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Obtaining a study permit from the federal government

After obtaining your Québec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) for studies, you must obtain a study permit This hyperlink will open in a new window.. Study permits are issued by the Government of Canada.  

You do not have to wait for the hard copy of the CAQ to submit your study permit application. You can present the confirmation letter from the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration in your online file. 
 

Costs and time 

Visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for study permit fees This hyperlink will open in a new window. and processing times This hyperlink will open in a new window.

You may need a medical exam This hyperlink will open in a new window.. If this is your case, the Government of Canada will notify you. The government will send you the list of doctors that you can consult for this purpose.  

Last update: October 13, 2021

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