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

Learn about study permit extensions Visit the study permit extension page
When to apply It's recommended that you apply 3 to 4 months before your current study permit expires

$150.00 CAD and

$85.00 CAD for biometrics, if applicable

Processing time Check this website for weekly updates 
How to apply

You must apply from within Canada.


Do not apply through the “IRCC Portal”. Study permit extensions must be submitted through the “IRCC Secure Account”.

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.