Temporary Residents: Students

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

All foreign nationals require written authorization (a study permit) in order to study in Canada unless exempted.

Intake

Processing

Work

Enforcement

Admission to Canada

In addition to meeting the eligibility requirements for the temporary resident category under which they have applied, applicants will require either a visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA).

Visa

eTA

All foreign nationals who are visa-exempt are required to obtain an eTA to travel to Canada by air.

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