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Canada to accept incomplete Study Permit & PGWP applications

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Canada to accept incomplete Study Permit & PGWP applications | IRCC Update in COVID – 19

Until further notice, IRCC confirms to keep applications open for study permit & PGWP applicants. For International Students (Student Direct Stream – SDS): Due to the current pandemic, many international students are facing difficulty to submit complete study permit & PGWP (Post-Graduation Work permit) applications with all the mandatory documents. Hence, IRCC said files of such applicants will not be refused for non-compliance. The COVID-19 situation has led to the closure of some Visa application centres (VACs) and U.S. Application Support Centres. As a result of limited access to IRCC & Service Canada offices, study permit & PGWP applicants may not be able to take biometrics medical examination submit their original travel documents (such as passport) police certificates proof for first-year full payment of fees Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) from the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI), if applicable. Besides, they may not be able to obtain educational transcripts, Language test results due to interrupted courier services. Hence, in such cases, IRCC officers may continue to request additional documents from applicants. While deciding on the application, the officers will send a request letter, allowing the applicant 90 days to respond. Students inside Canada (Study permit extensions): Due to the closure of schools, some international may be unable to obtain and submit a letter of proof of enrollment from their DLI (Designated Learning Institute). Such applicants should submit a letter of explanation indicating that they are unable to submit the requested document due to school closure. Once they receive the required documents, they can submit it using  IRCC Webform . Students in Quebec: As a temporary measure, MIFI is by default extending the CAQs validity until December 31, 2020,  for all certificates expiring between April 30, 2020, and December 31, 2020.  However, this doesn’t apply to CAQ’s expired prior to April 30, 2020. Students applying for study permit extensions with a CAQ expiring between April 30 and December 31, should be issued a study permit valid until December 31, 2020, unless the applicant’s passport expires before this date. Post-Graduation Work permit: Due to school closures, some students may not be able to obtain a letter of completion or final transcript from their DLI. But applicants who are looking for a post-graduation work permit will have to submit a letter of explanation stating that they are unable to submit it due to school closure. However, once these documents.....

Study Permit In Canada

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Why should you apply Study Permit inside Canada?

Apply study permit inside Canada. In recent years, Canada has become one of the most popular study destinations for students around the world. There are a variety of factors that drive thousands of foreign students here to experience and explore career opportunities every year. To study in Canada, generally, students go through the standard process of applying for the study permit from their home countries. However, it is not the only way if you wish to study here.   Some students come to Canada on a visitor visa to explore the various study opportunities it has to offer. After making a decision to study here, they may want to apply for a study permit inside Canada.   Now you may be thinking, can they do so? Is it possible to apply for a study permit as a visitor in Canada?   Definitely, it is! In fact, today we are here to explain the different benefits of applying for a study permit inside Canada as a visitor. So, let’s get started!     1. Openwork permit for the spouse When you apply for a study permit inside the country, your spouse can get an open work permit. With the open work permit, they are eligible to work full time while you study.     2. One semester tuition fee When you apply for a study permit inside Canada, you don’t have to pay tuition fees for the first year of study. You can go ahead with your application after paying tuition fees for just one semester.     3. No requirement for GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) funds Students applying for a study permit from inside Canada are not needed to show proof of GIC fund. It is not mandatory.     4. Very high approval rate Another important benefit is the high chance of getting approval on your study visa application. Students applying for a study permit after coming here have a high rate of getting a positive response on their visa application.     5. IELTS is not required The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), a popular English language proficiency test is not a prerequisite if you apply for your study permit inside Canada.     6. No age criteria People inside Canada can apply for a study permit at any age. They do not have any age limitations to be eligible for studying here. You can be 30.....

Converting a study permit

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Different ways of applying for a study permit

Over the years Canada has become a hotbed for students all over the world to come and study in the land of the Great White North. International students find studying here extremely beneficial due to quality & affordable education, flexible work-study options and pathways to permanent residency. People apply to study in Canada from their home country or inside Canada. However, it’s important for prospective students to understand the differences between applying for a study permit inside Canada versus applying for a study permit outside Canada. Through this article we hope to clarify the major differences of applying for a student permit from different regions. If you’re an international student applying for a study permit from your home country, then you need to have the following requirements to be eligible: Valid IELTS score with an overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 5.5 You need to pay one year tuition fee of the program you’re enrolled into It is necessary to open a GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) account of $10200. Student has to write a letter of intent to the Canadian embassy explicitly stating that you have no intentions to settle in Canada and are only going there with the intention to study.   While you applying for a study permit from your home country is comforting, you miss out on several benefits. The first one being that  the eligibility requirements are quite strict. Moreover, if you’re above 30 years of age then the chances of being accepted by the Canadian Government is very low. The acceptance rate of study permit applications are much lower than those from inside Canada.   Many people prefer to first come to Canada on a visitor visa and then apply for a study permit. We have summarized the major differences of applying for a study permit inside Canada from outside Canada in the Infographic below: However, all visitor visa holders can apply for a study permit. The following type of visa holders are ineligible to apply for a study permit: Who have been on a visitor visa status for more than 6 months. AND/OR Who are on a visitor visa and have not enrolled for a pre-requisite English course inside Canada. These visa holders can either go back to their home country and then apply for a student visa. Or they can apply for a normal study permit inside Canada. Talk to.....