How to Apply for a Study Permit

If the length of your program is 6 months or more you will require a study permit in order to study at Okanagan College. To find out more about how to apply for your study permit please contact a Canadian embassy, consulate or High Commission serving your area or visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website. 

Step 1: Apply to Okanagan College

Follow the instructions on how to apply to the College on our website.

Step 2: Contact a Canadian visa office serving your area

To find out how to apply for a study permit in your country of residence contact a Canadian visa office serving your area.

Step 3: Collect your supporting documents

You may be required to submit additional supporting documents with your study permit letter. Make sure you visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for more information about additional documents which may be required.

If your application is approved, you will receive a Letter of Introduction from the Canadian visa office that processed your application. Make sure you carry this letter with you when you come to Canada as you will be required to show this to a Canadian Immigration Officer when you first arrive in Canada.

Applicants already in Canada

Applicants who are legally admitted to Canada as visitors or workers may be eligible to apply for a study permit from within Canada. To find out if you are eligible please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.