Frequently Asked Questions

When can a student apply for Canada student visa?

A student can apply for Canada student visa only after receiving an offer letter from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) and post the payment of one-year tuition fees and GIC. A student have to apply for visa only if he/she gets enrolled into a study program or course which is of more than 6 months’ duration.

Which Intakes do Canadian Institutes offer?

Canadian institutes generally offer 3 intakes: The fall intake (September), the winter intake (January) and the summer intake (April and May); there are a few institutions that even offer July and October intake.

What is the age limit to apply for Canada Student Visa?

There’s no specific age limit to apply for Canada student visa however, you must be of at least 15 years of age to be able to apply.

Is applying online for Canada Student Visa safe?

Yes, applying for Canada student visa online is safe and it can help you in conveniently getting done with your visa process. However, you should ensure that the agency/consultancy through which you are applying online for Canada student visa is a registered and authorized agent/consultant.

Is it safe to travel to Canada during COVID-19 pandemic?

Yes, Canadian Government has ensured effective measures for the ones who come to Canada. Their policy includes mandatory quarantine period of 14 days for everyone who comes to Canada.

Can I work while studying in Canada?

Yes, you can work off campus and On campus while studying in Canada without a work permit if you’re a full-time student at a designated learning institution (DLI), you’re enrolled in a post-secondary academic, vocational or professional training program or a secondary-level vocational training program (Quebec only), your study program is of at least 6 months in duration and leads to a degree, diploma or certificate, your study permit states that you can work off campus, your studies have commenced and if you have a Social Insurance Number (SIN).

If you’re a part-time student you can work off campus only if you meet all of the above mentioned requirements and if you’re only studying part-time, instead of full-time, because you’re in the last semester of your study program and you don’t need a full course load to complete your program and because you were a full-time student in your program in Canada until your last semester.

You can work for 20 hours per week while your study term is going on and you can work full-time in Canada for any authorized employer when on a scheduled break.

When can I call my spouse to Canada?

You can call your spouse to Canada once you receive your study permit for Canada. Your spouse can apply for spouse dependent work permit once you get your study permit. Your spouse can apply for spouse visa only after you land in Canada and as soon as your studies commence.

Can my parents/relative apply for Visitor Visa with my sponsor letter?

Yes, your parents/relatives can apply for visitor visa with your sponsor letter.

What types of courses/programs do Canadian Institutes offer?

Canadian Institutes offer a wide range of programs/courses at various academic levels such as Bachelor’s, Advance Diploma, Diploma, Post Graduate Certificate, Certificate, Master’s, Co-op programs, Pathway programs, etc.

What’s the processing time for Canada Student Visa?

For Canada student visa via the Student Direct Stream, the processing time is of 25 working days approximately while for the Non-SDS stream, the processing time can be of 45 working days or more.

What are the basic academic requirements and IELTS/PTE/Duolingo requirements to apply for Canada?

For under-graduate programs, a minimum of 6 bands overall in IELTS or its equivalent in PTE or Duolingo English Test is required. For post-graduate programs, the requirement is of overall 6.5 bands in IELTS or its equivalent in PTE or Duolingo English Test and no less than 6 bands in each of the modules. For master’s programs, overall a minimum of 7 bands is required in IELTS or its equivalent in PTE or Duolingo English Testwith no less than 6 bands in each of the modules. Certain institutions may allow a candidate with overall 6.5 bands in IELTS or its equivalent in PTE or Duolingo English Test with at least 5.5 bands in each of the modules. (Generally, a minimum PTE score of 85 to 90 or a Duolingo score of 105 to 130 is required to apply for Canada). However, requirements may vary depending upon the choice of your institution and study program/course.

How long does it take for onshore students and international students to receive the offer letter from a Canadian Institute?

Onshore candidates receive an offer letter from a Canadian Institute in a lesser period as compared to international students. Onshore students can get an offer letter in approximately 4 to 5 weeks while international students can get the same in approximately 6 to 7 weeks.

What are the requirements to apply for Canada Student Visa?

