Required documents to apply for a Student Visa
Once you receive an admission offer letter from your selected institute in Canada, you need to prepare your application towards your visa procedure.
You need the following documents to apply for a study permit:
In addition to these documents, you may have to provide other information when you apply for a study permit. Check the website of the visa office responsible for your country or region for local requirements.
If you are not a citizen of the country where you submit your application, you may have to provide proof of your present immigration status in the country where you apply.
If the government that issued your passport or travel document requires a re-entry permit, you must obtain one before you apply for a Canadian visa. Other documents may also be required.
1. Proof of acceptance
If you plan to attend any school (primary or secondary), college, university or other educational institution in Canada, the school must complete and send you a letter of acceptance. You must include the original letter with your study permit application.
2. Proof of identity
You must provide:
3. Proof of financial support
You must prove that you can support yourself and the family members who accompany you while you are in Canada.
You can prove that you have sufficient funds to support yourself in Canada by showing some of the following:
The following table shows the minimum amounts that you will need.
|Number of persons||All provinces except Quebec||Quebec|
|Single student||Tuition plus $10,000 for a 12- month period (or $833 per month)||Tuition plus $11,000 for a 12-month period
(or $917 per month)
|+ one family member||$4,000 for a 12-month period (or $333 per month)|| $5,100 more for a person 18 years of age or older for a 12-month period (or $425 per month)
$3,800 more for a person under 18 years of age for a 12-month period (or $317 per month)
|+ each additional family member||$3,000 for a 12-month period per dependent child of any age (or $255 per month)|| $5,125 more for a person 18 years of age or older for a 12-month period (or $427 per month)
$1,903 more for a person under 18 years of age for a 12-month period (or $159 per month)
If there are foreign-exchange control measures in your country, you must provide proof that the exchange control authorities will allow you to export funds for all of your expenses.
4. Letter of explanation
In some cases, you may wish to apply for a study permit even if you do not need one right away. There are benefits to having a study permit, even if you do not require one. If you have a valid study permit, you can:
If you decide that you want to continue your studies in another program after you complete your short-term course or program, you must apply through a Canadian visa office outside Canada for a study permit if you do not already have one.
If you are applying for a study permit even though you do not need one, you should include a letter that explains why you are applying. The letter will inform the visa officer that you understand your options. For example, the letter might say:
“Dear Visa Officer,
I would like a study permit for my eight-week English course because I would like to apply to a Canadian-university program after I finish the English course.”
How to do GIC?
Please visit below link for GIC Guideline:-http://www.scotiabank.com/ca/common/pdf/startright/SSGP-Program-Guide-India-Final-April2016.pdf
Complete your Scotia bank Student GIC Program Applications:-https://apps.scotiabank.com/cgi-bin/intl/mcbg/mcbg.cgi?FLOW=PE&country=IN
For Medical Please visit below Link:-http://www.cic.gc.ca/pp-md/pp-list.aspx
Visa File Documents
|CONSENT FORM||IETLS SCORECARD COPY|
|SPP / NON SPP / UNIVERSITY CHECKLIST||ALL ACADEMICS DOCUMENT|
|MAIN VISA APPLICATION FORM||TUITION FEE RECEIPT|
|ORIGINAL PASSPORT (NEW AND CANCELLED BOTH)||GIC|
|PHOTO COPY OF PASSPORT (FIRST AND LAST PAGE)||EDUCATION LOAN ( IF APPLICABLE)|
|FAMILY INFORMAITON FORM||MEDICAL|
|STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE FORM||FORM 16 / IT PAPER/AGRICULTURE INCOME CERTI
(FOR NON SPP)
|2 PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOGRAPHS (35*45) – WHITE BACKGROUND||PROOF OF EMPLOYMENT (IF APPLICABLE)|