Study in Canada

You will need a study permit to study in Canada. However, a study program shorter than 6 month would be exception. It is not a difficult process if done right.

You need to have an offer of admission from a Canadian DLI (Designated Learning Institution). In short, Canada has several great universities. For example, McGill University, University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, Brock University etc. Further, there are some great colleges such as Conestoga college, Centennial college to name a few.

You can work up to 20 hours per week while being on a study permit. There are few mistakes you should avoid. Additionally, your should also pay close attention to important steps after approval of a study permit.

Why study in Canada?

Canada’s reputation as a safe country and the quality of Canadian education system attract international students in Canada.

Canada is known for its quality and standard of education. Canadian culture is open and welcoming. There were almost 600,000 international students in Canada in 2018 (CBIE). Further, 60% of international students had planned to apply for a permanent resident visa. From 2010 to 2018, the international students increased by 154% and still growing.

Quality of Education

96% of international students recommend Canada as a study destination (CBIE).

What is the govt. processing fee?

For one applicant, application processing fee is $150. The biometrics fee is $85 (if applicable).

Canadian Experience

After study, you may be eligible for a post graduate work permit (PGWP) for up to 3 years.

Faster Processing Time

Faster processing under SDS (Student Direct Stream) for India, China, Pakistan, Philippines, Morocco, Senegal, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Vietnam.
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Few important points to keep in mind!

Success rate in Canadian study permit application varies. In other words, it largely depends on how the file is presented.
  • Firstly, stay away from unauthorized agents/consultants.
  • Do not submit any false information or documents.
  • Further, program choice is extremely important.
  • You may also get an interview phone call.

Affordable Service Fee

Our service fee starts from $0*

We believe in greater transparency and excellent service quality; therefore decided to share the study permit pricing details publicly on our website. You have the ultimate flexibility to upgrade to our professional services at any time. Not only that, if you decide not to avail our services after obtaining the immigration consultation, no further charges will apply.

Our clients have access to their complete application before submission and can request a copy of the full application at a later date. We maintain a great degree of transparency with our clients building a stronger bond of trust. Please note, below pricing is for our services only. Any third party fee, DLI application fee and IRCC fees are not included.

EDUCATION
Regular $249
$0Conditions Apply
  • You apply with guidance from our education experts
  • DLI Application
  • GIC & Tuition Assistance
  • General Checklist
  • Document Samples
  • Completeness Check
  • Education Consultation
  • Immigration Consultation
  • Comprehensive Review
  • SOP - 7 point Check
  • Immigration Forms
  • Submission Letter
  • One $0 Resubmission
  • One GCMS Notes Coupon
  • Address Past Refusals
LIMITED
Regular $499
$499Review Only
  • You apply with guidance from our immigration counsel
  • DLI Application
  • GIC & Tuition Assistance
  • Customized Checklist
  • Document Samples
  • Completeness Check
  • Education Consultation
  • 2 Immigration Consultations
  • Comprehensive Review
  • SOP Feedback
  • Immigration Forms
  • Submission Letter
  • One $0 Resubmission
  • One GCMS Notes Coupon
  • Address Past Refusals
PROFESSIONAL
Regular $1149
$749with YCI LOA
  • Our licensed immigration counsel will represent your application
  • DLI Application
  • GIC & Tuition Assistance
  • Customized Checklist
  • Document Samples
  • Completeness Check
  • Education Consultation
  • Immigration Consultation
  • Comprehensive Review
  • SOP Improvements
  • Immigration Forms
  • Submission Letter
  • One $0 Resubmission
  • One GCMS Notes Coupon
  • Address Past Refusals
PRO PLUS
Regular $1399
$999with YCI LOA
  • Our licensed immigration counsel will represent your application
  • DLI Application
  • GIC & Tuition Assistance
  • Customized Checklist
  • Document Samples
  • Completeness Check
  • Education Consultation
  • Immigration Consultation
  • Comprehensive Review
  • SOP Improvements
  • Immigration Forms
  • Submission Letter
  • One $0 Resubmission
  • One GCMS Notes Coupon
  • Address Past Refusals
Policy Update
We will be unable to accept new study permit cases for our 'Professional' plan where the admission is not through us. This does not affect the applicants where DLI agent change is possible. Students applying with an LOA for a master's degree program in the below listed universities are exempt from this policy change:
University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, McGill University, University of Waterloo, University of Alberta and Université de Montréal.
Study Permit Process Summary

Conditions for our EDUCATION plan

After carefully reviewing our internal data, data from partner organisations and the Government of Canada, we have set out below eligibility requirements to qualify for our services under the EDUCATION plan.
  • Have been accepted into a DLI by applying through yciCanada and has paid the full first year tuition fee
  • Letter of acceptance must not have any conditions (unconditional LOA)
  • Not have an educational gap of more than 5 years
  • Below 26 years in age for undergraduate studies and below 33 years in age for graduate studies
  • Applying under SDS category
  • Pursuing an education field relevant to past education and/or experience
  • Pursuing an education level that is higher than the past education level
  • Must be a first time applicant without any past refusals from any country (including Canada, USA, UK, New Zealand, Australia etc.)

