If you are not a permanent Canadian resident and want to study in Canada, you will need to apply for a study permit and may need other official documentation as well.
A letter of acceptance from a designated learning institution (DLI) is required. Not all programs are eligible.
You will need to prove you have enough money to pay for tuition fees and living expenses.
You may be asked to provide a police certificate.
You may be required to have a medical examination.
You must prove to the visa officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your authorized stay.
In some instances, you may not require a study permit. Find out if you are among the exceptions.
There are several steps to applying online or on paper for a study permit.
Select the country/territory from which you will be applying to get your local visa office instructions.
To apply for a study permit you can apply online or on paper.
These centres accept applications for study permits, work permits, visitor visas and travel documents for permanent residents.
The visa office will review your application to make sure you have completed it correctly and have included all the required documents.