Canada Student Visa Process

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Application Process and Requirements

Canada Student Visa

If you’re an international student aspiring to study in Canada, securing admission is the first step towards obtaining a student visa. Here’s an updated guide on the application process and the necessary documentation:


Admission Process:

  1. Course and Institution Selection:
    • Choose your preferred course and institution that align with your academic and career goals.
  2. Application Submission:
    • Complete and submit the online application form to your chosen institution or college.
  3. Letter of Acceptance:
    • Upon review, you’ll receive a Letter of Acceptance from the education provider.
  4. Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE):
    • The issuance of eCOE is a crucial step in the visa processing, and our team will guide you through this process.
  5. Student Visa Application:
    • With the necessary documents in place, our experts will assist you in preparing and submitting your student visa application (Student Visa – Subclass 500).

Documents Required for Offer Letter:

  • Birth and Leaving Certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Passport
  • 10th & 12th Marksheet, Credit & Trial Certificates
  • Diploma’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate
  • ITI’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate (Transcript if required)
  • Master’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate (Transcript if required)
  • Work Experience Letter if required
  • IELTS/PTE certificate

Visa Application Process:

International students must obtain Student Authorization and a Visa before arriving in Canada. Here’s a summary of the visa application process:

  1. Timeframe:
    • Allow a processing period of 2 months for the visa application.
  2. Required Documents:
    • Police Clearance Certificates and Medical Reports
    • Academic Certificates
    • Proof of Funds
    • Official letter of acceptance from a Canadian university, college, or Technical Institute
    • College/University Fees Payment Receipt
    • G.I.C Payment Receipt or Education Loan Acceptance Letter
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Other relevant certificates
  3. English Language Requirements:
    • Ensure you meet the English language proficiency requirements for your chosen program.


Students applying under the Student Partners Program (SPP) need to follow specific funding procedures:

  • Guaranteed Investment Certificate (G.I.C.):
    • Purchase a G.I.C. account and deposit CAD$ 10,200 as proof of living expenses for one year.
  • Payment Process:
    • Create a new email id with Scotia Bank (takes 4 to 5 days).
    • Initiate a wire transfer payment of CAD$ 10,200.
    • Receive CAD$ 10,000 in the G.I.C. account, with CAD$ 200 deducted as the administration charge.
  • Account Activation:
    • Print the payment receipt and self-attest it for the visa application.
    • Upon arrival in Canada, open a Savings account in Scotia Bank to receive living expenses.

Keep in mind that this information is subject to change, and consulting with educational advisors or referring to official Canadian government resources for the latest updates is recommended. If you have any inquiries or need assistance, feel free to contact us. We’re here to support you on your educational journey in Canada.