Study permits

In order to study in Canada as an international student you may need a study permit. Canadian study permits are only issued after you have been accepted at a Canadian college, university or other accredited educational institution designated to receive international students.

Eligibility for a Canadian study permit

Find out whether you need a study permit, other documents and your eligibility by visiting the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website.

Get a study permit:


Click here to find out if you are eligible for a study permit, what you need to apply and how to apply. Also learn what to do after you submit your application and before you arrive in Canada.