With the welcoming nature and world class education, Canada is becoming one of the top preferred destinations for the students from around the globe. Being in the top ten list of the happiest countries in the world, Canada excels in many humane categories. There are more than a million international students studying in Canada in the courses of their choice. Due to all these openheartedness Canada has become an attractive destination for international students. Canada has already produced world class professors, researchers and scientists, who are teaching and mentoring students to excel them in their particular field.
In Canada, besides having all those educational benefits, if you are eligible, you are ought to get a scholarship. There are thousands of students who are studying in Canada with full to partial scholarships provided by the government or any private organizations. You are also allowed to work in a part time basis which depends upon the legal procedure of Canadian government.
This application guide is designed for foreign nationals who wish to come to Canada to study.
A study permit is a written authorization issued by an officer allowing foreign nationals to study in Canada.
Generally, foreign nationals must obtain a study permit in order to study in Canada.
However, foreign nationals may be exempted from requiring a study permit in the following situations:
Before applying for a study permit at a Canadian visa office, you must first get a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Insitution (DLI).
The letter must be issued by the Canadian institution (e.g. school district, University, etc.) on official letterhead, show the exact amount of tuition fees you are required to pay, the anticipated starting and finishing dates and the date by which you need to register.
English language requirements
To gain your Canadian visa, you’ll have to provide with an evidence of proficiency in the English language. This usually means passing a secure English language test to be able to prove your communication and correspondence skills.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test for study, work and migration, with more than three million tests taken in the past year. The IELTS results are recognised by more than 10,000 organisations, including educational institutions, employers, professional associations and governments, in 140 countries around the world.
You can always come to us for a free counselling session where we can guide you on how to go about the entire visa application process.
Once you have your acceptance letter, you can complete and submit an application for a study permit.
Citizens of certain countries or territories may require a TRV in order to travel to Canada, while others may require an eTA.
A TRV is an official document issued by an officer that is placed in your passport to show that you have met the requirements for admission to Canada as a temporary resident. An eTA is a paperless document that is electronically linked to your passport; it too, demonstrates that you have met the requirements for admission to Canada as a temporary resident.
You are allowed to work off campus without a work permit for up to 20 hours a week during a regular academic session and full-time during regularly scheduled breaks, provided that:
You must submit the following for any document that is not in English or French, unless otherwise stated on your document checklist:
Translators who are certified in Canada don’t need to supply an affidavit. A certified translator will provide both a certified translation and certified copies of the original documents.
An affidavit is a document on which the translator has sworn, in the presence of a person authorized to administer oaths in the country where the translator is living, that the contents of their translation are a true translation and representation of the contents of the original document.
The affidavit must be sworn in the presence of:
Authority to certify varies by province and territory. Consult your local provincial or territorial authorities.
Outside of Canada:
Canada boasts of some of the best universities in the world. With a comparatively lower cost of education, favorable work prospects for international students and a peaceful ambience, it has become a coveted education destination.
There are several benefits to studying in Canada ranging from developing diverse skill sets, to becoming independent.
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