SDS Student Visa Documents | Canada Study Visa Process 2023 | Study in Canada

Eligibility Criteria for SDS Visa of Canada

Undoubtedly, Canada has achieved a remarkable reputation in the past few years for its excellence in education. A practical approach to teaching, a wide range of course specializations, and ample research opportunities make it a perfect study-abroad destination for international students. Apart from this, internationals can also enjoy a multicultural ambiance and a high standard of living while studying in Canada. Before moving to study in Canada, overseas students must apply for a Canadian visa.

Basically, there are two types of visas for which students can apply to study in Canada, i.e., SDS and Non-SDS. Student Direct Stream (SDS) visa is an express-entry visa especially available for students planning to study in Canada. Whereas non-SDs are for the general for everyone planning to work, study or move to Canada. Most students wishing to pursue higher education in Canada apply in the SDS visa category. To apply for an SDS visa, international students must fulfill below mentioned eligibility criteria:

  • IELTS band score (minimum 6 band scores in each module)

  • Students must enroll in a DLI-listed institute

  • Student must submit their 1-year fees in advance and get LOA (Letter of Acceptance) from the university.

  • Pay GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) with a minimum investment of 10,000 CAD.

  • Appear for a medical checkup and get the certificate.

Moreover, students who wish to study in Canada in the upcoming intake, I.e., September 2023 may contact our expert counsellors at any branch of Meridean Overseas Education Consultants (MOEC). You can also take free online counselling through our website. Our expert counselors will provide the best guidance and support you need for the admission and visa process. For more information or any queries, you can mail us at application02@meridean.org or call us at our toll-free no. 1800-1230-00011.

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