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Affidavit of support for students living outside Canada

The sponsor (only Canadian citizen or permanent resident) has to book an appointment online (choose legalisation students (sponsorship)). When you come for your appointment to the Consulate-General, you will need to bring with you:

  • The affidavit of support for students completed and dated by yourself (this document is not available in English). Please do not sign the form;
  • Copy of the admission letter issued by the Belgian university or institution of higher education;
  • Certified copy of the sponsor’s Canadian passport and permanent resident card (if the sponsor is not a Canadian national);
  • Sponsor’s last 3 pay slips and bank statements, in order to prove his or her solvency. If the sponsor is self-employed, please provide proof of incorporation of the company and notice of assessment of last year+ last company bank statements and personal bank statements both  of the last three months;
  • CAD 34 (money order or certified cheque/draft) made out to Consulate General of Belgium;
  • A pre-paid, pre-addressed envelope;
  • Notarised declaration of household composition (in French);