Student Direct Stream

Start Early- Faster Processing times

Legal residents of certain countries are eligible for a faster processing, usually 20 calendar days, of their study permit. Eligibility for SDS is as follows;

Student should be resident of China, India, Morocco, Pakistan, the Philippines, Senegal, Vietnam

Should be accepted in a post-secondary designated learning institution

Should have proof of payment of tuition fee for first year of study

Should have a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) of CAN$10,000

May need a medical exam done, before application

May need police certificate, before application

Should have the most recent secondary or post-secondary school transcript(s)

Should have a language test result with:

a score of 6.0 or higher in each skill (reading, writing, speaking and listening) on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or

a Test d’évaluation de français (TEF) score that is equal to a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of at least 7 in each skill (reading, writing, speaking and listening)