Do I need an eTA or visa to study in Canada?
Depending on your citizenship, you may need an eTA or a visitor visa, as well as a study permit. Your eTA or visa will be issued to you at the same time as your study permit. You do not need to apply separately or to pay an additional fee.
Most students now need to give biometrics when they apply for a study permit. Answer a few questions to find out if you need to give fingerprints and photo (biometrics).
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