How to Apply for a Study Permit in Canada

If you wish to study in Canada, a study permit is required.  Before applying, you must ensure that you meet the specific requirements

We can't apply for a study permit without an acceptance letter from college. So make sure you have enough time to get one and complete the study permit application

Acceptance Letter

In order to apply for a Canadian study permit, you must have an Acceptance Letter from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI)



Proof of Financial Resources

Documents that show you have enough money to pay for tuition and living expenses for your first year of school.


Supporting documents

Academic, language skill tests, and others


If our study permit is approved, authorities will issue you a Port of Entry Introduction Letter. Ps: We will not receive a study permit until we arrive at a Canadian Port of Entry (POE)

Once you reach a Port of Entry (POE) in Canada, show the Port of Entry Introduction Letter to the immigration official and get your study permit.

A study permit is not a visa.  We need a travel visa in order to travel to the Port of Entry (POE) in Canada.

When our study permit application is approved, Visa Officer will issue a travel visa authorising us to travel to Canada.

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