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.
Natural hazards across Canada
Special measures are in place to help those affected by the recent wildfires and floods, including free replacement of passports, citizenship certificates, PR cards and immigration documents.
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
During your studies or after graduation
If your post-graduation work permit has expired or will expire soon
If your post-graduation work permit has expired or will expire between September 20, 2021, and December 31, 2023, you may be eligible for an open work permit of up to 18 months under a new public policy. Find out if you’re eligible for this open work permit.
Who can work while they study, how much and where (on campus, off campus, co-op, and post-graduation)
Learn how to update your profile or contact information and how long your study permit is valid
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
What you need to re-enter Canada as an international student
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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