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Student Direct Stream expanded in the Americas

The Student Direct Stream was launched in 2018 as an option to support faster processing for eligible post-secondary students. The faster study permit application option is now available in seven Caribbean and Central and South American countries. Starting on July 9, 2021, applicants will be able to apply for a study permit using the Student Direct Stream if they live in:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Peru
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago

More information is available at IRCC News – Student Direct Stream in the Americas