Get Your Study Permit Faster Through the Student Direct Stream
Prospective students from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines have the opportunity to provide additional information up-front and have their study permit processed faster using the Student Direct Stream (SDS).
Most Study Applications are processed within 20 days.
With additional information provided up-front, officers are able to process SDS applications more efficiently than other study permit applications.
This expansion of Student Direct Stream supports the Canadian Government’s goal of attracting students from a more diverse range of countries.
Who Can Apply
To be eligible for faster processing through the Student Direct Stream, you must:
- be a legal resident living in:
- the Philippines or