Documents required for processing Canadian Student Visa
You will need to decide to apply for a visa either through General system (Non SPP), or SPP (Student Partners Program). Under the SPP framework, there are strict deadlines for submitting the completed application form along with supporting documents in the prescribed format and order.
• Letter of acceptance of studies from the Canadian institution.
• Confirmation of payment of first semester fee received from the college. (This is approximately Rs. 4.5 lacs).
• Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC), showing secured email confirmation for the payment of living expenses. This is usually CAD $10,280 which is approximately Rs. 6 lacs (Subject to change).
• Medical Examination Form (IMM1017) from Designated Medical Practitioners (GMP).
• Study Permit Student Questionnaire.
• Family Information Form (IMM 5645E).
• IELTS score card. An overall IELTS score of 6.0 is required.
An overall score of at least 6.5 is required. Very few colleges accept a score of IELTS 6.0.
• Availability of bank loan from approved banks or savings account funds for meeting the tuition fee payment for the next 1 year.
• Signed consent form for the use of VFS Global services.
• Visa application fee plus VFS service charges, which is Rs.7400 + Rs.1217 = Rs.8617 (Subject to change)
• Passport size Photographs - 10 numbers
• A valid Passport, PAN card
• Academic documents (10th Marksheet, 12th Marksheet, Individual Semester Marksheets, Degree certificates)
• A written statement for any gaps in between education
• Proof of work experience if applicable (e.g. experience letter, recent payslips, IT returns)
• Other financial supporting documents (e.g. share certificates, Mutual fund statements, Insurance surrender values, Parent’s IT returns for 2 years, FDs, PF, PPF, agricultural income pro
Canada Students Partnership Program (SPP)
The Canada in India Student Partners Program (SPP) is a joint pilot project between Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s visa offices in India, and the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC).
Below is a current list of participating Canadian colleges:
• Algonquin College, Ontario
• Bow Valley College, Alberta
• Cambrian College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• Camosun College, British Columbia
• Centennial College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• College of New Caledonia, British Columbia
• College of the Rockies, British Columbia
• Columbia College, British Columbia
• Conestoga College, Ontario
• Confederation College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• Douglas College, British Columbia
• Durham College, Ontario
• Fanshawe College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• George Brown College, Ontario
• Georgian College of Arts & Technology, Ontario
• Grant MacEwan University, Alberta
• Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Ontario
• Kwantlen Polytechnic University, British Columbia
• Lambton College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• Marine Institute of Memorial University, Newfoundland
• Medicine Hat College, Alberta
• Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• Niagara College, Ontario
• North Island College, British Columbia
• Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Alberta
• Northern College, Ontario
• Northern Lights, British Columbia
• Okanagan College, British Columbia
• Red River College of Applied Arts, Science & Technology, Manitoba
• Selkirk College, British Columbia
• Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Ontario
• St-Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
• St. Lawrence College, Ontario
• University of The Fraser Valley, British Columbia
• Vancouver Island University, British Columbia
• Vancouver Community College, British Columbia
What are the advantages of applying student visa under SPP scheme?
• Fast visa processing (5 to 10 working days)
Visa application deadline under SPP is 1st August for Sep Intake.
Visa application deadline under SPP is 1st December for Jan Intake.
• Quality of the institutions is assured.
• Less documents required for visa.
Canada PR Immigration Process for skilled workers – Express Entry
Express Entry is a points-based immigration system that helps to identify the right candidates for Canadian employers and to speed up the immigration process.
Candidates who are interested to immigrate to Canada must determine their eligibility before entering the process. CampusUK's experienced visa team will review your details and let you know provisionally whether you are eligible for the program or not. You can then move to the next level of the process through making an expression of interest by creating your profile. Creating your profile will help potential employers to identify your skills and knowledge, and determining your suitability for the job roles.
A comprehensive ranking system (CRS) assesses and ranks the candidate’s eligibility based on skills and experience, in consideration for the employers for sending letter of invitation (ITA).
The below visa categories can be processed through Express Entry:
• The federal skilled worker class (FSW)
• The federal skilled trades class (FST)
• The Canadian experience class (CEC)
• The provincial nominee class programs (PNP)
• Quebec skilled worker Program
• Family class program
There are up to 600 points available under the system for a candidate's core human capital and skills transferability factors. Up to 600 additional points are available for additional factors (including a provincial nomination, an offer of arranged employment, and/or prior Canadian study experience etc.