Study Abroad: Know How Foreign Students in Canada can Change their DLI

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Study Abroad Know How Foreign Students in Canada can Change their DLI

International students can change or switch their DLI or Designated Learning Institution in Canada on a study permit. This is very normal and the students can change their educational institution but this needs to be done correctly. Get brief about how the candidates can change their DLI after landing in Canada.


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When can the International Students Change their DLI?

The candidates can change their DLI while their study visa application is in progress, once it is approved, OR after landing in Canada and getting their study permit at the airport. They can change their DLI before starting their classes for the intake they took admission in OR even after completing the first semester.

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How to Change the DLI?

Whenever the candidates decide to change their post-secondary institution they are required to inform IRCC. However, there is no need for them to make any adjustments to their study permit requirements. Please follow the steps given below:

  • Students must have an offer letter for the new course or college or university in Canada
  • Then they must log in to their GCKey account that they used to apply for a study visa in the first place. 
  • Then they must enter the current study permit application number and then click the “Search for my Application” button.
  • Enter the new DLI number, their new student ID number, and their new school’s start date as mentioned on the acceptance letter 
  • After reviewing the information, they can click on (Confirm Transfer) to finish the process

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