Guide to Student Visa Requirements for Canada

Posted by Titanium Immigration Services Inc. on December 23rd, 2020

Canada attracts a great volume of students from India as well as all other countries. While getting admission to some of its top Universities continues to require brilliant academic score, the permission needed to study is validated by issuing of study permit. The Canadian Government offers an opportunity to many students to pursue studies in the country but you should apply for a study permit before you come to Canada, and be approved for it.

You must know that your study permit is not considered as a visa. It will not allow you to enter Canada. You might even require an electronic travel authorization (eTA) or a visitor visa (TRV). It is provided by IRCC. If your study permit is approved, they can issue you one, along with your study permit.

Eligibility criteria for applying Canada Student Visa

  • You need to be accepted by a designated learning institute (DLI)
  • You must do a complete health check-up and present a certificate which certifies that your health is good.
  • You must prove that you have sufficient funds for your living expenses and your tuition fees.
  • You must prove that you have no criminal record and also have a clean background. To prove this, the aspirants may need to produce a police certificate.

At the time of application, you must convince the visa officer that once you complete your studies, you will leave Canada.

Documents required for Canadian Visa

The following are the documents needed to apply for a Canadian Student Visa:

Acceptance letter by designated learning institution

To apply for the visa, you first need the acceptance letter from the institute/university you are planning to study in. Designated Learning Institute is a University that is recognized by Department of Canada Immigration. Contact us for Free assistance on getting accepted in a Canadian DLI

Valid passport

Another foremost important thing is having a valid passport.According to Canadian High Commission, it is essential that you must have a passport which is valid for your entry in Canada.

Proof of your funds

When applying for the study permit Canada, you must show a proof of funds. According to present standard, you will have to prove that you have proper funds to not only pay your tuition fees but also fulfill your living expenses. Living expenses are close to CAD 10,000 per year for all provinces except Quebec.

IME (Immigration Medical Examination)

Under empanelled doctors, Canadian Immigration needs all international students to undergo a compulsory upfrontImmigration Medical Examination. The aspirants must book a prior appointment and then visit the doctors for a proper medical examination, often a week before starting the process for Canada Student Visa Application process.


You need 2 visa photographs which must be as per the given standards.

Score of English Language Proficiency Exam

Before you start the process of Canada Student Visa from India, it is strongly recommended to appear for and obtain your English Language Proficiency score. IELTSis widely accepted.

Statement of Purpose

When you apply for a study permit for Canada, you would be needed to submit an essay, reflecting the purpose of your Canadianeducation and the reason for choosing a particular institution or university.

Go4Canada is a reputed Canadian Immigration & Study Abroad company. They help students with free counseling to avail educational opportunities in Canada and also guide through the entire process to apply for student visa Canada.

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