Are you a foreign national looking to expand your knowledge and study in Canada? Continue reading below for steps to take to gain a study permit.
To be able to study in Canada you must first apply to a designated learning institute (DIL) and be accepted. Only once you have received your acceptance letter can you apply for a study permit. A study permit is a document that is issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada allowed international students to attend an authorized school within Canada for any period longer than 6 months.
To successfully obtain a study permit in Canada, the immigration officer will examine the following
Upon receiving your Study Permit and coming to Canada, international students have an obligation to:
There may additional requirements on your study permit. It is important to be aware of all requirements.
If the program of study is 6 months or less, you are able to study in Canada without a study permit. This program cannot be part of a longer program and you must complete your studies within the 6 month time frame.
The age of majority varies by province. Minors are exempt for requiring a study permit if: