Canada Study Permit - Details of Processing
With excellent education system, it’s no surprise why thousands of international students choose to study in the Maple Leaf Country. Before a international student gets an entry in country, prospective student must follow number of steps accurately.
Leaving very few exceptions almost every international student have to apply for study visa to legally stay in the country and pursue a course of study in a recognized university or college.
Canadian Study Permit – dream of every international student
A Canadian Study Permit is a legal document issued by the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to foreign nationals an undergraduate or post graduate course. Officially, it is called a study permit rather a study visa.
IRCC issues Canadian Study permit only if the applicant secure a seat at a recognized Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
What is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI)?
Designated Learning Institution or DLI is an educational institution which has been approved by the Canadian government to give admission to international students into their course of study. Almost, all primary and secondary schools in country are DLS’s and give admission to international students. However, not all post secondary education institutions are DLI’s hence before you apply, check the official list issued by the Canadian government.
How to apply for a Study Permit?
It is important to secure a seat in a country’s Designated Learning Institution before an applicant can apply for a study permit. The admission letter has all the required information that is required for preparing and submitting a Study Permit application form.
When applying, keep in mind that not all study programs falls under the category of post graduate work permit. If the foreign student intend to work in the country once the/she has completed his/her course, they need to ensure that they are eligible for Post Graduate Work Permit before applying.
Once the Designated Learning Institute has issued an application letter, thereafter international student can prepare for study permit application. The application has a long list of documents that needs to be submitted along with the application.
Note:- if you are keen to study in Quebec, then, you will have to apply for certificat d’acceptation du Québec (CAQ) before he or she can submit a study permit application for same you must directly contact Quebec government.
What are the documents required to apply for Study Permit?
Generally, to apply for a study permit, the international students have to submit following documents, in-addition to those country specific documents:-
- Admission letter: – issued by the designated institution that has accepted the applicant into their program of study.
- Financial proofs: – you must be able to proof that you have enough funds to cover your study cost and other expenses including accommodation during your stay in the country.
- Identity proofs: Birth certificate, marriage certificate and passport will be required along with other documents
How long does the process takes?
Once the international student has received an admission letter the occurring study permit will not take more than three weeks. Provided you have submitted complete application form along with all the required documents.
The biggest advantage of study permit is that you can work part time along with full time course and during your summer or winter holidays you can even work full time this way you can have extra CAD$ at your expense. Additionally, you can also bring along your family or spouse on open work permit valid for the same duration that of study permit.
Canada study permit is a great way to gain international exposure and make a home away from home. The benefits are endless and future prospects are extremely excellent.
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