Hello, future Canucks! Is your international student status in jeopardy? Worried that a few missteps might throw a wrench in your Canadian dream? Don't fret! We're here to walk you through how you can restore your status and continue your educational journey in the beautiful land of the maple leaf.
At Ansari Immigration, we've helped hundreds of international students just like you to navigate the complex world of Canadian immigration policies. But before we delve into that, don't forget to check out our other blog posts on various immigration topics right here on our website!
Why Would You Need to Restore Your Status in Canada as a Student?
Your Study Permit Expired
Life happens, and before you know it, your study permit is nearing its expiry date. If you find yourself in this situation, it's crucial to act quickly.
Maybe you've unknowingly violated some immigration policies. It happens! However, this is a serious matter that you'll need to address immediately.
The Clock Is Ticking: What's the Time Frame?
You have 90 days from the expiration of your study permit to restore your status in Canada as an international student. Remember, you can't attend classes during this period until your status is restored.
Steps to Restore Your Status
1. Assess Your Situation
Don't take any action without fully understanding your current standing. If you're unsure, professional advice can be invaluable. That's where we come in. At Ansari Immigration, we offer personalized consultations to guide you through the restoration process.
2. Compile Necessary Documents
You'll need the following:
Financial documents to prove you can support yourself
3. Apply Online
Visit the official IRCC website and fill out the application to restore your student status. The fee for this is $200 CAD, in addition to the regular study permit fee.
4. Wait for the Decision
Processing times vary, but it's generally a good idea to apply as soon as possible. Meanwhile, you can't study or work until your status is restored.
What If Your Application Is Denied?
If your restoration application is denied, you have to leave Canada. But don't lose hope! You can still apply for a new study permit from your home country.
Let Ansari Immigration Handle the Details
Confused? Don't be. At Ansari Immigration, we specialize in helping international students restore their status with minimal fuss. We ensure you understand each step of the process and help you gather all the necessary documents.
From consultation to application, Ansari Immigration is your reliable partner in restoring your status and helping you continue your Canadian dream.
Your international student journey doesn't have to end because of an expired permit or a minor policy violation. By acting swiftly and following the correct procedures, you can restore your status and get back to experiencing all that Canada has to offer.
Ready to take the next step? Contact Ansari Immigration today! And don't forget to read our other blog posts for more tips and insights into Canadian immigration.