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Study Abroad in Canada

Author: Diya Sri
by Diya Sri
Posted: May 24, 2020

Do you want to study abroad? Want to have a degree from one of the world’s most prestigious institution? Think about Canada. Yes, Canada is one of the popular choices for international students who want to study abroad. But, for this, they need to apply for student visa that is commonly referred to as Canadian Study Permit. Approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), this permit belongs to the category of Temporary Resident Visas allowing people to enter Canada legally.

Any Indian citizen with the aim of studying in any college or university in Canada can apply this visa. The students endorsed with international scholarship for higher studies from a Canadian institute also need a study permit to enter and stay in the country for a specific time period.

Eligibility Criteria:Enlisted below are the terms on which a foreign national will be considered eligible to apply for student visa in Canada:The applicant must be enrolled in a Canadian college/university. He has to provide an unconditional letter of acceptance from that institute.The applicant should be in good health and to ensure this he has to attach a complete medical examination report with the application form.The applicant should be a law abiding citizen of his homeland; no criminal record. For this, he needs to submit a police certificate.The application has to ensure enough funds to support himself while staying in Canada. This includes monetary well-being for living expenses, tuition fees and return transportation.

How to Apply?There are two ways using which you can apply for the student visa; paper application or online process. But, for both you need to download application package available at CIC website. This package contains all important forms you need to fill accurately and besides, it works as a complete guide for the applicants regarding the visa application process.Remember, paper application might take twice the time as that of the online submission of your student visa application. And, for online processing you have to submit electric copies of all the forms along with the required documents. In addition, you must own a credit card for paying the application charges.

Essential Documents:To study abroad in Canada, as you need to undergo the visa application process, you must know what documents you have to furnish along with while putting up your visa case. These include;

A Valid Passport2 Passport-Size PhotographsLetter Of AcceptanceTest ScoresFees ReceiptAcademic DocumentsFinancial DocumentsScholarship Letter (If Applicable)Medical Examination Report Work Experience Certificates (If Applicable)Any Relevant Correspondence With The Canadian Institution

Processing Time:The visa application’s processing time depends on the number of applications the Citizenship and Immigration Canada authority already has to process. Incomplete application or wrongly filled application will be rejected right away. So, carefully submit a complete application for on-time processing. It normally takes a few weeks to months to process a study visa application.

Duration of Stay:As soon as the study visa is issued, an international scholar can enter and stay in Canada for the duration of his study program. The time his program ended, he has to leave the country in the prescribed time span.

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