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Canada Study Visa

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STUDENT DIRECT STREAM (SDS)

The Student Direct Stream (SDS) Program is a program that will speed up the processing for the full-time studies attending universities and colleges in Canadain just 20 calendar days if the following eligibility is met.

HIGHLIGHTS OF STUDENT DIRECT STREAM:-

A legal resident living in 1 of the following countries: 

  • China

  • India

  • Morocco

  • Pakistan

  • Philippines

  • Senegal

  • Vietnam

If you live anywhere other than 1 of the countries listed above (even if you’re a citizen of one of the countries above), you must apply through the regular study permit application process.

  • Applicants must live outside Canada at the time of application

  • Acceptance letter from a designated learning institution in Canada

  • Copy of your upfront medical exam confirmation document

  • GIC from one of Canada’s participating banks of $10,000. A GIC is a Canadian investment that has a guaranteed rate of return for a fixed period of time.

  • Proof that you’ve paid the tuition fees for your first year of study

  • Test to show intermediate proficiency in English or French (CLB7)

  • Valid academic qualification proofs

 

There should be an online application as paper application is not acceptable for the Student Direct Stream. The fees for applying online are $150.

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED FOR SDS APPLICATION

  • Complete the application form 

  • Online Submission of the application 

  • Biometrics to be done 

  • On the approval of the application a letter of introduction is issued which needs to be shown to the officer when you arrive in Canada 

Or

 

An electronic travel authorization or a visitor visa (temporary resident visa), depending on which you need to enter Canada

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

If the applicant has aspouse or common-law partnerand dependent children their visa application will also be processed faster along with your application process.

  • visitor visa

  • work permit

  • study permit

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