Studying in Canada: Study permits
To apply for a study permit at this visa office, you must be a citizen or legal resident of a country that is served by this visa office.
Biometric Identity Screening:
Starting in 2013, CIC plans to require nationals of 29 countries and 1 territory to appear in person to have their fingerprints and photograph taken when they apply for a temporary resident visa, study or work permit.
- Who should apply
Find out if you are eligible to study in Canada and if you need a study permit.
- How to apply
- Working while you study
Working on campus, co-op and internship programs, graduate assistants, teaching assistants, health care students, working off campus.
- Spouses and common-law partners
Options available to a spouse or common-law partner accompanying a student to Canada.
- Your children
Whether your minor children are applying independently or accompanying you, they have special requirements and may need their own study permits.
- After applying
How your application will be processed and how you will be informed of the decision.
What to do when you arrive in Canada.
- Returning Students
If you were studying in Canada and are now outside Canada, check here for information on returning to Canada to continue your studies.
- After your Studies
Do you plan to work in Canada or immigrate to Canada after your studies?