Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online
You’re eligible to apply on paper only if you
- have a disability that prevents you from applying online
- hold an identity document or a travel document for non-national residents, refugees or stateless persons
Get your study permit faster through the Student Direct Stream
If you’re a legal resident of certain countries, you may be able to get your study permit faster by applying online through the Student Direct Stream.
How to apply on paper for a study permit
Step 1: Read the guide and get your application package
Read the instruction guide carefully before you complete your application. We won’t refund your application fee, so make sure you’re eligible for a study permit before you apply.
Once you have read the guide, you can prepare your application package. You must select the country/territory from which you will be applying to get your local visa office instructions.
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