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The most difficult Canada Study Visa requirement

Jun 09, 2023

Canada Visa

Every year, thousands of African students apply for visas to study in Canada, but only 30- 50% are approved. In contrast to the United Kingdom, Canada visa requirements are not as straightforward, particularly when it comes to what the embassy wants to see as proof of funds.

Students frequently assume that having 100 million in a bank account or showing that you have so much money is sufficient. Of course, having funds in your bank account is vital, but the visa officer is more interested in how the funds were obtained and whether the monies are consistent. We've seen applications with 100 thousand dollar bank statements refused while applications with 20,000 dollar bank statements were approved.

Another crucial criteria for prospective students is documentation that they will return to their home country after their studies. This makes little sense, especially because the government has stated that you can seek for permanent residence after completing your education. This is an ambiguous requirement, particularly when proving a future intention. It is critical to understand that simply saying that you will return home after your studies may not satisfy this criteria. You must illustrate why you will return home, something most students find difficult to establish.

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Below are the steps you need to take in other to apply for Canada Study Visa

Apply for admission: Once you have chosen a program and institution, follow their application process and apply for admission. Ensure that you meet the academic requirements and submit all the necessary documents requested by the institution.

Pay the tuition fees: If your application for admission is successful, pay the required tuition fees to the educational institution. Keep the payment receipts as they will be needed for your study visa application.

Gather the required documents: Collect all the documents required for your study visa application, which may include:

  • Valid passport: Ensure your passport is valid for the duration of your planned stay in Canada.
  • Letter of acceptance: Obtain an official acceptance letter from your chosen educational institution.
  • Proof of funds: Show that you have sufficient funds to cover your tuition fees, living expenses, and return transportation. This can be in the form of bank statements, scholarship letters, or financial guarantees.
  • English/French language proficiency: Provide test results of language proficiency exams like IELTS, TOEFL, or CELPIP.
  • Educational transcripts and certificates: Submit your academic records, including diplomas, degrees, or certificates.

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