Before you can study in Canada you will need:
- To apply and be accepted into a designated learning institute
(All primary and secondary schools in Canada are automatically designated)
- Letter of acceptance from a designated learning institute – The Designated Learning Institution number (DLI) will also be required.
- The money needed to finances your study and living expenses for you and any accompanying family member
- Money for return travel, for you and your accompanying family member
- No criminal record and not be a risk to the security of Canada. (A police certificate may be required)
- Be in good health (A medical examination may be carried out if necessary.
- Satisfy an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your authorized stay.
Documents Needed for Application
- Letter of Acceptance
- Proof of identity – this can be either a passport or a travel document
- Evidence of financial support – this can be in the form of:
- Money within a Canadian bank account under your name
- Evidence of a student/education loan from a financial institution;
- Bank statements from the past four months;
- A bank draft in convertible currency;
- Evidence of payment of tuition and accommodation fees;
- A letter from the individual or institute supporting you financially
- If you have been awarded a scholarship or are in a Canadian-funded educational program, then proof of funding that has been from within Canada is needed