Visa Requirements for Studying in Canada

Obtaining your visa is a crucial step when you are a foreign student aspiring to pursue higher studies in Canada.


At PFEC Global, we have the expertise to meet your needs in acquiring your Canadian visa. In order to prepare your documents in accordance with the visa requirements, we offer the necessary advice and assistance.


The applicant only needs to submit an application for a Study Permit and a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) in order to obtain a Canadian visa. An international student seeking to study abroad, in this case, Canada, must acquire a Study Permit which is issued by the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Thus, enabling the visa holder to pursue higher education.

What you need to know about Study Permit and its requirements!

A study permit is required for international students who want to go to Canada to pursue higher education and reach an educational milestone. Thus, the study permit is granted by the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) which allows the holder to study within the nation.

The following aspects are mandatory before you can apply for a study permit in Canada:

  • Valid Passport
  • Attested copies of 10th, 12th, and Degree certificates
  • Academic references
  • Employer references (if any)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Certificates of Extracurricular Achievements
  • Acceptance letter from the Institution
  • Proof of Payment
  • Proof of Financial Funds
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • English Proficiency
  • Prior to your application, your university will inform you of any additional requirements.
  • Processing fees for a study permit are 150 CAD, and you must pay them at the time of application.

You won't have to worry about failing to understand anything as our perceptive representatives will help you stay on track with the following documents. Additionally, we ensure that keep ahead by concentrating on how to continue to have enough money to cover the following expenses:

  • An acceptance letter from a DLI (Designated Learning Institution).
  • The cost of lodging for you and any dependents travelling to Canada.
  • Round-trip airfare.

What must you do following the procurement of your study permit?

Following the issuance of your study permit, you should apply for a TRV or visitor visa for Canada. Thus, you must fulfil the requirements listed below in order to be eligible:

    • Having no felony convictions and demonstrating that you are a law-abiding citizen who does not pose a threat to Canada's national security (A police certificate will be necessary).
    • Having a clear medical history, which requires that you undergo testing from a licensed doctor or other medical professionals.
    • Proof of funds to support you and any dependents who will accompany you to Canada.
    • Proof of English language proficiency.
    • Biometric scan reports, as well as visa processing and biometric scanning fees.

But given that it's common for students to be completely overwhelmed by the information above, thus after PFEC Global, we provide our qualified migration and education guidance to meet your needs.

Procedures and Benefits of applying online

The online application gateway through the official website of IRCC has made applying for a study visa in Canada more convenient and accessible. However, the application must be turned in three months prior to the scheduled departure for Canada.

Here are the tips and benefits to follow when applying for the visa online:

  • Application submission will be significantly quicker as there won't be any delays caused by courier or mail delivery.
  • Fill out the application form requirements completely and accurately; otherwise, the system will display errors in the form's completion.
  • With no pressure or concern, you can submit your application whenever you please.
  • You will receive an email notifying you of the results of your application.

Ultimately, with our enhanced knowledge in the industry and decades' worth of experience, we shine the optimum solutions and guidance to help you succeed in your educational pursuit. Make an appointment to acquire the necessary information.

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