You don’t need a study permit
You can apply to study at the school of your choice without a study permit if both of the following apply:
- your studies aren’t part of a longer study program
- you complete your studies within the amount of time we’ve approved you to stay in Canada
- This is usually 6 months after you enter
However, you may want to get a study permit even if you don’t need one.
A study permit isn’t a visa
Even though you don’t need a study permit, you still need a valid passport or travel document. Depending on your travel document, you also need one of the following:
Having one of these allows you to enter Canada.Find out if you need a visa
Citizens of the United States (U.S.)
Permanent residents of the U.S.
If you’re entering Canada by air, you need an eTA. Otherwise, you don’t need a visitor visa or an eTA to enter Canada. Regardless of how you travel to Canada, carry valid proof of U.S. lawful permanent residence status, such as a valid green card.
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