Canadian study permit requirements for international students - Step 3

In order to study in Canada as an international student you may need a study permit. Canadian study permits are only issued after you have been accepted at a Canadian college, university or other accredited educational institution designated to receive international students.

Eligibility for a Canadian study permit

Find out whether you need a study permit, other documents and your eligibility by visiting the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website: check your eligibility for a study permit now.

For more detailed information, be sure to visit the website of the Canadian visa office where you will be submitting your application.

More information

Get a study permit: Find out if you are eligible for a study permit, what you need to apply and how to apply. Also learn what to do after you submit your application and before you arrive in Canada.

Step 1-2-3

Try our Step 1-2-3 tool to find out what programs are available and how much they cost.