What is a student visa for citizens of Sri Lanka ?
Sri Lankan nationals can study in Canada with a certain kind of visa known as a student visa. The formal term for it is a "Study Permit." Being accepted by a Canadian educational institution is the first step towards obtaining a Canadian Study Permit.
Student Canada visa fee for Sri Lanka
The student visa will cost around CAD 150 per student visa (Single or Multiple entries).
Each person must pay 85 CAD for the biometrics fee.
Students Canada Visa requirement for Sri Lankan Citizens
- Acceptance to a Canadian University : A letter of admittance from a recognized Canadian educational institution is required.
- Financial Support : You must show that you have enough money to pay for the costs of living, tuition, and round-trip transportation.
- Study Plan : You must submit a detailed study plan that details the curriculum and path of study you want to take in Canada.
- If you are an eligible temporary resident, you need to convince the Canadian immigration officials that your main goal is to study there and that you plan to return to Sri Lanka after your studies are over.
- Medical Examination : You may need to have a medical examination performed by a panel physician who has been approved.
Steps to apply for a Student Canadian visa for Sri Lankan nationals
Contact Arabiers and request for help with the Canada Student Visa.
Specify your travel dates to and from Canada or the scheduled semester you want to start in Canada.
Prepare the necessary documents demonstrating your eligibility for a student Canada visa for Sri Lankan.
Our Arabiers team will handle the online application process for the Canada visa application form for Sri Lanka nationals.
Following submission, the Arabiers team will arrange an appointment with the Canada visa center Sri Lanka or VAC (Visa Application Centre - Colombo). A physical visit to the VAC is necessary for fingerprinting and photo (biometrics).
Arabiers will inform you after your visa has bee issued. Come collect your passport.
Get ready to study in Canada.
Validity period of Student Canada Visa for Sri Lankan
The validity period of a student visa, which is sometimes referred to as a study permit in Canada, might change based on several reasons. The Study Permit is normally granted for the length of your chosen study program plus an extra ninety days. The following are some crucial things to think about :
Your study program's duration is the main element affecting the duration of your study permit. For instance, your study permit can be granted to you for the whole term of a four-year bachelor's degree program.
Extra 90 Days
A Study Permit normally comes with an extra 90 days in addition to the program duration. You can use this time to get ready to depart Canada or, if needed, request for an extension of your stay.
You must request a study permit extension if your program lasts longer than you had planned or if you want to continue studying in Canada after your original agreement expires.
Post-Graduation Work Permit
If you meet certain requirements, you may be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) after finishing your studies in Canada. After graduation, the PGWP permits you to work in Canada for a predetermined amount of time.