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Anyone applied a Student Permit from Philippines?

starlettedouze

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Jul 10, 2013
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AOR Received.
17-03-2017
robinson1991 said:
Nov 7,2013 nung nag medical ako.... if i re apply this january do i have to take medical exams again? ilang months ba ang validity ng med exam? THanks :))
Hi robinson1991, medical examinations are valid for 12 months. You may refer to this link: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/medical/medexams-temp.asp

:)
 

cocoagirl

Star Member
Aug 3, 2013
91
1
Category........
Visa Office......
CEM
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
27-11-2013 (SP/SOWP/TRV)
Med's Request
06-12-2013 (SP)
Med's Done....
10-12-2013 (SP)
Any updates from those waiting? We are on our 7th week. Still hoping to get a favorable response soon. Hopefully this coming week.
 

robinson1991

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Nov 5, 2013
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starlettedouze said:
Hi robinson1991, medical examinations are valid for 12 months. You may refer to this link: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/medical/medexams-temp.asp

:)
Thank you po starlettedouze :)
 

Krishessss

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Hello! 1st time to visit and magpost.

Nakakatuwa magbasa ng threads kasi very supportive ang bawat isa. Lakas niyo makagood vibes. Anyways, i got here kasi im planning to apply for student visa in canada. LPN sana 2 years, okay ba yun? I have so many questions sana matulungan niyo ko. ???

1. Balak ko magstart ng review ng ielts this feb then after nun exam na, may required ba na band score? Pag hindi ko nameet yun may chance pa din ba na makapagstudent visa?

2. Yung medical exam na tinutukoy niyo, yun ba yun parang physical exam? Haha p parang entrance exam sa mga universities? Haha kasi im afraid dahil almost 3 years na kong graduate at wala sa bedside kaya mejo nakalimot na. ???

3. Ano bang kailangan ko? Nagpunta kasi kami nun friend ko sa idp, okay ba sa kanila?

4. Nalaman ko na kailangan ng recommendation letter minimum of 3, panonv ginawa niyo?

5. Balak kasi namin nun friend ko sa ontario or BC? Ano kaya mas okay?

6. Mahirap ba yung ielts? Yung writing daw kasi mahirap.

7. Yung sa fund, mas okay ba pag may sariling account or pwede account ng parent? Mas malaki ba ang chance pag sariling account or it doesnt matter?

8. Pag gagawa ako ng sariling account dapat ba matagal na nasakin yun, pano pag bagong gawa pa lang yung bank account?

9. Wala akong experience sa hospital, nagtraining ako ng 3 months sa lungs center last sept to dec 2012 pero yun lung.


Andami kong naisip na tanong, pero for now yan na po muna. Sana po matulungan niyo po ako. Please enlighten me. I need your help.

Praying for everyone na dumating na ang visa. Pray lang ng pray, with god nothing is impossible. Always have a treasurse of trust with god. God bless us all!
 

humdrumdum

Hero Member
Jul 19, 2013
202
11
Category........
Visa Office......
Manila (VAC, Paper-based)
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
30-07-2013
Med's Request
05-08-2013
Med's Done....
12-08-2013
VISA ISSUED...
16-08-2013
LANDED..........
31-08-2013
Hi all,

it's been a while since I've gotten to visit this thread! Winter term has just started (and workload is light again, for the time being) so I hope I'll be able to help you guys out :)

Krishessss said:
Hello! 1st time to visit and magpost.

Nakakatuwa magbasa ng threads kasi very supportive ang bawat isa. Lakas niyo makagood vibes. Anyways, i got here kasi im planning to apply for student visa in canada. LPN sana 2 years, okay ba yun? I have so many questions sana matulungan niyo ko. ???
It would depend on which school you'd attend ... In BC, it takes 3 years to finish a nursing program on average...


1. Balak ko magstart ng review ng ielts this feb then after nun exam na, may required ba na band score? Pag hindi ko nameet yun may chance pa din ba na makapagstudent visa?
Yes, each school has different requirements for English proficiency, which usually depends on the program you're applying into. For example, business programs usually require a higher score. Technically, if you can't meet the eligibility requirements for your program, you can't be accepted into that school. Not being accepted into a Canadian school won't allow you to apply for a visa....

2. Yung medical exam na tinutukoy niyo, yun ba yun parang physical exam? Haha p parang entrance exam sa mga universities? Haha kasi im afraid dahil almost 3 years na kong graduate at wala sa bedside kaya mejo nakalimot na. ???
Yes, aside from a physical examination, they'd also take an X-ray and your blood sample.


