Student Visa and Immigration Guide!

Posted On Thursday 23 Jan 2020

When you Select to study in Canada, student visa is mandetory. A student visa will let a student to get into Canada as a student. When student arrives, Student get the study permit for studying fulltime at a recognized institute in Canada.


We know that the process may feel lengthy however Dreams Immigration is here to support you in every step. Now, let’s have a look on what types of documentation is needed to obtain Student visa.


☑ Document 1: LOA


Once you select your program, your Institute must give you a letter of acceptance. Which you will include while appling your student visa application.


☑ Document 2: Proof of identity

You must submit a valid passport or travel document, as well as two recent passport-size photos. Please include your name and date of birth on the back of both photos submitted. Also note you should have a minimum of one (1) blank page in your passport.

If you have family travelling to Canada with you, each member is also required to submit the above documents. These documents must allow you and your family to return to your home country.

☑ Document 3: Purpose of visit

This is your opportunity to state why you wish you come to Canada; to enhance your education. You may require certain information within this step such as your past education, experience, career plans and progression, and finally a language proficiency test. Accepted language tests are: IELTS and TOEFL.

☑ Document 4: Proof of financial support

You must prove you have the financial capacity to afford your international studies in Canada. You can prove your funds with:

  • Letter of support from parents, other family members or your school

  • Bank statements for the past four months

  • Balance certificates

  • Proof of set Canadian bank account in your name

  • Documentation of a student loan (including bank loan or school scholarship)

  • Proof of tuition and housing payments

  • Source of income of the sponsor


☑ Document 5: Letter of explanation

The intention for this letter is for the receiver to understand your purpose or study plan. In fact, it’s an opportunity to explain why it is you want to study in Canada and what makes you a great candidate. It’s important to acknowledge the responsibilities as an international student as well. If you have a gap in your studies, low grades or have chosen a different program than your previous area of education, this is the document through which you can explain and give rationale to the visa officer.

☑ Document 6: Travel history

You must share both yours and your parents travel history outside your country of residence.


☑ Document 7: Ties to home country

Though not a document, it is a section in the study permit application. Here, you must show your economical and emotional incentive to return to your home country after completion of studies.


☑ Personal Documents

Additional documents are dependent entirely on the requirements of your country. Some countries are exempt from certain documents, however you may have to provide the following:

  • Biometrics

  • Police Clearance

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Birth Certificate

  • Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

Important Note: All documents submitted for a Canadian study permit must be translated in English.


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