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Josh Schachnow

CEO and Co-Founder, Visto.ai


While there isn’t a rule prohibiting distant relatives from financially supporting Study Permit applicants, the question is whether or not it would be recognized by IRCC as a valid proof of financial means. 

 

It’s highly recommended to have the letter either notarized or prepared as an affidavit, and include a detailed explanation of how and why this person is supporting your application.


They should also include a proof of their finances and a piece of identification (copy of passport). 

 

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Answered: 16 days ago