A study permit is a document issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), which can be obtained through an application submitted to a Canadian embassy or consulate abroad. Applicants who need visa to enter Canada will be issued, along with a study permit, a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), which serves solely to allow the foreign national enter Canada.
To be eligible to the self-employed person program, you need to satisfy to the following main requirements:
Obtain a letter of acceptance from a Canadian Designated Learning Institution
Provide evidence that you have enough funds to pay for the first year of tuition and living expenses as well as return transportation
Satisfy Canadian immigration authorities that you will leave Canada at the end of the period authorized by the study permit
Be admissible to Canada
To get a Canadian study permit, you must first apply to a designated learning institute. Once accepted, you may proceed to apply for a study permit. Along with the application itself, you will be required to submit certain documentation, as well as meet all requirements set by the Canadian government.
You will need to file Form IMM 1249. This immigration visa form is used by individuals who want to file for an extension of their study permit in Canada. Individuals submit form IMM 1249 to change conditions or to extend their stay in Canada as students. This application is for temporary residents who reside currently reside in Canada as students.