Visa Categories Study Permits
For people who want to study in Canada on a temporary basis
To be eligible to apply for a study permit
You must have been accepted by a school, college, university or other educational institution in Canada.
You must prove that you have enough money to pay for your:
You must be a law-abiding citizen with no criminal record and not be a risk to the security of Canada. You may have to provide a police certificate.
- tuition fees
- living expenses for yourself and any family members who come with you to Canada and
- return transportation for yourself and any family members who come with you to Canada.
You must be in good health and willing to complete a medical examination, if necessary.
You must satisfy an immigration officer that you will leave Canada when you have completed your studies.
You do not need a study permit if you plan to take a course or program in Canada that lasts six months or less. You must complete the course or program within the period authorized for your stay in Canada.
For a full assessment of your eligibility, please click here.