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coverting visitor visa to study permit for minors

a1186k

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  • hello, please do share your knowledge and help with the following!
  • what are the requirements for converting tourist visa to study permit from within Canada? (as in financially, bank statement?, ties to home country and stuff?) *
  • ** please keep in mind in this case the person is trying to go to high school there. she has a year or two of high school left, and if things work out she will most likely go to college there as well.***
  • does the person applying for study permit need to leave Canada?
  • can someone convert their student visa to study permit to complete high school in Canada? (given he/she will pay the fee of course)
  • in such case where a minor is applying and his/her parents are not in Canada, would his/her older sister (23 yrs.) be considered a "custodian"/ "guardian"
  • *** the sister is financially stable and is also a PR holder, but doesn't wish to sponser her sister as her parents would have to be sponsored as well, and we dont want that.***
  • In case as such, are approval rates low?
  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME! :)
 
 

madrebuy

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Jul 17, 2016
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Paris
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2241
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Nomination.....
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AOR Received.
17-06-2016
Passport Req..
16 Jan 2017
I was wondering if anyone has any experience regarding applying for study permit for minor considering following condition;
1- parents have Visitor visa
2- child has visitor visa

they have not traveled to Canada yet. Mother wants to travel to Canada with child. I would like to apply study permit for Child?
Do I need a custodian for child?

I remember one time, last year I applied study permit for my friend's son who were is Canada already on visitor visa and the application got rejected mentioning that the child needs a custodian even though mother was there with child with visitor visa.

please share any experience if you had with this type of application.
 

canuck78

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Jun 18, 2017
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I was wondering if anyone has any experience regarding applying for study permit for minor considering following condition;
1- parents have Visitor visa
2- child has visitor visa

they have not traveled to Canada yet. Mother wants to travel to Canada with child. I would like to apply study permit for Child?
Do I need a custodian for child?

I remember one time, last year I applied study permit for my friend's son who were is Canada already on visitor visa and the application got rejected mentioning that the child needs a custodian even though mother was there with child with visitor visa.

please share any experience if you had with this type of application.
Yes the child will need a custodian. Even if the child gets a study permit there are no guarantees that the parent can remain with the child for the duration of the studies.
 

madrebuy

Star Member
Jul 17, 2016
51
1
Iran
Category........
Visa Office......
Paris
NOC Code......
2241
Job Offer........
Pre-Assessed..
App. Filed.......
04-01-2016
Nomination.....
25-05-2016
AOR Received.
17-06-2016
Passport Req..
16 Jan 2017
Yes the child will need a custodian. Even if the child gets a study permit there are no guarantees that the parent can remain with the child for the duration of the studies.
Thank you for swift response. I thought so myself since the parent cant stay for the whole period of the child study.
I was reading through forum and I found one case that they gave the parent visitor record for 9 months to remain with the child but there was no information on how she actually acquired study permit for the child and If she included custodian
 
 

canuck78

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Jun 18, 2017
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Thank you for swift response. I thought so myself since the parent cant stay for the whole period of the child study.
I was reading through forum and I found one case that they gave the parent visitor record for 9 months to remain with the child but there was no information on how she actually acquired study permit for the child and If she included custodian
Believe the custodian needs to have status in Canada. I am not an expert but there should be lots of information online. Most parents aren't able to remain with their children for the duration of their studies but they can apply.
 
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canuck_in_uk

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May 4, 2012
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I was wondering if anyone has any experience regarding applying for study permit for minor considering following condition;
1- parents have Visitor visa
2- child has visitor visa

they have not traveled to Canada yet. Mother wants to travel to Canada with child. I would like to apply study permit for Child?
Do I need a custodian for child?

I remember one time, last year I applied study permit for my friend's son who were is Canada already on visitor visa and the application got rejected mentioning that the child needs a custodian even though mother was there with child with visitor visa.

please share any experience if you had with this type of application.
The child needs a custodian who has status in Canada for at least the same amount of time as requesting for the child.

Note that international tuition is around $13,000/year or more, plus living expenses.