Study Permit

Once you are here, it is your responsibility to stay up-to-date on your immigration documents and status. Maintaining your immigration documents and status is an important part of your stay in Canada and at the U of R!

Visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's (IRCC) website to learn about how you can maintain your status in Canada at:

Study Permit

I want to Solution
Extend/Renew my Study Permit Online Apply online through IRCC's website
Extend/Renew my Study Permit by Paper Visit IRCC's website

Extend my exchange term and/or apply for an initial Study Permit

Contact our Life Skills Advisors and/or Study Abroad office for approval

Visit IRCC's website for the application package

For more information on IRCC's website

Get my U of R Confirmation of Enrolment

Registrar's Office

Click "How to Request a Confirmation of Enrolment"

Get my U of R Unofficial Transcripts Go to UR Self-Service
Get Letter of Acceptance & Support Letter for Study Permit Extension

Undergraduate students: 

Contact UR International Student Services (

Graduate students:

Contact Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research


ESL students:

Contact English as a Second Language


Scan my documents

Scan your documents at the Library

Know how long it will take to process my application Check processing times on IRCC's website
Learn how to complete the application forms Visit IRCC's website

Frequently Asked Questions

I am currently a visitor in Canada, but want to study in Canada. Can I apply for a Study Permit?

I am planning to enroll in a distance learning program. Do I need a Study Permit?

My Study Permit has expired less than 90 days ago. What do I do?

How do I replace my damaged/lost Study Permit?

It has been over 1 month since I applied for my Study Permit/Entrance Visa/Work Permit, and I have not yet received it. How do I contact IRCC?

Do I need to request changes to the information on my Study Permit?