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Visa/Permits

International students require a permit to study in Canada if their course of study is longer than six months.

You can apply for a study permit online or on paper at your nearest Visa Application Centre (VAC). 

Frequently Asked Questions

International students must apply to extend their study permit prior its expiry date.

You can apply to extend your permit online or on paper by following the instructions on the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Note: If you have some additional questions, please contact International Student Advisors. When you visit our office, please bring the following documents with you:

  • Seneca ID Card
  • Study Permit

You can apply to extend visa online or on paper. Learn more on the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website. 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Note: If you have some additional questions, please contact International Student Advisors. When you visit our office, please bring the following documents with you:

  • Seneca ID Card
  • Study Permit

Some programs include work experience as part of their curriculum. You may have to apply for a co-op or intern work permit.

You can apply to extend your Co-op Work Permit online or on paper. More information is available on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website.

 

Note: If you have some additional questions, please contact International Student Advisors. When you visit our office, please bring the following documents with you:

  • Seneca ID Card
  • Study Permit

International students may be eligible to apply for Post-Graduation Work Permit if they meet the requirements listed on the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website. There is more information on the site about:

  • Who can apply

  • How to stay in Canada after you graduate

  • How to apply for a work permit

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Note: If you have some additional questions, please contact International Student Advisors. When you visit our office, please bring the following documents with you:

  • Seneca ID Card
  • Study Permit

Contact

For information not addressed in the FAQs, contact our international student adviser in your campus.  

NEWNHAM CAMPUS
Michael Ferdinand 416.491.5050 ext. 22689 Michael.Ferdinand@senecacollege.ca
Oleksandr Antonenko 416.491.5050 ext. 22063 Oleksandr.Antonenko@senecacollege.ca

SENECA@YORK CAMPUS
Julie Leong 416.491.5050 ext. 33021 Julie.Leong@senecacollege.ca

MARKHAM CAMPUS
Nikolay Kolev 416.491.5050 ext. 77192 Nikolay.Kolev@senecacollege.ca