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Canada Immigration

Application to Study in Canada, Study Permits

The application forms below are offered in PDF format. For more information or to download the appropriate viewer, check the Help page.

This application includes the following items:
•    Document checklist [IMM 5483] (PDF, 135 KB)
•    Application for a Study Permit Made Outside of Canada [IMM 1294]  (PDF, 342 KB)
•    Family Information [IMM 5645]  (PDF, 59 KB)
•    Schedule 1 – Application for Temporary Resident Visa [IMM 5257 - Schedule 1]  (PDF, 51 KB)
•    Statutory Declaration of Common-Law Union [IMM 5409]  (PDF, 97 KB)
•    Custodian Declaration [IMM 5646]  (PDF, 1 MB)
•    Visa application photograph specifications
•    Use of a Representative [IMM 5476]  (PDF, 55 KB)
•    Instruction Guide [IMM 5269]

This application is for people who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who wish to study temporarily in Canada. A study permit is issued if the application is accepted.
A temporary resident visa may also be required. Check the list of countries and territories that require a visa.
You may be able to submit your application electronically. Consult our Online services to verify if you are eligible to submit an application electronically.
NEW: We have introduced a new Application for a Study Permit Made Outside of Canada [IMM 1294] form. It comes with additional forms and an instruction guide. Please read the guide carefully as it contains important information on how to complete the form.

All applicants must complete and sign their own individual form, including persons travelling as a family. Applicants who are under the age of 18 years must have their form signed by a parent of guardian.
Many visa offices have specific local instructions about which documents you must submit with your application. Consult the list of Canadian visa offices to find the office responsible for your country and what requirements and procedures you must follow when you apply.

All Applicants must include the fee payment. To verify acceptable methods of payment, consult the Canadian visa office website responsible for your country.

The Application for a Study Permit Made Outside of Canada [IMM 1294] form is only supported by Adobe Reader 8.1 or higher, and can be completed and saved on a computer.
Completing the form electronically is easier and reduces the risk of errors that can slow down the application process.
To ensure you submit all the pages of the form [IMM 1294] with your application package:
•    Click on the “Validate” button at the top or bottom of the form.
•    A fifth page with barcodes and a signature line will automatically be created.
•    Print, sign and date the form.
•    Place the barcode page (page 5 of 5) on the top of each individual package.

Find out more about the barcode form.

Printing Tips
•    Print on white, bond-quality and non-glossy paper
•    Use of a laser printer is recommended