requirements from the Government of Canada are to be included with your application in order to obtain a study permit:
Study permits are issued for the length of your study period plus 90 days. This 90 day period is to allow you to return home or apply to extend your stay.
The cost of obtaining a study permit is $150CAD
You might be able to work on campus or off campus which enrolled full-time at a DIL. If you are, it is noted on your study permit.
As long as your visa or eTA is valid when re-entering, you are allowed to travel. Always be prepared to provide proof of your studies when re-entering the country
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