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Study permits: Letters of acceptance (LOAs)

On this page Establishing acceptance to a designated learning institution (DLI) [R219(1)] Letter of acceptance (LOA) exemptions [R219(2)] Conditional letters of acceptance (LOAs) Joint programs involving more than one institution Study permit renewals Concerns about an institution Verifying letters of acceptance (LOAs) for post-secondary study permit applications and study permit extension applications Extension of LOA…
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Additional information about International Student Program reforms

Ottawa, February 5, 2024—Further information is being provided to clarify the announcement of an intake cap on new international study permit applications and other changes. International students make important contributions to Canada’s campuses, communities and economy; however, we have seen unsustainable growth in the International Student Program in recent years. These recently announced reforms will support…
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Agri-Food Pilot (AFP)

This section describes how to process applications for permanent residence submitted by applicants in the Agri-Food Pilot (AFP) Program through the paper-based or online application process. The AFP Program is an economic pilot program designed to help address the labour needs of the Canadian agri-food sector, particularly in the year-round mushroom and greenhouse crop production,…
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Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP): Persons who may apply at a port of entry

Most foreign workers must apply for a work permit from outside of Canada. A foreign national may apply for a work permit at any time before entering Canada as per section 197 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR). As per ministerial instructions (MI) 62, all applications for a work permit submitted for foreign nationals who are…
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Program delivery update: Health follow-up handout – HIV infection (for applicant)

  February 8, 2024 The Health follow-up handout: HIV infection (for applicant) is no longer required and has been removed. The handout was previously provided as part of HIV Automatic Partner Notification Policy; this policy was discontinued on July 7, 2023. Deleted instructions Health follow-up handout: HIV infection (for applicant)

Immigration Canada Revises Age Threshold for Dependents

May 3, 2017 Ottawa, ON The Government of Canada has published regulatory changes to increase the maximum age of a dependent child which will allow more families to stay together. This change showcases the Government’s commitment to family reunification. The new age limit of under 22 will come into effect this fall, on Octobe 24,…
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