In 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced that it is starting a new program for students willing to come study in Canada. The main reason for the Student Direct Stream (SDS) is to decrease the processing times for students considerably. This new program allows expedited processing of study permits for individuals living in certain countries.
Apply for study permit faster through Student Direct Stream (SDS).
Fast processing usually 20 calendar days (some applications may take longer)
Who can apply
Bring your spouse or partner and children with you to Canada
Your spouse or common-law partner and dependent children may also be able to get faster processing on a
How to apply
Apply for a study permit through the Student Direct Stream
You can apply online yourself or take assistance from an RCIC. We would be happy to assist you with your application process.
If your application doesn’t meet the eligibility for the Student Direct Stream, it will be reviewed as a regular study permit.