You need a study permit
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.
If you’re studying in Quebec
You must also apply for a Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ).
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
- official proof of status in the U.S. (such as a valid green card or equivalent official proof of status in the U.S.) and
- a valid passport from your country of nationality (or an equivalent document)
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