Canada Student Visa

Canada is the second largest country in the world and a nation of great ethnic and cultural diversity. Due to the reputation of an excellent education structure, Canada welcomes thousands of students across the globe to study in Canadian schools, universities and colleges. To study in Canada and get the internationally renowned degree/diploma from Canadian universities, international students need to have a valid Canadian Study permit i.e. Canada Student Visa.

Eligibility Criteria to study in Canada:

  • The applicant must have taken an admission in a recognized school, college, university or other educational institution in Canada.
  • The applicant must be able to show substantial income/assets to finance the expenses to study, stay in Canada and also to be able to return back to the home country.
  • The applicant must be in good health and meet the health specified conditions
  • The applicant should be able to convince the visa authority that we would return back to his home country after the completion of the course.

Types of Visa file category :

  • SPP File
  • General File
  • University File

Documents required to get Student Visa for Canada 

The general set of documents required to apply for Student Visa for Canada are:

  • Duly filled application form for a student visa
  • Passport
  • Passport-size photographs
  • Unconditional letter of acceptance from Canadian education institution
  • Fees receipt (recommended)
  • Scholarship letter (if applicable)
  • Loan documents (if applicable)
  • Any relevant correspondence with the institution
  • Financial documents
  • Academic documents
  • English Proficiency Test IELTS/TOFEL
  • Work experience certificates (if applicable)
  • Medical report (if already undertaken)
  • Income tax or employment details of the parents

What is a study permit?

A study permit is the authorized document approved by the Government of Canada that gives the holder a permission to study in Canada. The study permit holder must be pursuing academic, vocational or professional training of six months or more that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate at a designated institution.

What is a student visa?

Student visas are non-immigrant visas offered to students who express their interest and qualify to get education from Canadian university.

Do I need a study permit for a three months diploma course from Canadian University?

For programs/course those last less than 6 months, ideally you do not need a study permit. However, it is always suggested to get a study permit for every course, because if during your stay in Canada, you wish to peruse for another course, you will have to apply for further visa, for which you would have to leave Canada and start the process from the beginning. It is always safe to get the Study permit which can be renewed as and when required from Canada as well.

Can I work in Canada in my Student Visa?

A student holding valid student visa may be able to work in Canada during the course of study under the following categories:

  • On campus without a Work Permit
  • Off campus with a Work Permit
  • In Co-op and Internship Programs, where work experience is part of the curriculum, with a Work Permit

What does Study permit entitles to do?

Study permits automatically authorize the holders to work off-campus for up to 20 hours per week during the academic session. However during the scheduled breaks, they can work full-time without the need to apply for a separate work permit. Study permit also gives the holder the right to remain in Canada for the duration of the permit which is between 1 to 4 years.

What is the approximate tuition fee of Canadian universities?

The tuition fee can vary for every college and university.

On an average the annual fee ranges between 14000-16000 Canadian dollars approximately. There is a separate visa office fee also that has to be paid by the student for getting the study visa for Canada once he/she meets the educational qualifications and other requirements of a particular selected course and gets letter of confirmation from the institute. The semester and annual fee of the university/college has to be paid in advance and it is refundable with a nominal deduction in case of non-issuance of visa.

Can I work part time along with studying?

Yes, students are permitted to work along 20 hours off-campus every week with the studies on a part-time basis.

Which courses are in high demand in Canada these currently?

Canada has need of skilled worker in certain programs and the employment opportunities in the same are immense with great salaries and perks.

Some of the sectors with immense scope are:

  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Tourism & Travel
  • Hotel & Hospitality
  • Science
  • Fashion Design
  • Nursing & Health
  • Community
  • Mass Communication
  • Architecture
  • Aircraft Maintenance

When should I reapply for Student Visa if my application is rejected?

You can reapply for your Student visa if your situation has changed substantively or you have significant new information to submit.

Explore Canadian Universities/Courses

WorldWide Immigration Consultancy Services can be your best mentor to choose a College/ University that suits your requirements and you are comfortably eligible for. WWICS gives the applicant expert guidance in term of gaining deep insight regarding the educational opportunities available abroad and also understanding the pre- requisites for admission and other formalities involved. We have the largest pool of associate Universities and colleges across the globe. We have the expertise to help you to zero-in upon those University/ College that best suits your academic profile, study goals, financial position and life-style.

Choosing the Right Study Program

What career should you be opting for? We would guide you through the maze of questions and provide solutions that best suit your academic profile and/ or constraints, helping you choose the best career pathway.

The entire process of selecting, applying and procuring admission to foreign Colleges/ Universities is quite complicated. Even with all the information that a student can gather, the procedure is cumbersome for her/ him to comprehend. Having extensive tie- ups, WWICS is well equipped to guide students select the most appropriate educational option for them.

Popular Colleges in Canada: 

  • College of the Rockies
  • RCC Institute Of Technology
  • Vancouver Island University
  • Georgian College
  • Lakeland College
  • George Brown College
  • Humber College
  • Red River College
  • Mc Master University
  • NAIT Institute of Technology
  • Seneca College
  • Sheridan College
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • St. Lawrence College
  • Parkland Regional College
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Fleming College
  • Connestoga College
  • Selkirk College
  • Langara College
  • Northern College
  • Durham College
  • Duke College
  • Manitoba Institute Of trades & Technology
  • Capilano University

Visa Procedures and Formalities

We help you in visa formalities like applications, financial statements, interviews and everything right up to the last details – like pre-departure briefing, accommodation, post-arrival problem solving. We assist the parents to ensure the best service in each and every field.

Placement Services WWICS is in the process of developing a world-class network of placement services for their students all over the world. We already have a huge infrastructure in place in Canada with an exclusive placement cell by the name of GPS or Global Placement Services.

Our staff at GPS is dedicated to help students get jobs in the Canadian job market and also in other countries by conducting various orientation programs for them.

Canadian Education System

Universities & Colleges For the students looking for the international education and planning to put their careers on the fast track, Canada is the hottest destination”. This is because it has immense range of specialties, high quality of education, great opportunities, which attracts students from different countries of the world to study and settle here. We can help you get study visa in the following universities and colleges of Canada.

Courses :For best education in the world,choose from wide range of futuristic education programs/courses being offered by reputed institutions spread across the maple land “Canada”.

Our Services: WWICS provides you the assistance at each step like Career Counseling, Career Selection,University Selection,Admission formalities, Visa Formalities and the most important aspect – Placement Services.

Visa Formalities :We help you in visa formalities like applications,financial statements,interviews and everything right up to the last details – like pre-departure briefing, accommodation, post-arrival problem solving.

Canadian Scholarship :In order to be eligible to apply for a scholarship you must have applied and recieved an offer from the university. The deadlines for university scholarships are closing in! If you have not applied yet, hurry up!! call us for more indepth details.


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