What should be my checklist before moving to Canada?
The study visa procedure Canada includes the following steps to be followed: 1) Attend a counseling session with your local higher education consultants and find out your options related to study destination, courses, recommended institutions and the fee structure. Then, you are to obtain a letter of acceptance from an institute in Canada imparting higher education. 2) Students get Canadian study visa application form from the official website of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada or by contacting the Canadian embassy or consulate in your home country. If you are from a designated country, you will be required to obtain a temporary residence permit. 3) For getting your application package from the CIC website, you will be required to answer to a few questions about yourself that would establish the minimum qualifying criteria for issuance of application. 4) On your eligibility being established, you will receive online, a personal checklist, valid for 60 days that would enable you to Study in Canada. Keep a printed copy of this page that shows information such as application guide, estimated amount of fees, and list of documents to be submitted along with the application. 5) For submission of your application online, create a My CIC account in which you will be required to enter your personal checklist code. Thereafter, you will receive your personal document checklist after which you will be allowed to upload and send your documents to CIC. After completing the documents and applications form and on payment of the required fees, you are to submit your completed application form to CIC.