Students cannot extend their study permit beyond the expiry date of their passport. If in case a student applies to extend the study permit before its expiry, then he/she can stay in the country under the conditions as per current study permit. Students are suggested to extend their study permit if they are travelling outside and during that interval their permit is going to expire. In case a student has not applied for an extension and his permit expires, then he is suppose to leave Canada.
The study permit expires 90 days after the completion of your course, no matter what the expiry date mentioned over your permit. These 90 days will begin:
In this case you will have few options as mentioned below.
You have lost your status if you are still in Canada while your permit has expired before applying for a study permit.
In order to restore your status as a student, you must:
You must clearly mention the reason of the application that why you lost your status.
A student visa or study permit is not a travel document. So along with this permit, you need
You must make sure and prove the border services officer that you meet all the requirements before re-entering.
Before applying for the study visa extension, make sure that your educational institute is on the DLI i.e. Designated learning institute list. In case your educational institute is removed from the DLI list, you can still continue with your course for the length of your current permit. But if you extend your study permit, then you will have to enroll at a DLI.
You can apply for it online: