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Here Are Study Visa Approval Rates of 2021!

Have you ever wondered what were study visa approval rates in 2021. We requested IRCC via an ATIP (Access to Information and Privacy) to provide latest data on total number of study visa applications (including extensions) processed from January 2021 – October 2021, by country of citizenship and destination province. As per IRCC, data after October 2021 is not yet available.

This ATIP provided aforementioned data for all the countries around the world. However, we compiled the data for 30 countries where INC – Immigration News Canada has presence of more than 1,000 website visitors. Below are the province-wise tables in alphabetical order with data on country-wise approval rates.

Alberta

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
Ireland100%21
UAE100%1
Australia98%43
Germany97%312
France96%139
Kuwait91%35
United Kingdom91%207
United States90%391
Hong Kong89%591
Saudi Arabia89%29
Singapore89%18
Brazil87%574
Sri Lanka85%118
Malaysia84%64
India83%7,851
South Africa82%104
Morocco76%67
Turkey74%87
Bangladesh73%632
Colombia72%433
Indonesia69%96
Pakistan69%439
Philipines68%3,125
Nepal66%67
Lebanon62%87
Jamaica60%179
Nigeria50%1,422
Ghana40%228
Afghanistan23%14
Kenya22%560
Alberta Study Visa Approval Rate

British Columbia

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
UAE100%10
Germany98%2,752
Singapore98%125
Australia96%112
Ireland95%65
France94%453
United States94%1,846
Hong Kong93%2,512
United Kingdom93%623
Brazil87%3,085
Kuwait86%21
Malaysia85%178
Saudi Arabia84%123
South Africa78%290
Indonesia76%871
Colombia72%1,992
India72%34,556
Philipines72%3,674
Nepal71%245
Morocco65%102
Turkey61%1,196
Bangladesh59%1,432
Nigeria52%1,779
Jamaica51%329
Sri Lanka51%917
Lebanon50%74
Kenya46%528
Pakistan44%871
Ghana35%348
Afghanistan21%58
British Columbia Study Visa Approval Rate

Manitoba

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
Lebanon100%11
Saudi Arabia100%9
Singapore100%4
France94%17
Germany94%70
Indonesia94%38
United States91%195
Hong Kong89%656
Australia86%7
Brazil85%258
India80%3,688
Ireland78%9
South Africa78%41
Sri Lanka78%103
Philipines74%534
United Kingdom74%105
Malaysia70%31
Turkey70%33
Bangladesh68%1,098
Jamaica67%101
Nepal65%68
Kenya61%203
Morocco57%49
Pakistan55%466
Colombia53%420
Ghana35%254
Nigeria33%3,650
Afghanistan20%5
Kuwait0%0
UAE0%0
Manitoba Study Visa Approval Rate

New Brunswick

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
France100%43
Singapore100%1
Germany98%188
United Kingdom96%123
Hong Kong91%44
Turkey91%64
United States88%68
Brazil81%338
Australia75%4
Malaysia67%9
Colombia65%201
India65%1,455
Philipines62%754
Saudi Arabia60%5
South Africa60%16
Nepal54%13
Morocco51%312
Jamaica48%114
Pakistan43%115
Bangladesh42%158
Kenya40%25
Nigeria38%792
Lebanon35%17
Sri Lanka35%37
Indonesia33%9
Ghana23%133
Afghanistan0%4
Ireland0%0
Kuwait0%0
UAE0%0
New Brunswick Study Visa Approval Rate

Newfoundland and Labrador

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
France100%11
Ireland100%7
Kuwait100%1
Saudi Arabia100%4
UAE100%1
Turkey97%30
United States95%77
Germany94%140
Brazil90%52
Indonesia88%17
United Kingdom87%24
Nepal83%14
Sri Lanka82%57
Hong Kong75%8
Philipines75%107
Morocco72%18
South Africa68%23
Colombia67%21
Jamaica65%23
Bangladesh60%643
Lebanon59%22
India56%819
Kenya56%18
Malaysia54%13
Pakistan53%158
Nigeria47%592
Ghana26%234
Afghanistan0%1
Australia0%0
Singapore0%0
New Foundland and Labrador Study Visa Approval Rate

Nova Scotia

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
Australia100%8
Ireland100%13
Singapore100%3
France96%49
Kuwait96%74
Germany95%227
United Kingdom95%140
Malaysia91%23
Hong Kong87%72
Brazil85%272
Saudi Arabia85%27
United States85%178
South Africa80%34
India75%3,920
Philipines74%251
Nepal71%28
Sri Lanka69%75
Turkey69%111
Indonesia63%8
Lebanon63%27
Bangladesh61%360
Colombia57%86
Jamaica56%112
Pakistan51%192
Morocco43%42
UAE43%7
Kenya33%93
Nigeria29%1,146
Ghana17%301
Afghanistan0%2
Nova Scotia Study Visa Approval Rate

Ontario

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
Germany98%832
France97%1,116
Australia95%101
Singapore93%125
Ireland91%99
United States91%2,142
United Kingdom90%912
Kuwait89%118
Hong Kong88%2,679
Saudi Arabia86%332
Malaysia85%202
Brazil84%4,154
UAE82%22
Indonesia81%547
South Africa76%318
India71%143,117
Morocco71%1,166
Nepal70%1,443
Philipines70%9,236
Colombia68%3,980
Jamaica60%1,451
Sri Lanka56%1,381
Lebanon55%647
Turkey54%3,646
Bangladesh50%3,927
Nigeria47%9,097
Pakistan44%3,096
Kenya42%900
Ghana25%1,723
Afghanistan22%176
Ontario Study Visa Approval Rate

Prince Edward Island

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
Australia100%1
France100%2
Ireland100%1
Malaysia100%5
Singapore100%5
United Kingdom100%11
Hong Kong96%124
Germany91%11
Nepal91%32
Saudi Arabia89%9
United States88%68
India79%261
Brazil78%36
South Africa75%12
Lebanon67%12
Philipines60%87
Bangladesh56%41
Indonesia50%2
Turkey50%12
Colombia49%56
Sri Lanka47%15
Nigeria46%271
Pakistan44%41
Jamaica39%38
Morocco17%6
Ghana16%133
Kenya7%15
Afghanistan0%1
Kuwait0%0
UAE0%0
Prince Edward Island Study Visa Approval Rate

Quebec

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
Kuwait100%10
Germany98%372
Australia97%30
France95%13,284
Singapore95%22
United Kingdom95%227
Ireland94%33
Hong Kong92%240
United States89%1,112
Turkey86%231
Brazil85%1,255
Malaysia85%28
Bangladesh84%402
Saudi Arabia82%79
Indonesia78%245
Philipines78%245
Nepal76%33
Kenya72%52
South Africa69%33
Jamaica68%20
Pakistan68%337
Sri Lanka68%40
Lebanon67%797
Colombia66%2,155
Nigeria61%351
UAE60%10
Morocco55%4,049
Ghana43%113
India38%22,214
Afghanistan31%16
Quebec Study Visa Approval Rate

Saskatchewan

CountryApproval RateTotal Applications
Australia100%4
France100%19
Kuwait100%3
Brazil97%67
United Kingdom97%38
Hong Kong92%87
Germany89%36
United States89%76
Malaysia86%7
South Africa84%71
Nepal83%41
Philipines79%269
Colombia77%45
Indonesia75%4
Ireland75%8
Saudi Arabia71%8
Jamaica70%62
India69%3,109
Sri Lanka62%29
Morocco60%10
Lebanon57%7
Bangladesh56%485
Pakistan38%186
Turkey36%14
Ghana31%242
Nigeria27%2,013
Kenya24%54
Afghanistan8%12
Singapore 0% 0
UAE 0%
Saskatchewan Study Visa Approval Rate
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