The basic requirements to apply for Canada student visa are academic documents, passport, IELTS/Duolingo score and an experience letter in case the candidate has changed his/her field of work or has a gap in between his/her studies.

Is it safe to apply for Canada Student Visa with the help of www.canadastudentsvisa.com?

Yes, it’s absolutely safe to apply for Canada student visa through www.canadastudentsvisa.com as it’s an authorized consultant and service provider with 19+ years of experience. One can conveniently apply online for his/her admission and student visa for Canada with the help of this online service portal.

Can onshore students apply for admission here?

Yes, definitely. Onshore students can apply for admission at Canadastudentsvisa.com by visiting Admissions open for onshore students where they can find detailed information.

What is the difference between SDS and NON-SDS Program?

The Student Direct Stream (SDS) is a faster processing stream introduced by IRCC for international students who’re applying to study in Canada at a post-secondary DLI (Designated Learning Institution). Only candidates who reside in China, India, Morocco, Pakistan, Philippines, Senegal or Vietnam are eligible to apply under SDS. Applications filed under SDS take about 25 working days approximately to get processed. For SDS a student needs to have their IELTS with overall 6.0 band with each module 6.0 and they should have paid one year tuition fee payment along with GIC.

Non-SDS applications are processed in about 45 working days approximately and candidates have to provide more details and documentation as compared to SDS.

Non-SDS candidates are those who have 5.5 or less than that in any of the module in IELTS. They still needs to pay one-year tuition fee payment along with GIC. Some colleges may accept one semester tuition fee payment and they can keep their file in Non SDS. The rejection chances are more In Non-SDS profile.

How to apply for admission or visa on Canada Students Visa website?

Our website’s APPLY NOW page helps you to apply for admission at various Canadian institutions as well as student visa for Canada. In case you already have an offer letter from any registered Canadian educational institution, you can directly begin with the Canada student visa application process here. For detailed process, check out the How to Apply section.

Where can I find the list of colleges and universities in Canada?

You can check out the list here – CANADA INSTITUTES. We at canadastudentsvisa.com have tie-ups with 100+ Canadian institutions. You can also use the search section given on the homepage to search for specific programs/courses and institutes.

What’s the process to apply for admission in Canada and student visa for Canada through Canadastudentsvisa.com?

Choose your preferred Canadian colleges/universities, fill up the apply now form. Post the submission, our team will get in touch with you to discuss your profile and further process.

What are the minimum tuition fees in Canadian Institutes?

The minimum tuition fees in Canadian institutes range around 15000 CAD to 18000 CAD, although it can vary from institution to institution.

What if my Canada Student Visa gets rejected?

In case your Canada student visa gets rejected, you can apply for CAIPS notes in order to successfully reapply while aiming for visa approval. You can call us on +919601603687 (INDIA NUMBER) or +16474958158 (CANADA NUMBER) or you can mail your CAIPS requirements to us on info@canadastudentsvisa.com

Can I apply for study permit extension?

Yes, in case your study permit’s validity term is nearing its expiry date, you can apply for study permit extension 30 days prior to the date of such expiry. The processing time for Canada study permit extension is of about 48 days approximately. You can call us on +919601603687 (INDIA NUMBER) or +16474958158 (CANADA NUMBER) or you can mail your queries regarding study permit extension on info@canadastudentsvisa.com

How many backlogs do Canadian Institutions accept?

Each college of University has their own requirements to accept the backlogs. Eg : Some Colleges accept only 5 backlogs where some of them allow more than 20 backlogs. There are also colleges/universities which do not accept backlog at all. So there is no specific answer to this question, it depends upon your profile and according to that we can suggest you the Colleges/Universities.

How many years of study gap can be acceptable?

A study gap of no more than 5 years can be acceptable for studying in Canada. Students must have experience to fill such a study gap and as such, accepting a study gap or not, totally depends upon the institution where you have applied or want to apply for admission.

How can Canada Students Visa help me with my study in Canada dream?

We can help you get admission at your preferred Canadian institution and get enrolled in your choice of study program/course. In addition, we can facilitate your need to get a Canada student visa with the help of our experts.

What are the services provided by Canada Students Visa?

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