Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
Overview of Post Graduation Work Permit
Students Graduated form Degree/diploma from certain Designated Learning Institution can apply for Post Graduation work Permit within 180 days after student got their marks. (Open Work Permit)
Students who got Post Graduation Work Permit can stay up to 3 years maximum depends on the length of study.
Eligibility to apply PGWP
- Applicant Should be at least 18 years age
- Applicant should complete at least 8 month or longer program in any Designated learning institute lat led to Degree/Diploma or Certificate
- Applicant Should have Valid Study permit with a Valid visitor Record
- Applicant maintained Full-Time as a status while studying every Semester and only Final Semester Can be a Part-time.
- If there are some studies which is supposed to complete in 8 months but you completed in 6 months through accelerated program,You might be eligible
- If applicant was transferred from one college to other,Total months of study only with DLI will be calculated
- Applicant can apply for PGWP while they are in Canada by extending their stay via Visitor Card or They can come back to their own country and apply for Post Graduation Work Permit.
Validity of Post Graduation Work Permit
The Government of Canada offers Students from various country to explore Canada and find suitable jobs,The validity of PGWP depends on the length of Study.
- If the Study time is lesser than one year and great than 8 months,They will get 1 year PGWP
- If the study time is greater than 1 year and less than 2 year ,those students will get PGWP equal to the length of study.
- Will get 3 year PGWP if the length of study is 2 years or more
Confirm with the College/University whether those Designated Learning Institutes are approved for PGWP
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