Why yciCanada for your Study Permit Application

We know there are many unauthorised and unqualified competitors providing immigration services. We take pride in keeping our services affordable without compromising on quality and transparency.
  • At yciCanada, all immigration services including application submissions are provided by members of The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC), formerly ICCRC, authorized by Canadian immigration law
  • Absolutely no hidden fees; all terms, conditions, payments and service details in the study permit pricing will be clearly outlined in the retainer agreement before you pay us
  • All fees are in Canadian Dollars (we will not surprise you with a bill in USD) and we follow Bank of Canada exchange rates for currency conversions when needed
  • We take your privacy and information very seriously and will not use your identifiable details for marketing and promotions (we do not post your visa photo on social medial, LOL)
  • We will help you in getting your application documented properly giving you a stronger foundation for future immigration applications including extensions, work permits, PR and citizenship

FAQs

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Study in Canada

Some applications are very straight forward and some require more explanation. A submission letter is written by our authorized immigration counsel after carefully reviewing your information and documents. We try to predict the weak points in your application and advocate for a positive decision on your behalf. We cite the applicable sections in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, Ministerial Instructions, procedure manuals, case law depending on the strengths and weaknesses of your application.

SOP or study plan is a crucial document in your application. It is just like a one on one chat where you address the possible shortcomings of your application and explain how studying in Canada is the best next step for you. Our SOP review is a 4 stage process. In the first stage, we ask you to have a rough draft and answer some basic questions. Then we will help you putting this together based on your profile (second stage). In the third stage, our immigration counsel will review and help to address any immigration related concerns. Finally, our communication team will proofread and share with you for your review and approval.

A general checklist includes the required and non required documents that are likely to help you in strengthening your application. You may or may not have all the documents from checklist. A customized checklist is tailored specifically for you and help you in identifying alternate documents and/or letters of explanation in lieu of primary documents, if needed.

We review IRCC requirements and obtain the latest and country specific immigration forms. We complete all the immigration forms based on the information collected from the clients and share original forms for their review and approval. Some forms require signatures and some don’t. We will professionally guide you throughout the whole process.

Immigration forms are very crucial and may require extensive discussion especially if you are a working professional, have been involved in politics and public services or have study gap. Will help you in understanding possible future requirements based on the current rules to keep information accurate and consistent in all applications. This would be very helpful when you are applying for a post-graduate work permit (PGWP) and PR application.

This includes significant background work and we do not compromise on quality. Therefore, this is not included in our Basic plan for study permit pricing.

Immigration consultation is delivered by an authorized immigration counsel (RCIC) only and you are welcome to join with your family members. Majority of the times, immigration consultations are delivered virtually over the Zoom or Microsoft Teams platform. Please visit our immigration consultation page for more details. Immigration consultation is included in our study permit pricing except for the Basic plan.

During education consultation we help you in clarifying any doubts you may have regarding your preferred program/s. We offer alternative program options if your preferred options are unavailable for any reason. In majority of the cases the education consultation is delivered through the email communication to accommodate time zone differences.

During the comprehensive review process, our authorized immigration counsel (RCIC) will review all documents to be included with the application (except the immigration forms) and highlight deficiencies and suggestions for mitigation.

During a completeness check, our authorized immigration counsel (RCIC) will review your application and advise you if your application is completed for the mandatory documents as per the section 10 of Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations. We will not be reviewing the content of your documents or forms.

DLI stands of Designated Learning Institute, which is a designation given to various colleges and universities by the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). It is important to note that you must have a letter of acceptance from a DLI before you can submit a study permit application. Please click here for the full list of DLIs that we currently have on our panel. If the DLI of your preference is not on this list, please contact us and we will make every effort to accommodate your request.

During DLI application process, our admission team will carefully evaluate your profile and documents against the current eligibility criteria at the time of application and submit your application. Some DLIs send you the confirmation emails and some don’t. Rest assured, our admission team continuously monitor all the communication with DLIs and we aim to notify you within 2 business days about any updates on your application and decision.

In majority of cases, the GIC and Tuition fee payment follow a very similar path. We can either provide you instructions on how to make GIC and Tuition fee payment specific for your DLI. Alternatively, we could set up your accounts where applicable and give you a copy of instruction letter that you could take to your bank to process the payment.

That depends on the context of why the application was refused. Canada has information (including biometric details) sharing agreement with many countries. If you previous refusal remain unaddressed it may adversely affect your application outcome. If you failed to provide details on your refusal from other countries you may also risk a 5 year ban due to misrepresentation.

We will review your refusal documents to help in better understanding the refusal reasons and then interview with you to explore what additional information and/or documents we can provide you with the new application. If you don’t have any documents related to your refusals, we can help you in requesting a copy directly from IRCC through our getGCMS service at a subsidized fee. We can also provide a custom study permit pricing quote if you have more than one refusals.