Program delivery update: Study without a permit – New public policy

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

August 15, 2023

The instructions added refer to the temporary public policy allowing certain foreign nationals authorized to work in Canada to study without a study permit from June 27, 2023, until June 27, 2026.

This applies to eligible foreign nationals

Details of this temporary public policy have been added to a new section under “Who is exempt from the requirement for a study permit”.

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