Many visitor visa holders came to Canada often wondering if they could change their visitor status into a study permit without leaving Canada meaning, applying study permit inside Canada.
As of June 1, 2014, certain foreign nationals may apply for and receive a study permit from within Canada.
Who can change from a Visitor Permit to Study Permit
WOrk and Study in CAnada
Working and studying at the same time in Canada is one of the advantages for choosing a destination as Canada. Yet there are a couple of things you should know before you can start acquiring. International students can work up to 20hrs per week, full time during the reading week without a work permit.
Work in Canada
The study Permit holder is allowed to work while studying. Further, you will also be eligible for up to 3 years of Post-Graduation Work Permit.
Work Permit for Spouse
Study Permit holder’s spouse can receive an Open Work Permit while the spouse is actively studying.
Path for Immigration
Additionally, International students with Canadian credentials and work experience will receive extra points from many immigration programs
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Q&A: Visitor Visa to Study Permit
To change your Canadian Visitor Visa Status to Study Permit (Visa), firstly you will have to complete a short-term prerequisite course. After you complete the prerequisite program, you will be eligible to apply study permit inside Canada.
Only some people can apply for a study permit from inside Canada.
- Completed a program that is required for admission to a DLI while under Visitor Status
-Your spouse, common-law partner has a valid study or work permit
-You’re an exchange student or visiting student
-You completed a short-term prerequisite course within the initial 6 months period while under Visitor Visa status
-Most importantly, IRCC officer will assess whether you have met the terms before they approve your application. Subsequently, you will have implied status. In other words, while your are waiting for your Study Permit you can legally stay in Canada even your status has expired.
International students who are eligible to apply Study Permit Inside Canada are eligible to continue studying while waiting for the approvals. However, they must cease studying if their application is refused.
Your study Permit will be sent directly to Admission Hub office from IRCC visa processing center. Hence there is no need to cross the border.
Our immigration consultants and admission team will guide you the process from the beginning to the end. Certainly from enrolling a short-term pre-requisite program to the date you obtain your study permit. Moreover you will have on-going support until you reach Permanent Residency Status.
Spouses can apply for an open work permit if their partner is an international student in Canada.
Yes. Admission Hub has been helping many international students changing Visitor Status to Study Permit. As a matter of fact, we have even helped applicants that were previously refused numerous times from an overseas Canadian Embassy Visa Section/ High Commissioner / Consulate.
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I would like to thanks Simran and all the staff worked on my study permit case. Their professionalism and dedication helped me to changed my visitor visa to study permit within 2 months. I came in Dec 2019 as as visitor and in March I got my study permit now I’m in college. Thank you again for making my dream comes true..
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