From immigration to employment, learn about what you need to know to legally study or work in Canada.

Meet with our Immigration Advisors! We advise international students on a wide range of issues, ranging from immigration to employment.

If you have questions about:

  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRV) (entry visa)
  • Study Permit
  • Off-Campus Work Permit
  • Co-op Work Permit
  • Post Graduation Work Permit
  • Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • Individual Tax Number (ITN)

Book an appointment today or drop by the office (IC 349) during drop-in hours.


Study Permits

To study in Canada legally, you will need a study permit, and/or a temporary resident visa, though not everyone must have these documents. A study permit is also referred to as a “student visa”.

Work Permit

One of the advantages of choosing to study in Canada is that you are allowed to get Canadian work experience while you are here!  Some types of work require that you have a permit in order to work legally. 

Temporary Resident Visa (TRV)

To enter Canada as an international student in addition to study permit, you need to have either a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV or Visa) or an electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)* depending on yo

Permanent Residency

permanent resident is someone who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada and has access to social benefits including health care coverage, the right to live, work or study anywhere in Canada and apply for C