You need a study permit

Due to COVID-19, if you want to study in Canada, you must

You won’t be able to travel to Canada if you don’t meet all of the above conditions.

Your study permit isn’t a visa

If we approve your study permit application, we’ll also automatically give you either

What you get depends on your passport or travel document. This is what allows you to travel to and enter Canada.

Citizens of the United States

You don’t need a visitor visa or an eTA to enter Canada. However, you must carry proper identification

Lawful permanent residents of the U.S.

As of April 26, 2022, for all methods of travel, you need

If you’re studying in Québec

You must also apply for a Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ). You can submit your study permit application before you get your CAQ. In this case, you need to show us proof that you’ve applied for a CAQ.

How to get a study permit

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