Tutorial: How to extend your study permit from within Canada

Step-by-step instructions, required documents, and other important information about extending your study permit from within Canada.

1. Overview of the process

When to apply It's recommended that you apply 3 to 4 months before your current study permit expires
Cost $150
Processing time Check this website for weekly updates 
How to apply

You must apply from within Canada.


Important: Applying by paper is not recommended. Please contact an International Student Advisor to discuss your reasons for applying by paper and to receive the IRCC mailing address.

Form name

Download the Change Conditions, Extend my Stay or Remain in Canada as a Student [IMM5709] form.

Note: To avoid delays with your application, always download the most current form from the IRCC website.