Visa & Study Permits
Students wishing to study in Red Deer are responsible for securing their own visas and study permits prior to arrival in Canada.
Application for study permits are processed through Citizenship and Immigration Canada and applications for a study permit or visa are usually made through the Canadian Embassy in the student's country of origin.
Once Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools has received a completed application form, we will provide a letter of acceptance that can be used to obtain study permits.
Extending Your Stay
Students wishing to extend their study permit are responsible for applying for their extension at least three months prior to the termination date of their visa or study permit.
Applications to Extend Your Study Permit can be made through the CIC office in Canada and application documents are available at: CIC-Extend Your Study Permit
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