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Letters for Immigration Purposes

International students’ applications for Canadian visas and permits generally require supporting documentation from a designated learning institution. The following questions will help you navigate where to get these documents at NAIT and what you should do. If you are still unsure after reading this, please feel free to visit us at the International Centre in W101 and we will be happy to direct you to the right place!

NAIT's Designated Learning Institution (DLI) Number is O18713200642

What would you like to apply for?

Initial Student Permit (Degree/Diploma/Certificate students)

What you need: Letter of Acceptance

Where to find it: In your email

What you need to do first: Pay your tuition deposit

Initial Student Permit (ESL)

What you need: Letter of Acceptance

Where to find it: Email asknait@nait.ca

What you need to do first:

  • Register in courses
  • Pay your full tuition

Study Permit Extension (and you are currently not studying at NAIT yet)

If you are in ESL or Open Studies

What you need: Letter of Acceptance

Where to find it: Email asknait@nait.ca

What you need to do first:

  • Register in courses
  • Pay your full tuition

If you are in a Degree/Diploma/Certificate program

What you need: Letter of Acceptance

Where to find it: In your email

What you need to do first: Pay your tuition deposit

Study Permit Extension (and you are currently studying at NAIT)

If you are in ESL or Open Studies

What you need: Letter of Acceptance (Extension of Study Permit Letter)

Where to find it: International Centre (W101)

What you need to do first:

  • Register in courses for the next semester
  • Pay your full tuition
  • Update your mailing address in your MyNAIT Portal

If you are in a Degree/Diploma/Certificate program

What you need: Letter of Acceptance (Extension of Study Permit Letter)

Where to find it: International Centre (W101)

What you need to do first:

  • Register in courses for the next semester
  • Update your mailing address in your MyNAIT Portal

Temporary Residence Visa

What you need: Proof of next term's enrolment letter

Where to find it: Student Success Centre (CAT180)

What you need to do first: Register in courses for the next semester

Co-Op Work Permit

If you are in a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program listed here

What you need: Co-Op Letter

Where to find it: International Centre (W101)

What you need to do first: Download the PDF and follow the instructions listed

If you are not in a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program listed here

What you need: Co-Op Letter

Where to find it: International Centre (W101)

What you need to do first:

  • Request for a COOP Work Permit Letter Request Form to be sent from your program to the International Centre
  • Update your mailing address on your MyNAIT Portal

Post-Graduate Work Permit

What you need: Letter of Program Completion

Where to find it: International Centre (W101)

What you need to do first:

  • Request for a Confirmation of Program Completion form to be sent from your program to the International Centre
  • Update your mailing address on your MyNAIT Portal