Applying for Your Initial Study Permit
Once you have received an acceptance letter from an educational institution in Canada, you should begin the process of applying for your study permit. You must apply for your initial study permit at the Canadian Embassy or Consulate located outside of Canada that serves you.
For a list of Canadian Embassies and Consulates abroad and to find out where you should send your application, refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada Website.
For information on the process of applying for your initial study permit, you should refer to this section of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website. It is also important that you check the specific website of the Canadian Embassy or Consulate where you will be applying, as they may require that you complete additional forms or provide additional documents. Click here for a list of links to Canadian Embassies and Consulates abroad.
Once your application has been approved and the visa office has returned your passport, you are able to travel to Canada. For important information about entering Canada and being issued your study permit at the port of entry, visit this section of the CIC website.