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Renewing your Immigration Documents

Need more time to complete your studies?

Your CAQ and Study Permit are expiring soon and you haven’t completed your program?

Don't worry, simply apply for an extension before your documents expire!

Start the process of renewing your documents as soon as possible – we recommend 3-6 months before expiration. This will allow you the time needed to prepare, collect support documents, complete the appropriate applications and hopefully not stress too much.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER: YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR RENEWED IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS TO THE ISO EITHER IN PERSON OR VIA UPLOAD.
 


Renew your CAQ

Please note that these are general instructions and you should follow them as they apply to you.

Apply online for your CAQ renewal at https://www.quebec.ca/en/education/study-quebec/temporary-selection-studies.

The CAQ application is submitted completely online, however it still needs to be completed in 2 separate steps, the first step is to submit the online application and the second step is to submit all the supporting documents online to Immigration Quebec as per the checklist generated by your online application.   

 


When the CAQ is approved you will receive an online approval letter and you can use this document to apply for your study permit renewal.

Please make copies (or scan) of all the documents that you submit as you will also need them for the Study Permit application.


Renew your study permit

Once your have received your onlinne CAQ approval letter, you can start to renew your study permit with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Here's how!
 


The important thing to keep in mind is to apply for the Study permit before it expires to maintain your implied status and then upload the submission confirmation of the study permit along with the CAQ to your student center.
 


Renewing your TRV as a student

You can stay in Canada with a valid CAQ and study permit but if you plan on leaving Canada during your studies, you will need a valid Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to come back to Canada.

Most TRVs are either a single use TRV, meanign that you used yours when you first came to Canada at the start of your studies, or will expire at the same time as your study permit.

Here's how to renew your TRV while you are a student.

 

 

Once your application is approved you will receive instructions on how and where to mail your passport in order for your new TRV to be added to your passport.

 


Renew your TRV as a worker (PGWP)

If you are now in Canada on a post-graduation wokr permit (PGWP) and need to renew your Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), here's how to do it.

 

Once your application is approved you will receive instructions on how and where to mail your passport in order for your new TRV to be added to your passport.

 


Every attempt has been made to keep this information as accurate and current as possible; however, immigration regulations may change at any time without notice. Please refer to the Immigration Quebec and Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship websites for updates.

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