Tips on how to for the Canadian Study Permit

  • Confirm Canada Student Visa Eligibility: Before you apply, you will need to check your eligibility status to be sure you are qualify to apply. A Canadian institution or University must have offered you a provisional admission. A proof of sufficient funds to cover your tuition fees, living costs, return flights and any other future expense, Provision of a proof that you’ve no criminal record or pose a security threat to Canada, You need to be in good health and mental state of mind, You must fulfill and answer all appropriate questions and also prove that you’ll return to Nigeria after your authorized visa expires.
  • Complete the visa Application Form: Deciding the type of Visa you are applying for should not be the question because you are going to study, therefore, you will be applying for a student Visa. There are two ways to complete your application form. You can fill it online or offline.
  • . Fill the VFS Consent Form: Download the VFS consent form,  Fill the form and attach it with your application form. If you don’t have this form duly completed and signed attached to your application, it will be returned to you.
  • Submit the Application Package: At the Canada Visa Application Center, You will submit your application form and other required documents as well as proof of payment of your visa processing and biometric fees. Once you pay your fees, the officials will issue you a receipts. Do not misplace the receipts. This is because one of these receipts will contain a unique tracking number that you will use to track the status of your application online.
  • Track Your Application: How will you know the status and what is going in with your application? Don’t worry, you can tract it. Using the unique tracking number in your receipt, you can track the status of your application

For More Information visit the Canadian Embassy

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How You Can Get a Student Visa to the US

The F-1 visa is the most common type of student visa. It is issued for full-time programs in the United States. This visa allows the student to study at an approved college or university, private secondary school, or approved English language program. If you spend over 18 hours a week on your course, then this visa is for you.

There is also the F-2 which is issued to your spouse or child travelling with you. It is called a dependent visa. Holders of this visa cannot engage in any form of employment but minors can study in public schools.

  • An electronic application form called DS-160 should be filled and submitted online.
  • If your passport includes more than one person, each of you must submit an application.
  • A recent passport photograph, 5x5cm, taken on a white background showing your full face with a neutral expression.
  • The passport should not be older than six months and should be taken in casual clothes.
  • If you are below the age of 14 and older than 79, your biometrics (fingerprints) would be taken during the visa interview.
  • You must already be admitted into your institution of choice before applying for this visa.
  • After being admitted, your institution will issue an I-20 form which should be included in the documents taken to your visa interview.
  • It is necessary that you book your interview in advance. When you do so, a letter would be issued which you must take along with you to the interview.
  • Your application will not be processed without payments of necessary fees.
  • Documents showing strong ties to Nigeria and your family would be necessary. It will serve as proof that you would return to Nigeria after your studies and would increase your chances of getting a visa.
  • You have to demonstrate the ability to pay all your academic bills for the duration of your study. This can be through bank statements, scholarship award letters or an affidavit from your sponsor.
  • If you have a scholarship award letter or bank statement, note that only ORIGINAL copies would be accepted. The bank statement must be stamped and signed by the issuing bank.
  • Your graded transcripts, public certificate examinations scores (such as WAEC, NECO, etc.), standardized test scores (SAT, TOEFL, etc.) and also diplomas should be submitted.
  • Those travelling with a spouse or child should have proof of relationship to them. This could be a marriage or birth certificate.

     For More Information visit American Embassy


How You Can Get a Student Visa to the UK?

The UK student (Tier 4) visa is a general visa for young individuals (16 or over) who have been offered provisional admission in a UK institution, proficient in English, enough financial backing or capabilities for support throughout his/her study’s duration. The most favorable time to apply is three (3) months before you start your course of study

If you want to travel to the UK as a student, you must have the following:

  • A Nigerian passport document,
  • Provisional admission offered by a UK school or university, this can be represented with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies number (CAS),
  • Evidence of financial support for the course and yourself.

  For More Information visit UK Visas and immigration

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