|When to apply||It's recommended that you apply 3 to 4 months before your current study permit expires|
|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.
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.
Tutorial: How to extend your study permit from within Canada
1. Overview of the process
The information in this tutorial may change
The immigration information in this tutorial has been reviewed and endorsed by Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) or Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs) in compliance with the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations. However, this is not a legal document and information may change without notice. Always refer to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for the most up-to-date information.