Student Direct Stream (SDS).

  • Provide a copy of a letter of acceptance to a Canadian Designated Learning Institution (DLI). A DLI is a school approved by the provincial or territorial government to host international students;
  • Proof of valid language test results completed within 2 years of the date of application, showing either: an IELTS score of 6 or higher in each language skill; or a TOEF score equivalent to a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of at least 7 for each language ability.
  • Present proof of completion of the applicant’s upfront medical exam;
  • Prove that they have a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) of $ 10,200. The GIC is a document issued by a bank or financial institution to prove investment of money into an assett or purchase. Eligible GICs are issued from financial institutions listed on the Canadian Deposit Insurance Company website;
  • Prove that the tuition fees for the first year of study have already been paid;
  • Most recent secondary or post-secondary educational transcript.
  • Submit the application at a Visa Application Centre (VAC).