Studying in Canada
To study in Canada, you may need a visitor visa and/or a study permit
- The University of Toronto Mississauga is a Designated Learning Institution. You may need to include our Designated Learning Institution number (DLI #) on certain documents: O19332746152 (note the DLI# starts with the letter O not zero).
- If you already have a study permit, you must ensure it is valid.
- Find out what you need before you apply for a study permit in Canada.
- Find out if you can study in Canada.
- Find out if you need an eTA or a visitor (temporary resident) visa before you plan to come to Canada.
- Discover how to apply, where to get application forms and guides, and what documents to provide with your application.
- Submit a request for an amendment to your study permit to apply for a Social Insurance Number
- Include a Custodianship Declaration (IMM 5646) with your study permit application if you are less than 17 years of age and studying in Canada without a parent or legal (see Instruction Guide IMM 5552).
- Processing times vary depending on the Canadian visa office where you submitted your application.
- Find out what you should do after you apply for a study permit.
- Be prepared and know what to expect when you arrive in Canada.
- Apply to extend your study permit at least 30 days before your current permit expires.
- If your study permit has expired, you may be able to apply to restore your status as a student within 90 days of losing your student status.