Visa Services

Kim Okran has a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant with over 5,000 successful cases on site.
We provide free seminars about visas for our students on a regular basis and give them various options to stay in Canada.

Temporary Resident Visa (Visitor Visa)

If you are citizen of certain countries, you may need a Temporary Resident Visa(TRV) to enter Canada. For a full list of visa required countries, please refer to CIC(Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

TRV Document List

  • Application fee of CAD$100 in an acceptable format
  • Application form IMM 5257
  • Family Information form IMM5645
  • IMM 5257-Schedule 1 (if applicable)
  • 2 Photos (for detailed specifications, please refer to CIC Web site)
  • Document Checklist IMM 5484
  • Proof of financial support
  • Original Passport
  • Photocopy of your valid return ticket if applicable
  • Any additional documents required by the responsible Visa office

If you want to find out where to apply, please visit here.

In some cases, you may be eligible to apply online. To determine eligibility, please go here and answer the questionnaire. The website will tell you whether you are eligible or not.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us at visa@enjoycanada.co

Study Permit

If you are planning to study in Canada, you should obtain a Study Permit prior to departing your current country of residence. However, there are few exceptions.

Who doesn’t need a study permit?

  • International student who wants to study less than 6 months
  • Kindergarten / nursery school students
  • Dependent children of valid study permit holder and/or work permit holder
  • Family member or staff member of a foreign representative to Canada
  • Member of a foreign armed force
  • Foreign nationals who are registered Indians in Canada
Study Permit Document List

  • Application fee of CAD $150 in an acceptable format
  • Application form IMM1294
  • Family Information form IMM5645
  • IMM 5257-Schedule 1 (if applicable)
  • 2 Photos (for detailed specifications, please refer to CIC Web site)
  • Document Checklist IMM 5483
  • Acceptance letter from a Designated Learning Institution
  • Proof of financial support
  • CAQ if you intend to study in Quebec
  • Study plan
  • Original Passport if you need a TRV to enter Canada
  • Photocopy of the information page of your passport if you do not need TRV
  • Any additional documents required by the responsible Visa office
  • Medical examination form (If applicable)

Kim Okran recommends a DLI only to students who wish to obtain a study permit. For full list of DLI’s, please contact us at visa@enjoycanada.co

Work Permit

There are many types of work permits in Canada. Find the best option for you!

International Experience Canada

Working Holiday Visa

Foreign nationals from certain countries can gain work experience while visiting Canada. The Working Holiday Visa is only available to young people within ages of 18 to 30 / 18 to 35 and if their initial purpose to come to Canada is to travel. So, they do not need an arranged job offer prior to coming to Canada. If foreign nationals do not speak fluent English/French, we strongly recommend taking an ESL class before seeking for a job in Canada.

Required Documents:

  • Application fee: CAD $150 + Open Work Permit Holder fee $100
  • Evidence of obtaining CAD $2500 to cover expenses at the beginning of stay
  • Resume
  • Health care insurance for the duration of stay in Canada (May need to present insurance paper at a port of entry)
  • Medical exam (If applicable)
  • Additional documents requested by Visa office

Young Professional

The Young Professionals category is designed for citizens of certain countries, particularly graduates of post-secondary educational institutions in those countries, who wish to further their careers by gaining work experience under a pre-arranged contract of employment in Canada (up to 24 months).

Young Professional work permit is only valid for one employer.

Required Documents:

  • Application fee: CAD $150
  • Evidence of obtaining CAD $2500 to cover expenses at the beginning of stay
  • A signed letter of offer or contract of employment in Canada that is related to your field of professional expertise (degree and/or work experience) and that supports your career development (progression or lateral movement)
  • Health care insurance for the duration of stay in Canada (May need to present insurance paper at a port of entry)
  • Medical exam (If applicable)
  • Additional documents requested by Visa office

International Co-op

The International Co-op (Internship) category is designed for citizens for certain countries who are registered students at a post-secondary institution in those countries and who intend to complete a work placement or internship in Canada (up to 24 months) to fulfill part of their academic curriculum.

International Co-op work permit is only valid for one employer.

Required Documents:

  • Application fee: CAD $150
  • Evidence of obtaining CAD $2500 to cover expenses at the beginning of stay
  • Evidence of registration at a post-secondary education in country of citizenship
  • A signed letter of the offer or contract for a work placement or internship in Canada that meets the requirements of your academic curriculum
  • Health care insurance for the duration of stay in Canada (May need to present insurance paper at a port of entry)
  • Medical exam (If applicable)
  • Additional documents requested by Visa office

Student Co-op Work Permit

If you plan to work while studying in Canada, there are many schools which offer Co-op programs. Co-op programs consist of in-class studying and internship. Duration varies from 12 weeks to 2 years. For more details, please contact us at info@enjoycanada.co

Full time Student at a Designated Learning Institutions (DLI)

If you take Vocational training/Academic or Apprenticeship at a DLI for more than 6 months you are eligible to work, without a work permit, up to 20 hours per week and full time during school breaks. Please note that ESL students IS NOT eligible to work during their studies. For more details, please contact us at info@enjoycanada.co

Post Graduation Work Permit

If you complete a certificate/diploma/degree program at a public college/university or a private school, which confers a degree, you are eligible to get an open work permit for up to 3 years depending on program duration.

Work Permit with positive LMIA

If you have an employer and the employer has a positive LMIA (formerly LMO) from ESDC (Employment and Social Development Canada), you may get a work permit. LMIA is issued for 1 year, and subject to renewal annually for up to 4 years. To obtain an LMIA, your employer has to show adequate effort to find Canadian/Permanent workers before hiring you. Also, your wage should not be lower than the average Canadian income for your occupation. If your position is administrated by a licensing body, you have to meet all requirements of the licensing body in order to claim work in that position.

For more details, please contact us at visa@enjoycanada.co

If you are still not sure what kind of option is available for you, please contact us!

Do you want to stay in Canada permanently and want to know what kinds of options are available to you?
Please go to the Immigration Service section.

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