Visas / Study Permits

More than 90,000 students come to study in Canada every year and even more come to Canada to learn English or French. Foreign students bring a rich culture to our classrooms. Your knowledge and skills are welcome in our schools. Visas / Study Permits

It is possible to take a course or program in Canada that lasts six months or less without a study permit, however, you must complete the course or program within the period authorized for your stay in Canada. Visas / Study Permits

Even if you do not need a study permit, it is a good idea to apply for a permit before you come to Canada. That way, if you decide that you want to continue your studies in another program after you complete your short-term course or program, you will already be prepared. Visas / Study Permits

Foreign students can work in Canada during their studies and after they graduate. In most cases, you will need to apply for one of the student-related work permits, which are required if you want to work in a co-op / internship placement, off campus, or after graduating from your studies (Post-Graduation Work Permit Program).

Visas / Study PermitsImmigrating to Canada Visas / Study Permits

EFFECTIVE December 23, 2010:

If you are submitting a language test with your application, the results are now valid for 2 years from the time you took the test, instead of 1 year. This change applies to Federal skilled workers, Canadian Experience Class and Business Class Immigrants (investors, entrepreneurs and self-employed people). Visas / Study Permits

Immigrating to Canada permanently is an exciting opportunity. However, there are several things you should consider before you apply to be a permanent resident, also If you do decide that you want to immigrate to Canada, there are a few different ways to apply. You will need to decide which immigration program will work best for you and your family.

Some useful websites: Visas / Study Permits

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