3. Ano bang kailangan ko? Nagpunta kasi kami nun friend ko sa idp, okay ba sa kanila?
Do you mean requirements for IELTS? http://www.philippines.idp.com/ielts/registration_procedure.aspx

4. Nalaman ko na kailangan ng recommendation letter minimum of 3, panonv ginawa niyo?
Not sure what this means...

5. Balak kasi namin nun friend ko sa ontario or BC? Ano kaya mas okay?
It depends on which city you plan to settle in... Generally speaking, people like to go to BC because the weather is more moderate. Ontario is notorious for its harsh winters (reaching up to -25C on average).

6. Mahirap ba yung ielts? Yung writing daw kasi mahirap.
I have a sister who took the IELTS, while I took the TOEFL. She said writing was easy and speaking portion was a little more challenging. For me, TOEFL was the opposite. Main difference is that IELTS is a test for British English while TOEFL is a test for American English. Most Canadian schools accept both, so it's up to you to choose which you think you'd do better in.

7. Yung sa fund, mas okay ba pag may sariling account or pwede account ng parent? Mas malaki ba ang chance pag sariling account or it doesnt matter?
It depends on who would shoulder the majority of your expenses. Well, the more funds you have in total, the better.

8. Pag gagawa ako ng sariling account dapat ba matagal na nasakin yun, pano pag bagong gawa pa lang yung bank account?
I don't think they'd know whether or not the account is new... I don't think that would show up on the Bank Certificate.

9. Wala akong experience sa hospital, nagtraining ako ng 3 months sa lungs center last sept to dec 2012 pero yun lung.
Some nursing programs prefer that you have experience but it's not usually a requirement for acceptance.

Andami kong naisip na tanong, pero for now yan na po muna. Sana po matulungan niyo po ako. Please enlighten me. I need your help.

Praying for everyone na dumating na ang visa. Pray lang ng pray, with god nothing is impossible. Always have a treasurse of trust with god. God bless us all!
 

rosamae

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Sep 17, 2010
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cocoagirl said:
Any updates from those waiting? We are on our 7th week. Still hoping to get a favorable response soon. Hopefully this coming week.
Got email awhile ago from CIC that states "Your application to study or work in Canada has been approved" and Type:permit-WP/Permis-PT. Ganito ata ang type pag Student Permit na may Co-op/Practicum eh. Ito na ba yung sinasabi nyo na LOI? Received this email exactly 1 hour (11:00PM) before the deadline of the last date of late attendance indicated on my LOA i.e. Jan.10, 2014.....feeling ko tuloy sinasadya ng CIC na gawin ito, dahil kahit na anong follow-up email ang gawin ko, ayaw sumagot....ngayon lang sumagot after 15days of my last email sa kanila, case processing pa yun. base sa mga kasabayan ko dito na similar timelines ko eh nagdatingan ang visa nila before mag Christmas for Jan.6 start....seems me mga loop holes talaga sa tingin ko ang embassy processing eh...bakit hindi nila ma track na TIME SENSITIVE ANG STUDENT VISA while they can see all the details sa LOA natin...ganoon ba talaga ka weak ang processes nila?? considering naka computerize pa yun?? parang dapat eh me simple alarm na ilagay that will tell "hey this will expire soon hence need to attend asap..." buhayyyy nga naman OO, sa kailan di ko na sya iniintay doon naman dadating....but THANK YOU LORD!!!!

Dapat ba hingi ako ng panibagong LOA sa school ko? Kasi di ba pini-present yun LOA sa POE, eh paano yun ang nakalagay sa LOA ko is Jan.10, 2014 at baka i-question ako na late na ako...at di ako papasukin sa POE? And pag may kasama ka ba na dependant child, dapat may ma-receive din yun child ko ng LOI or yun LOI na nareceived ko eh iyon na yun, no need pa na mag wait pa ulit kami ng LOI nya kasi minor dependant ko lang naman sya?Mga ilan days bago makuha pala yun passport namin na me stamped visa na? kasi super LATE na ako at yung mga important orientations eh na miss ko na, then hanap pa kung me makuhang murang airfare....

Sa mga nag-iintay, DON'T WAIT but just prepare and PRAY...at maging busy...dadating din yan...in GOD's time. Padating na rin yung sa inyo sister believe me.
 

starlettedouze

Star Member
Jul 10, 2013
162
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Category........
CEC
App. Filed.......
07-03-2017
AOR Received.
17-03-2017
Congrats, rosamae! :)

Yes, you need to request a new LOA from your school. You can just advise the officer at POE that your visa was issued late hence the need to defer. As for your dependent, if you applied for an SP then I assume an LOI will be issued too.

