Before You Come: Student Visa
In order to become a student in Canada, you will require a Student Visa, which you apply for after being accepted to your Canadian educational institution. If you wish to work more than 20 hours per week while studying, you will also require a separate Work Permit.
For information and to apply, please visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada:
Graduate and PhD Students
Graduate-level students may wish to review the recognition of their academic credentials through the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials: Get Started.