Study In - Canada

Canada Student Visa

Canada keeps on drawing in a consistent volume of students from India. While getting admission to Top Universities in Canada keeps on requiring phenomenal scholarly score, the authorization to consider is approved by methods for a Study Permit. On the off chance that you wish to take scholarly, proficient, or professional preparing at a college, school, or some other instructive foundation in Canada, you will require a study permit before you enter Canada. This study permit is given to students when they land in Canada. A study permit is a record given by the Canadian migration specialists that fill in as authorization for remote understudies to contemplate in Canada. Worldwide, students can't study in Canada without getting a legitimate report grant. Aside from this, students who get a study permit are permitted to enlist just in Designated Learning Institutions.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to submit an application for a Canadian study permit, a prospective student must:

  • Obtain a Letter of Acceptance from a Designated Learning Instituation in order to submit an application for a study permit
  • Prove that he or she has sufficient financial support to cover the first year of tuition, as well as living expenses and return transportation to his or her home country
  • Obtain a Certificatd'acceptation du Quebec (Quebec Acceptance Certificte, or CAQ) if he or she wishes to study in Montreal or elsewhere in the Province of Quebec
  • Have clean record. Applicants with a criminal background, or who pose a risk to Canadian security, may be refused. IRCC may request an applicant to supply a Police Clearance Certificate
  • Be in good health. IRCC may request an applicant to complete a medical examination
  • Satisfy the immigration officer that he or she will leave Canada at the end of the stay authorized by the study permit
The applicant may also be required to submit the following documents:
  • Passport for the applicant and every family member included on the application
  • Two passport photos for the applicant and each family member included on the application, with the full name and date of birth written on the back
  • Photocopy of marriage certificate, if applicable
  • Any further documents required by specific visa offices

Applying for a study permit

Once a prospective student meets the eligibility criteria and has the correct documents, he or she may apply for a study permit. It is important to apply for a study permit immediately upon receiving the Letter of Acceptance. Study permit processing times vary, and applicants may see delays during busy times — particularly during the summer months.

Financial support

Applicants for a Canadian study permit are required to prove they have enough money to cover the first year of tuition fees. They also need to have the financial resources to support themselves, and any accompanying family members, each year.

Financial resources may be proven with a combination of the following:
  • Canadian bank account statements in the applicant's name, if money has been transferred to Canada
  • Proof of a student or educational loan from a financial institution
  • The applicant's bank statements from the past four months
  • A bank draft in convertible currency
  • Proof of payment of tuition and accommodation fees
  • A letter from the person or institution providing you with money; and/or Proof of a scholarship or funding paid from within Canada

After application approved

If an application is approved, the prospective student will receive:

  • A letter of introduction confirming the approval. This letter is not the study permit. The prospective student will need to present the Letter of Introduction to the immigration official when arriving in Canada. The immigration official may then issue the study permit to the student
  • An Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) if he or she is from a country whose citizens need an eTA. In such cases, the eTA is indicated on the Letter of Introduction
  • A Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), if he or she is from a country whose citizens need a TRV.

After obtaining a study permit, students may need to renew or change the study permit during the course of their studies in Canada.

Study permits expire 90 days after graduation, regardless of the date printed on the study permit itself. It is extremely important that international graduates update their status with IRCC within 90 days of graduation, or they risk losing status in Canada.

Further information, help, and advice

Triniti Immigration team of specialists has over 4decades of experience in immigration services, and have helped thousands of people to study and work in Canada. All applications for Canadian visas are dealt with in-house by a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.