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How To Obtain A Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)

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Here's everything you need to know about Post Graduation Work Permit in Canada

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According to the Post Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP), international graduates are usually eligible for PGWP, if they meet the following conditions,

  • You completed your study from a designated learning institutions (DLIs).
  • Your academic period was at least 8 months long.
  • You have both transcript and confirmation of graduation letter that prove you have completed the studies.
  • You can apply within 180 days after completing the studies and getting your final transcripts.

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Q: How do I know my school is eligible for PGWP? What if my school is not eligible for PGWP?  How can I extend my stay in Canada? Am I qualify for applying permanent resident?

There are some alternative options for those who are not eligible for PGWP,

1. Apply for an Employer based work permit

  • Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)
  • Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
  • Young professional

*Must be engaged an occupation related to your studies.

2. Apply for an Open Work Permit

  • Working Holiday Visa

*Allows you work in any field as long as is legit.

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