After you have selected your desired program in one of the institutions in Newfoundland and Labrador, it is time to make sure you have all the necessary documents and visas to come to NL.
A designated learning institution is a school approved by a provincial or territorial government
to host international students. All primary and secondary schools in Canada are designated learning institutions.
If you plan to attend a post-secondary school, such as a college or university, make sure it’s on the list.
If you need to take certain courses before you are accepted into your program (conditional acceptance), you’ll be given a study permit for the duration of those courses. Once the college or university accepts you into your chosen program, you must apply to extend your study permit.
If you plan to attend a college or university in Quebec, current provincial rules state that international students can only attend a designated learning institution
chosen by the Quebec government. You’ll also need a study permit from the Government of Canada to study in Quebec.About your study permit
As an international student with a study permit, you must: