Student Visa Requirements in Canada

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Student visa for Canada

Welcoming over 6,42,000 international students every year, Canada ranks 3rd globally in attracting international students after the USA and Australia. Canada has over 98 renowned universities, and a majority of them are publicly accredited and funded.

The country provides globally recognized Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diplomas, certificates, and Doctoral Degrees for international students. 

Here are the student visa for Canada requirements that you need to meet to secure a student visa to Canada from the Philippines

  • Letter of acceptance from the institution or university.
  • Financial requirements
  • English proficiency
  • Health requirements 

Type of visa

Student visa for Canada is valid for 3 – 4 years, depending upon your course time, with an additional 3-month student visa Canada extension. The other 90 days lets you prepare to leave Canada or apply for an extended stay. 

With your student visa for Canada, you can leave Canada during your studies if you wish to go back home. However, you may need to show proof that you’re enrolled in your school when you return to Canada.

Documentation checklist

  • Completed student permit application form.
  • Letter of acceptance from the university/institution. 
  • Two recent passport-size photographs.
  • Proof of monetary funds. You will need to provide financial evidence of at least 10,000, and for studying in Quebec, you need to provide evidence of 11,000 CAD per year.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • English language test scores. 

Visa application procedure

After arranging all your documents, you will have to apply for your student visa application online using the CIC official website. You can apply for a student visa for Canada three months before your intended date of travel to Canada. The date when your application fee is paid is your application date. Concerning your application’s status, if your visa application is successful, you will be updated through emails.

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