In most cases, you must apply for a study permit before you come to Canada. You will need to have your letter of acceptance from Alpha International Academy before applying for your study permit. All the process can be made online through the Government of Canada Official Website (http://www.cic.gc.ca).
You will also need:
There are a few eligibility requirements that you have to meet in order to apply for your study permit. You can study in Canada if you:
While studying in Canada you must make progress towards completing your program, respect any conditions listed on your study permit, stop studying if you no longer meet the requirements and leave Canada when your permit expires.
If you need to extend your Study Permit to complete your studies you must apply for an extension either by paper or online (www.cic.gc.ca). Please note that you can not let your study permit expire. The required documents for the extension are (please check the CIC website for an updated list):
• Your valid Passport
• 3.5 x 4.5 picture with a white background
• Your current Study Permit
• Letter from the school indicating confirmation of acceptance and/or registration as a student, the program of study, start and completion date of the academic program, and any conditions of acceptance or registration
• Transcript from all previous semesters
• Tuition fee receipts
• Proof of financial support (e.g. a letter from a Canadian bank indicating your name, account balance and account number)
You have 180 days after your school issues your final marks to apply. To be eligible for the PGWP, you must have completed a study program at a designated learning institution. The program must be at least 8 months long and led to a degree, diploma or certificate. Moreover, you must have maintained a full-time status as a student in Canada during each semester of your study program.
Before you can apply for a PGWP, you’ll need the following documents:
Step 1: Make sure you have what you need
To apply online, you will need:
Step 2: Read the instruction guide
Even if you apply online, you should read CIC’s instruction guide before you complete your application.
Step 3: Prepare your answers for the online tool
Before you can upload your forms, you must answer some questions. We use your answers to create a personalized document checklist for you.
Step 4: Know the fees you have to pay
In most cases your fees will include:
Fees will be paid at the end of your application.
Make sure you pay both:
Note: Depending on your situation, you may need to pay for
Step 5: Create your online account or sign in
You can use your account to:
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