Your stamped passport should arrive within the next few days. Enjoy preparing for your trip! :)
 

cocoagirl

Star Member
Aug 3, 2013
91
1
Category........
Visa Office......
CEM
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
27-11-2013 (SP/SOWP/TRV)
Med's Request
06-12-2013 (SP)
Med's Done....
10-12-2013 (SP)
rosamae said:
Got email awhile ago from CIC that states "Your application to study or work in Canada has been approved" and Type:permit-WP/Permis-PT. Ganito ata ang type pag Student Permit na may Co-op/Practicum eh. Ito na ba yung sinasabi nyo na LOI? Received this email exactly 1 hour (11:00PM) before the deadline of the last date of late attendance indicated on my LOA i.e. Jan.10, 2014.....feeling ko tuloy sinasadya ng CIC na gawin ito, dahil kahit na anong follow-up email ang gawin ko, ayaw sumagot....ngayon lang sumagot after 15days of my last email sa kanila, case processing pa yun. base sa mga kasabayan ko dito na similar timelines ko eh nagdatingan ang visa nila before mag Christmas for Jan.6 start....seems me mga loop holes talaga sa tingin ko ang embassy processing eh...bakit hindi nila ma track na TIME SENSITIVE ANG STUDENT VISA while they can see all the details sa LOA natin...ganoon ba talaga ka weak ang processes nila?? considering naka computerize pa yun?? parang dapat eh me simple alarm na ilagay that will tell "hey this will expire soon hence need to attend asap..." buhayyyy nga naman OO, sa kailan di ko na sya iniintay doon naman dadating....but THANK YOU LORD!!!!

Dapat ba hingi ako ng panibagong LOA sa school ko? Kasi di ba pini-present yun LOA sa POE, eh paano yun ang nakalagay sa LOA ko is Jan.10, 2014 at baka i-question ako na late na ako...at di ako papasukin sa POE? And pag may kasama ka ba na dependant child, dapat may ma-receive din yun child ko ng LOI or yun LOI na nareceived ko eh iyon na yun, no need pa na mag wait pa ulit kami ng LOI nya kasi minor dependant ko lang naman sya?Mga ilan days bago makuha pala yun passport namin na me stamped visa na? kasi super LATE na ako at yung mga important orientations eh na miss ko na, then hanap pa kung me makuhang murang airfare....

Sa mga nag-iintay, DON'T WAIT but just prepare and PRAY...at maging busy...dadating din yan...in GOD's time. Padating na rin yung sa inyo sister believe me.
Congrats sis! Yahooooo. Di bale na sis kung late sila. Important approved ka na and your dependent. God is good and you are very blessed! Sana kame na din next..

Hanap ka na sis ng flight. Good luck and have a safe trip..
 

charmainefrances

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Oct 24, 2011
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St. Albert, Alberta
Visa Office......
CPC/VEGREVILLE TRANSFERRED TO CIC-EDMONTON
App. Filed.......
23-11-2010
File Transfer...
19-10-2011
Med's Request
12-10-2013
Med's Done....
23-10-2013 received by cic 31-10-2013
Interview........
12-09-2013 PASSED
Passport Req..
18-03-2014 PPR OF MY SON
VISA ISSUED...
10-06-2014
LANDED..........
June 24,2014 To God be the glory! PR CARD received: August 22, 2014 (exactly 60 days after landing)! Son's PR card arrived August 27, 2014 (exactly 65 days after landing)
Is there anybody here who applied for a student visa para sa anak while ongoing ang pr application inside canada ?

Ito kasi ang situation ko eh. I am going to try to apply for study permit for my son dyan sa pinas kaso di ko alm kung makakaffect yung pr application nmin.

May mga success stories ba sa case na ganito?

Gusto ko lng tlga mkasama na ang son ko na almost 4 years ko na hindi nayayakap Sad

Thank you! Smiley
 

fswp_newbie

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Dec 12, 2013
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hi all. i'm planning to work on getting SP but was also thinking of working. is this possible?
i already have a degree here in the Phils and na-evaluate na by WES. the course i'm planning to take is just a certification, does anyone know kung pwede ako makakuha ng work permit, like off-campus?

TIA!
 

cocoagirl

Star Member
Aug 3, 2013
91
1
Category........
Visa Office......
CEM
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
27-11-2013 (SP/SOWP/TRV)
Med's Request
06-12-2013 (SP)
Med's Done....
10-12-2013 (SP)
charmainefrances said:
Is there anybody here who applied for a student visa para sa anak while ongoing ang pr application inside canada ?

