A post-graduation work permit allows a foreign national to stay and work in Canada after he or she completes their education in a designated learning institution. This program was created to retain Canadian-educated individuals and allow them to work locally. This is also the first step towards applying for permanent residency under the Canadian Experience Class immigration stream.
The duration of a post-graduation work permit depends on the length of the program or degree that the foreign student studied for.
Applicant must be 18 years old or older;
Hold a valid study permit;
Must have graduated from a designated learning institute; and,
Must have studied full-time for at least 8 months from a designated learning institute.
Studying in Canada is your initial step in obtaining permanent residency and at MVC, we can help you apply for the Post Graduation Work Permit once you have completed your studies. Because we are an immigration firm based in Canada, we can easily assist you with your immigration concerns, should your circumstances change while you are in the country and guide you all the way to your application for permanent residency.
Start the process today and fill out our Assessment Form here, to see if you are eligible for the Post Graduation Work Permit Program.