Canada Student Visa
Canada Student Visa Requirements
The Canadian Government provides an opportunity to all Indian students to study in the country but for that they are required to obtain a Study Permit before going to Canada.
Along with the study permit, students will also need a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to get an entry in Canada. Study permit is a document that enables students to study in Canada but TRV is a visa which allows students to enter in the Country.
The student can apply for a Study permit under the Student Direct Stream (SDS) and General category of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges and the Canadian Immigration Programs in New Delhi and Chandigarh. To qualify for Study Permit Application under SDS the student should hold an unconditional offer letter from one of the universities/colleges that are included under this scheme.
SDS is currently open to China, Morocco, Pakistan, The Philippines, Senegal, Vietnam. It takes at least 15 days for students Visa to be processed.
Documents Checklist for SDS (STUDENT DIRECT STREAM):
⦁ Fully completed Application form (all questions answered), dated and signed, indicating students personal mailing address, reliable phone contact, and their personal email address
⦁ Original, valid passport as well as a photocopy of the biodata page
⦁ Family Information Form and Student Questionnaire
⦁ Two passport photographs with a white background and each family member requesting a visa. The photographs should have students’ name printed on the back, dated and taken in the past 6 months
⦁ Letter of Acceptance from students’ educational institute in Canada stating unconditional admission, the course title, duration of the study, level of study, start date (multiple start dates, if applicable) and latest possible date of admission
⦁ IELTS test results have taken within the last 24 months with overall band 6.0, with no individual band lower than 6.0
⦁ Photocopy of the most recent diploma/leaving certificate, and most recent mark sheets (for the entire program; consolidated mark sheets are NOT acceptable)
⦁ Copy of tuition fee receipt provided by the institution
⦁ It is mandatory to complete a medical examination prior to submission application. Medical results are valid for one year.
⦁ To file Study Permit application under SDS, it is mandatory to show a GIC certificate obtained from any of the approved Canadian financial institution proving that funds to the extent of CAD$ 10000 are available as living costs for the student.
⦁ Payment of one year tuition fee to the college / university is mandatory under SDS
⦁ After reviewing your application, the Visa officer will decide if an interview is necessary. The Visa interview will be taken at CHC, New Delhi.
Documents Checklist for General:
In addition of above SDS documents below documents are also required for General category
⦁ Affidavit of support from sponsor
⦁ ID proof of sponsor
⦁ 2 years ITR of Sponsor with computation sheet
⦁ Funds required – Savings/Fixed Deposit/Education Loan
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