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Study visa requirements in Canada

Here we have compiled all the information that you need to know about study visa requirements for studying in Canada.

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To study in Canada, you will need a Canadian Study Permit (or student visa), which, depending on your home country, will be either an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) or a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV).Prospective students must apply for a study permit if their main reason for coming to Canada is to study for longer than six months. Generally, students must apply for a study permit before coming to Canada, and must have been accepted at a school, university, or college in Canada before applying.

Age Limit for Student Visa in Canada

For Studying in Bachelor’s and Master’s in Canada, the students should be at least 18 years of age. In most cases, the students who fall in the age group of 18 to 35 are eligible to apply for a student visa in Canada.

Preparing to apply

  • Applying to Canada as an international student
    You must do research on different kinds of Colleges/Universities, when to apply and other requirements.
  • You must learn about student life in Canada
  • Apply for scholarships if available in your preferred course.
    Awards for students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty and schools

After applying

  • You can check your application's status online
  • Prepare for arrival after visa
  • Learn what to expect upon arrival in Canada

When can you arrive in the UK?


Up to one month before the course starts provided that your course lasts more than 6 months.

In case of Visa Rejection

You will receive a letter explaining why the application was rejected, the reasons might include:

  • Not enough funds were shown by you that can support your expenses in Canada.
  • You did not clear the Medical Examination.
  • You failed to convince the visa officer the reasons for you choosing Canada to study.
  • You failed to convince the visa officer that you would leave Canada after completion of your study.

Study Permit Canada Extension

On the top right corner of your permit, the expiry date of your permit is given. The length of your study is decided by:

  1. Your Program + 90 extra days
  2. If you were conditionally accepted, Pre-requisite Course + 90 days
  3. If your passport expires before the completion of study, then passport minus 30 days. The extra 90 days gives you time to extend your permit or to prepare to leave Canada.

Visa Application checklist

  • Visa Application Forms.

  • Proof of Income Documents
  • Property Valuation
  • Tax clearance report, certificate from tax office
  • Affidavit Support
  • Relationship Certificate
  • Citizenship of Sponsor
  • Evidence of funds to cover expenses beyond 1st year- 1 year living expenses (CAD 10,000)+ Tuition fees
  • Photo identification
  • Medical Report
  • Unconditional Offer Letter
  • Fee Receipt-most of colleges send the receipt of tuition fees via email to student
  • All academic certificates along with English test scores.
  • Passport
  • Resume

Dependent Visa Applications

The Canada Dependent Visa allows you to bring your dependents to Canada and also allows them to work or study full time once they have the relevant permits. Under the Canada Dependent Visa, you can sponsor the following relations for a dependent visa:

  • Your spouse or common-law partner or conjugal partner
  • Dependent children under the age of 21
  • Dependent parents or grandparents
  • A child you adopted outside Canada while you held a Canadian citizenship or PR
  • Your brother, sister, niece, nephew, uncle, aunt or other close relatives

Eligibility conditions to sponsor a dependent

If an individual wants to sponsor a Dependent Visa for Canada, he must submit documents that provide information about his finances for the past 12 months to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This will help the authorities to determine if the sponsor has the means to financially support the members which includes his dependent children.

Documents Required

The documentation required for sponsoring a dependent under the Canada Dependent Visa includes:

  1. Passport & travel history.
  2. Background documentation
  3. Spouse/partner documentation including marriage certificate.
  4. Other proof of relationship.
  5. Income proof of sponsor to show adequate finances.
  6. Completed application & consulate fees.
  7. Other relevant documents if required

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Years of Experience

Our consultants have years of experience in providing the finest advising services for students interested in studying in Canada. All our consultants are CCEA graduates and offer ethical consultation to help you achieve your dream of studying in Canada.

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Vast Network of Universities and Colleges

We have strong connections or representation with most of the universities and colleges in Canada in almost all the provinces and you can choose to study your desired program at the choice of your higher education institution in Canada with us.|

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The experience from the applications we have handled and files more visa applications with the Canadian High Commission in the last 3 years has given Edupark Asia a huge and an unsurpassable lead. All Edupark Asia assisted students have the distinct advantage of gaining from this vast experience.
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