How to Study in Vancouver on a Student Visa

There are many internationally-renowned schools in Vancouver, and Vancouver’s multi-cultural make-up results in the city being a popular destination for international students from all sorts of different countries. If you have been accepted to a university or other educational institution in Canada, or you would like to apply to study there for the next school year, you will require a Canadian student visa, or study permit in order to do so. 

Study in Vancouver on a Canadian study permit

There are strict requirements in place for people applying for Canadian study permits. For example, you need to have an acceptance letter from a qualified Canadian educational institution before you can begin the application process. In addition, you may also have to undergo and pass a medical examination or obtain a visitor visa in addition to a study permit depending on your country of origin and whether your country of origin is visa-exempt or not.

A person applying for a study permit must also show how they have enough money to pay for their tuition and for their general living expenses while being a student in Canada for at least up to a year.

A student in Canada may be permitted to work while they are studying, however there are very strict limitations on the work that can be done. You may be able to work on-campus, work when you are the recipient of a scholarship or work when that work is part of academic research or is integral to your program of study, for example.

Study permit lawyers in Vancouver

Did you know that as a foreign student, you could have the opportunity to become a permanent resident in Canada under the Canadian Experience Class? This is a popular program that allows you to use your study experience to become a permanent resident, and is one reason why many students come to Canada every year.

But becoming a student in Canada is not an easy process and as with any temporary visa for Canada there are many strict requirements you must meet. We are an immigration law firm that has helped process countless study permit applications with success, and we’re available to help you as well. Please contact us using the above phone number to speak with a licensed immigration lawyer today!

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