International Students  

 

Greystone College has a global mindset, offering a carefully developed set of programs that prepare students for success in global careers.   

International students make up a very important part of our school community.  They help all of our students build international networks and cross-cultural communication skills right inside the classroom.   

We welcome you to learn with us in our Canadian colleges, or our Indian one, and get your higher education in an English speaking college and country. 

Greystone College is experienced in supporting your learning experience abroad.  Our team of international student advisors, academic team, and co-op coordinators can support you with any aspect of your transition to Canada or India, including the job search (if permitted as part of your visa), cultural orientation, academic advising and more. Reach out to us any time.  We’re here to help you have a life-changing living and learning experience with Greystone College. 

  

Visa Information - Canada

 

The following is general information. Visa regulations are determined by a department of the Canadian government called Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and are subject to change. Please verify visa information with the nearest Canadian Embassy or Consulate.

 

Visitor's Visa

International students who wish to study in Canada for up to 6 months may need a Visitor's Visa depending on the country for which they hold a passport. To see if this applies to you, please check the list of countries and territories whose citizens require visas in order to enter Canada as visitors: Countries and Territories Whose Citizens Require Visas

 

Study Permit

Students do not need a Study Permit for study programs that last 6 months or less.

They must obtain a Study Permit if they plan to study in Canada for longer than 6 months. These are available through your local Canadian Visa Office.

You may apply for a Study Permit even if you are going to study for 6 months or less. If you are coming for less than 6 months and are thinking of possibly extending your studies to more than 6 months, you should apply for a Study Permit in your home country. You can extend your Study Permit from within Canada, but you cannot get a Study Permit from within Canada.

You will need to include the DLI* number for your chosen Greystone College location when applying for your study permit:  
Greystone College Vancouver DLI: O19352522932  
Greystone College Toronto DLI: O19376982302  

*DLI: Designated Learning Institution  

 

Work Permit  

For Volunteer Work Experience Programs (VWE) of less than 6 months in total, students are not required to obtain a Work Permit or Study Permit.  

For Volunteer Work Experience Programs (VWE) lasting more than 6 months in total, students are required to obtain a Study Permit before entering Canada. A Work Permit is not required.  

 

 

Visa Information - India  

 
Tourist Visa  

Students who plan to study for less than 6* months will require a tourist visa. Tourist visas are valid for single entry only and cannot be extended. Once you leave the country, you must wait 2 months before you can reapply. You cannot extend your tourist visa in India or in a neighbouring country.  

 
Study Permit  

Students who intend to study in India for more than 6 months will require a Study Permit. Study Permits allow multiple entries and are issued for the duration of your study, as per your letter of acceptance. You will also need to register with the FRRO (Foreign Regional Registration Office) within 10 days of arrival.  

*The length of the tourist visa may vary depending on your country of origin. Please check with your local Indian Consulate/Embassy for current information, and to apply for visas.

 

Language entry level

Vancouver Programs
BUSINESS TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Academic or with practicum) 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in International Business and Trade 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Business Management 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Business Communications 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Human Resources 80 6.5 A1
- Certificate in Financial Management and Planning 80 6.5 A1
Diploma in Supervisory Management 80 6.5 A1
Diploma in International Business Management (Academic or Co-op) 80 6.5 A1
Diploma in Business Communications (Academic or Co-op) 45 4.5 I2
Certificate in Business Experience 80 6.5 A1

 

HOSPITALITY TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Tourism and Hospitality Management Diploma (THMP) (Academic or Co-op) 65 5.5 I4
Diploma in Customer Service (Academic or Co-op) 35 4.0 B4

 

 

TESOL & CELTA TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Cambridge TESOL Diploma 55 5.0 I3
- TESOL-TKT Certificate 45 4.5 I2
- TKT Young Learners Certificate 55 5.0 I3
TESOL Diploma 65 5.5 I4
CELTA* 102 7.5 -

*Plus successful completion of pre-interview task and interview

Interpreting & Translation TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Certificate in Interpreting & Translation (Korean)* 55 5.0 I3
Diploma in Advanced Interpreting & Translation (Korean)* 55 5.0 I3

Note: Interpreting & Translation Korean program also require proof of proficiency in Korean: school records from education in which Korean was the language of instruction, or minimum TOPIK level 5

Toronto Program
BUSINESS TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Diploma in Supervisory Management 80 6.5 A1
Diploma in International Business Management (Academic or Co-op) 80 6.5 A1
Certificate in Business Management Clerk 80 6.5 A1
Certificate in Business Communications (Non-Vocational) 80 6.5 A1
Certificate in International Business and Trade Clerk 80 6.5 A1

 

HOSPITALITY TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
Tourism and Hospitality Management Diploma (Academic or Co-op) 65 5.5 I4
Diploma in Customer Service (Academic or Co-op) 35 4.0 B4
Certificate in Hospitality Skills Co-op 35 4.0 B4

 

TESOL & CELTA TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
TESOL-TKT Preparation Certificate 45 4.5 I2
TESOL Diploma 65 5.5 I4
CELTA* 102 7.5 -

*Plus successful completion of pre-interview task and interview

 

New Delhi Programs
TESOL TOEFL IBT IELTS ILSC Level
TESOL Certificate (with Cambridge University TKT) 55 5.0 I3
Teaching Young Learners Preparation Certificate (TYLP) 45 4.5 I2
TESOL Business Certificate 65 5.5 I4

 

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