A Canada Study Visa is essential for any foreign national who wishes to undertake studies in Canada. Providing the candidate’s chosen course and institute are on the approved list, this visa permits them to study for the entire duration of their program.
However, a Canada Study Visa is not required if the candidate:
The citizens of some countries are required to get TRV to enter Canada. In addition to a Canada Study Visa, students from such countries may need to get a TRV in order to study in Canada.
There are specific student work programs run by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) that enable anyone on a Canada Study Visa to take up employment in Canada.
While studying in Canada, international students can work certain jobs that are on or off the campus. They may also work for Co-op or Internship programs. However, some key points must be noted:
Furthermore, the spouse or partner of a foreign student will be eligible to work for the extent of the Canada Study Visa.
The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program allows foreign students on a Canada Study Visa to apply for work permits upon their graduation.
This permit is often as long as the course or study program with 3 years set as the maximum length.
You will need a visa for a Canada visit or a transit if you are a citizen of one of the following countries or territories:
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