Study in Canada
When planning to Study to Canada, be prepared to confirm your legal right to enter Canada as a student upon arrival. Make sure you have all necessary documents, forms and legal identification for yourself and family member(s) travelling with you.
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Eligible institution: To qualify for a student permit, you will need a letter of acceptance from a designated learning institution (DLI): school or university in Canada. All primary and secondary schools in Canada are automatically designated.
Study Permit: A document that authorizes a person to study at an institution in Canada for the duration of the program of study. To be eligible to study in Canada, you must meet certain requirements: letter of acceptence, financial, criminal and medical, etc...You do not need a study permit if you plan to take a course or educational program that lasts six months or less.
Study Permit Extension: If you want to extend your stay in Canada as a student, you must complete an application. You should apply for renewal at least 30 days before your current permit expires.
Work and Study:
- You may work on campus at the institution where you study without a work permit if you are a full time student under certain conditions.
- You may work off campus without a work permit. If you qualify, your study permit will allow you to work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions and work full-time during scheduled breaks, such as the winter and summer holidays or spring break. To qualify you must meet certain conditions.
- Work as student co-op or intern: You must apply for a work permit as well as a study permit. You must meet certain requirements.
- Post Graduation work permit: To work in Canada after you graduate, you must apply for a work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP). Eligible students must have graduated from an approved program of study at an eligible post-secondary institution in Canada that is participating in the PGWPP and have applied for a PGWP within 90 days of completing all degree or program requirements. A work permit under the PGWPP may be issued for the length of the study program, up to a maximum of three years. The study program must be a minimum of eight months in length.
- Your spouse or common-law partner may apply for a work permit if you are a full time student under certain conditions and have a valid student permit. Work permits for your spouse or common-law partner are valid for the same period of time as your study permit.