Ito kasi ang situation ko eh. I am going to try to apply for study permit for my son dyan sa pinas kaso di ko alm kung makakaffect yung pr application nmin.

May mga success stories ba sa case na ganito?

Gusto ko lng tlga mkasama na ang son ko na almost 4 years ko na hindi nayayakap Sad

Thank you! Smiley
Hi! I am not an expert pero here are my thoughts..

Applying for student permit requires strong home ties. If you are already there and the embassy sees that your PR application is being processed, there is a chance that your son will get declined since the embassy can see you are already planning to become residents there. Thus, the home ties requirement is not satisfied which is grounds for refusal from what I understand.

No harm in trying I don't think naman maaapektuhan ang application ninyo, and nakikita ko lang na hindi pabor eh ang sa student permit ng anak nyo since talagang importante ang strong home ties sa pag apply ng student permit.
 

humdrumdum

Hero Member
Jul 19, 2013
202
11
Category........
Visa Office......
Manila (VAC, Paper-based)
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
30-07-2013
Med's Request
05-08-2013
Med's Done....
12-08-2013
VISA ISSUED...
16-08-2013
LANDED..........
31-08-2013
For full-time international students (20 hrs. of classes per week, generally speaking), there are three types of work permits: co-op, off-campus, and post-graduate.

If your program requires you to do work as part of the curriculum, you have to get the co-op work permit. You can apply for the co-op work permit together with your student permit before you come to Canada but you have to provide school records that you are indeed required to have co-op work.

Off-campus work permits can only be issued if your school is listed as a participating institution (http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/institutions/participants.asp) and you have stayed in Canada for at least 6 months. If you've started your program at September, you can apply for a permit by March.

Post-graduate work permits allow you to stay in Canada for a couple more years to earn work experience right after you graduate.

If you find work on-campus though, you do not need a work permit.

fswp_newbie said:
hi all. i'm planning to work on getting SP but was also thinking of working. is this possible?
i already have a degree here in the Phils and na-evaluate na by WES. the course i'm planning to take is just a certification, does anyone know kung pwede ako makakuha ng work permit, like off-campus?

TIA!
 

rosamae

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Sep 17, 2010
48
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starlettedouze said:
Congrats, rosamae! :)

Yes, you need to request a new LOA from your school. You can just advise the officer at POE that your visa was issued late hence the need to defer. As for your dependent, if you applied for an SP then I assume an LOI will be issued too.

Your stamped passport should arrive within the next few days. Enjoy preparing for your trip! :)
Thanks @star!! malapit na rin kayo. Just got here in Toronto last Saturday, Jan.18, the best birthday gift for my daughter and the first snow fall nya, super lamiggg.. I did'nt receive her LOI on email but when I got the stamped passport sa VFS andoon yun LOI nya hindi ko napansin pero nilagay ko na lang sa portfolio folder ko. Good thing nailagay ko doon kasi tinanong din ng IO sa Vancouver POE and she greeted her Happy Birthday then ni-lead nya sa amin yun room to get the Student Permit.

Sa mga nagwe-wait pa, darating din yan basta complete docs at walang butas ang mga papers and medyo talaga super higpit sila now sa Student processing at naglalagay na rin sila ng notation sa permit na hindi ka pwede magtransfer ng institution, although sa CIC website pwede ka mag-change ng school or program pero mukhang monitored talaga nila now student thru their school attendance kaya beware
on this...na gusto lang gawin entry point ang Student stream, malamang may mga changes na gagawin sila later on sa CIC website. Naghihigpit sila now on this. Thanks and good luck sa mga mag-aaply pa lang.
 

fswp_newbie

Newbie
Dec 12, 2013
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humdrumdum said:
For full-time international students (20 hrs. of classes per week, generally speaking), there are three types of work permits: co-op, off-campus, and post-graduate.

If your program requires you to do work as part of the curriculum, you have to get the co-op work permit. You can apply for the co-op work permit together with your student permit before you come to Canada but you have to provide school records that you are indeed required to have co-op work.

Off-campus work permits can only be issued if your school is listed as a participating institution and you have stayed in Canada for at least 6 months. If you've started your program at September, you can apply for a permit by March.

Post-graduate work permits allow you to stay in Canada for a couple more years to earn work experience right after you graduate.

If you find work on-campus though, you do not need a work permit.
thanks, humdrumdum. i'm thinking of getting a certificate program from a university listed in the site you sent. everything's checked out (the program is going to last more than 6 months) my concern is that, will i be qualified for a WP even if it's going to be a certificate and not a degree? i'm looking at being able to work while study to make the most of my time since with certificate programs, there will be days where i won't have classes.