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Visas and Immigration

Studying in Canada

In the province of Ontario, anyone under the age of majority, which is 18 years of age in Ontario, is considered to be a “minor child.”

Are my children required to have a Study Permit in order to study in Canada?

“Your accompanying children may attend school in Canada. You must apply for their study permit at the same time as your application. If they intend to join you later, they must obtain a study permit before coming to Canada.” 

Minor children who do not need a Study Permit to study in Canada:

Length of time a study permit is valid:

Note:

“If a minor child is with parents who have long-term study or work permits, the child’s study permit should be valid for the same length of time as: