Study in Canada as an international student
Apply to study in Canada as an international student, extend your study permit and find out about working while you study or after you graduate.
Exemptions ending for certain travellers entering Canada
Effective January 15, 2022, 00:01 (EST), some foreign national travellers who were previously allowed to enter Canada without being fully vaccinated will now be required to be fully vaccinated in order to enter Canada. There will also be changes to testing and quarantine exemptions for certain travellers, regardless of citizenship, entering Canada.
Floods in British Columbia
If you’re directly affected by the floods, you may be able to
- get free replacement of documents that are lost, damaged, destroyed or inaccessible due to the floods
- ask for urgent processing and a refund for an application you’ve submitted because of the floods
- change, extend or restore your status, including
- pausing your studies if your school is in the flood area
- changing your employer if your workplace is affected by the floods
Preparing to apply
The different kinds of schools, when to apply and other requirements
Tips on living in Canada as an international student
Awards for students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty and schools
Applying for a study permit
Answer a few questions to learn whether you need a study permit to study in Canada
Who can apply, how to submit your application, processing times and what to expect when you get to Canada
If you’re a legal resident in certain countries, you may be eligible to get your study permit faster
How to renew your study permit or restore your status
What minor children need to go to school in Canada
Working or travelling as a student
Who can work while they study, how much and where (on campus, off campus, co-op, and post-graduation)
Get a work permit to stay in Canada after you graduate and how to apply for permanent residence
How and when a study permit holder should apply
Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to study in Canada or to extend your study permit in Canada and how to submit an online or paper application.
Submit your application online to study in Canada.
Come to Canada to study. Stay to live, work and explore.
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