Extend your study permit: About the process

Fees

Study permit (including extensions): $150

Restore your status: $350

Processing time ?

Online: 32 days

Paper: 110 days

You need to give your biometrics

Outside Canada applicants

Study permit extensions

  • You now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when you apply to extend your study permit if you are from Europe, the Middle East or Africa.

Visitor extensions

  • You now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when you apply to extend your stay in Canada if you are from Europe, the Middle East or Africa.

Find out who needs to give biometrics and how the new application process works.

In Canada applicants

Study permit or visitor extensions

  • You are temporarily exempt from giving biometrics for your extension application until 2019. This is when biometrics collection points will be established in Canada.

If you want to stay in Canada but you are no longer studying

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