December 11, 2020

Student Visa Canada

International students who want to get education in Canada need to get an admission before to give an application for a student visa. Following is the process to gain admission:

  • Choose the course and institution 
  • Fill and Submit the application form to the select institution or college online
  • Gain letter of acceptance from the education provider 
  • Get Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE) 
  • Give application for the Student Visa 

Documents Required For The Offer Letter

  • Birth and Leaving Certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Passport
  • 10th & 12th Marksheet, Credit & Trial Certificates
  • Diploma’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate
  • ITI’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate (Transcript if required)
  • Master’s Mark sheet, Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate (Transcript if required)
  • Work Experience Letter if needed
  • IELTS/PTE certificate

Visa Process

All the International students are needed to gain a Student Authorization and a Visa before going to Canada for studies and complete the requirements of the Canadian Immigration Regulations. The applicant giving an application for the visa has to give the authority a time of 2 months for the Visa to be processed.

Documents Required For Visa Application

  • Police Clearance Certificates and Medical Reports
  • Academic Certificates
  • Proof of Funds
  • Official letter of acceptance from a Canadian university, college or Technical Institute
  • College/University Fees Payment Receipt
  • G.I.C Payment Receipt or Education Loan Acceptance Letter
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Other related certificates

English Language Requirements

Programs English Test Score
Diploma programs IELTS – Overall band score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0

PTE – Overall 45; no less than 36

Bachelor’s Degree IELTS – Overall band score of 6.0,

no less than 5.5 PTE – Overall 50; no less than 45

Graduate Diploma IELTS – Overall band score of 6.5

no less than 6.0 PTE – Overall 6.5; no less than 50

Master Programs IELTS – Overall band score of 6.5;

no less than 6.0 PTE – Overall 6.5; no less than 50


A student  planning to give an application under the Student Partners Program (SPP) process needs to buy a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (G.I.C.) account and deposit  CAD$ 10,200 as a evidence of their living expense for one year in their account.

After getting the Letter of Acceptance from the college, the student is required to process for the G.I.C., which takes about 10 to 15 working days.

Initially, the student requires to make a new email id with Scotia Bank. This process takes 4 to 5 days. After that the student needs to make an installment from his/her account through a wire move and pay CAD$ 10,200 and from that CAD$ 10,000 would be deposited in their G.I.C. furthermore, CAD$ 200 is deducted as an Administration charge by Scotia Bank. 

After the installment is complete, it might take up to 3 or 4 days for the money to gain credited in the G.I.C. account. 

The student requires to take a print of the receipt of installment in G.I.C. What’s more, the receipt should be self-attested in the file while during the application of the Visa process.

When the student  lands in Canada, they are required to open a Savings account in Scotia Bank where they will gain CAD$ 2000 immediately for their living expense and the remaining amount gets moved in their account  each alternate  month in equivalent payments for their living costs in the whole year.

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