Canada Study Permit
You require a study permit if any one of the following is true:
- You are engaging in study at an educational institution in Canada for a period of more than six months.
- You plan to undertake employment on the campus of the institution in which you are enrolled, even if your study is less than six months.
- If there is a possibility that you might stay in Canada to pursue further studies after your short course has finished.
- If undertaking a program, normally longer than six months (such as a semester of a bachelor degree) which is not part of an official student exchange.
You do not require a study permit if:
Your course of study is less than six months (however, check with the institution in Canada you plan to attend to confirm its study permit policy).
Applying for a Study Permit
- Obtain a Letter of Acceptance from the institution in Canada that you plan to attend. This letter must include:
- the name of the institution
- confirmation of your acceptance and/or registration as a student
- the course of study
- the duration of the academic program
- the registration deadline.
Submit your completed application form for studying in Canada and all of the relevant documentation with a non-refundable processing fee.