Prepare to study in Canada

Study and work permit holders from visa-exempt countries who received their permit on or before July 31, 2015 will have to get an eTA as of March 15, 2016 to return to Canada. Applicants who get their study or work permit on or after August 1, 2015 will automatically be issued an eTA along with their permit.

Before you can apply for a study permit, you must have been accepted at a designated learning institution in Canada. You also need to have the right documents.

Consult the designated learning institutions list before you apply.

Get the right documents

There are certain documents you need to apply for a study permit, such as proof of acceptance, proof of identity, proof of financial support and a letter of explanation.

Application form

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