Student Direct Stream (SDS)

Under the Student Direct Stream (SDS Canada) students residing in the Philippines, China, India, Vietnam, Pakistan, Morocco, or Senegal who demonstrate upfront that they have the financial resources and language skills to succeed academically in Canada benefit from faster processing times. The service standard for Canada’s Student Direct Stream processing is 20 calendar days.

To qualify for the Student Direct Stream in Canada, applicants need to meet the following requirements:

  • English language equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (no band under 6.0)
  • Submit a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) showing you have an investment account with a balance of CAD $10,000 or higher
  • Paid the tuition fees for your first year of study
  • Have an acceptance letter from a post-secondary school
  • Have your most recent secondary or post-secondary school transcript(s)
  • Get medical exams and police certificates



To learn more about Student Direct Stream (SDS) and studying in Canada, contact us at:

World Immigration Portal:

Address: 6565 Victoria Dr. Vancouver, BC V5P 3X9

Phone: +1 (778) 682-2664

Email: info@worldportal.ca