Study Abroad

Every year, over 130,000 international students choose to study at Canadian universities. In addition to a high-quality education system, Canada also provides numerous possibilities and a vibrant culture. Research, scientific publications, and international collaborations are three of the main aspects that Canada and its academic institutions focus on.

To study in Canada, you will need a Study Permit. A study permit is a document we issue that allows foreign nationals to study at designated learning institutions (DLI) in Canada. Most foreign nationals need a study permit to study in Canada. 

If you live in China, India, Morocco, Pakistan, the Philippines, Senegal, or Vietnam? You might be able to get your study permit faster by applying online through the Student Direct Stream.

You may be able to get your study permit faster through the Student Direct Stream (SDS).

Canadian govt. tries to process most SDS applications within 20 calendar days. However, some applications may take longer.

To get faster processing, you must

  • give your biometrics as soon as possible.
  • meet all the eligibility requirements.
Check for Eligibility