Study in Canada

As a pro immigration country, Canada has emerged one of the global leader in providing educational and immigration opportunities to international students! This make international students to call Canada their second home; Universities in Canada provides world class education with affordable tuition fee and low cost of living, that’s why satisfaction rate of international student is very high 96% of international students recommend Canada as a study destination. The top 5 Canadian Universities ranking is as under:

  1. University of Toronto
  2. University of British Columbia
  3. McGill University
  4. McMaster University
  5. University of Alberta

Study Permit Outside Canada

Your documentation is very important to get approved for the Canadian study permit. Before applying it is recommended that student should follow the Canada student visa checklist. The visa officer will ascertain that whether you will be able to support yourself financially during your stay in Canada. You have to prove visa officer that you have 833 CAD/month in any province except Quebec, which is CAD 10000 per year and your unpaid tuition fee for one year either from your sponsor, in the form of loan (loan letter) or any other source, or already in your bank account.

For paper based study permit, unlike Student Direct Stream (SDS), International students do not have to pay upfront tuition fee and boarding and lodging. International students must have a valid passport, the expiry of your passport should be beyond your program completion date. Letter of acceptance from DLI institute. You must show your English proficiency, this purpose can be served by providing IELTS, TOEFL, PEARSON or any other test which is recognized by the Canadian authorities. Any other document which shows strong ties with the country of residence which can be in the form of real estate etc.

For paper based study permit, unlike Student Direct Stream (SDS), International students do not have to pay upfront tuition fee and boarding and lodging. International students must have a valid passport, the expiry of your passport should be beyond your program completion date. Letter of acceptance from DLI institute. You must show your English proficiency, this purpose can be served by providing IELTS, TOEFL, PEARSON or any other test which is recognized by the Canadian authorities. Any other document which shows strong ties with the country of residence which can be in the form of real estate etc.

Do you know?

More than half a Million International students in Canada at all levels of study till 2019.

Study Permit Time Line

For the paper based application make sure you apply for the visa well before the start of your program at Canadian university or college. Before applying students can check the ranking of Universities in Canada which can be found in QS World Ranking, Times Higher Education & World University ranking. Immediately after receiving your Letter of acceptance from the DLI (Designated Learning Institute) you should start prepare yourself for the visa application submission. It is recommended students should apply for visa 4-6 months before the commencement of university or college program or if you need any professional guidance you can contact authorized study visa consultant. Verify our license link. Now your visa application has been submitted, you should allow at least 30-40 days for the decision. Visa processing time varies time by time and exact number of days cannot be given.

Important steps to consider

International students willing to study in Canada need to achieve 2 milestones. The first one is securing admission in a DLI (Designated Learning Institute) and the second one is visa application submission.

No matter how bright student you are, you should apply for the admission in 3 to 4 institutes, because some of the programs are highly competitive and students all around the world are applying. Before applying for admission check the admission requirements of a program, deadline until when institute is accepting application for the admission. Its recommended for universities international students should apply 9 to 11 months before the start of program.

Unlike UK and USA, Canada universities and colleges charge for the admission application. Admission application fee varies institute to institute. Admission application fee ranges from CAD 75 to CAD 250.

Documents needed for admission in Canadian institutes are:

  • Degrees/ certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Passport
  • Resume
  • Backlog certificate (if applicable)
  • Work Experience (if applicable)
  • Statement of Purpose

After submitting your admission application wait for the admission decision, universities normally take 2-3 months in providing letter of acceptance, colleges take short time compare to universities.

 

Required Documents for Visa Application

Vac - Visa Application Center

Now you are in possession of all the required and relevant documents, you can now book your appointment for student visa of Canada with the visa application center. You can book your appointment online or by making a phone call. Some VAC do serves walk in customers but it is highly recommended to book appointment before paying a visit to VAC. The Canadian study permit fee is CAD 150, which can be pay online or at a visa application center. Additionally, you have to pay CAD 85 for the biometrics collection. After a complete submission you will be intimated to go through a medical exam, which are on the panel of Canadian authorities.

Study in Canada Faqs !

No. Not every institute make you eligible for PGWP, before applying for admission student must check which campus and program make you eligible for Post Graduate Work Permit.

Yes, students are allowed to work 20hrs per week during their term & can work full time during their schedule breaks.

Yes, you can stay in Canada permanently upon successful completion of your course. For detailed assessment please fill out our online assessment form.

Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant can represent students study permit directly in Canadian Embassy. To find out more please complete our free student assessment. One of our dedicated Educational Counsellors will contact you to discuss your study options in detail!

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