International students who have their (PGWP) post-graduation work permit expired or will expire from September 20, 2021, to December 31, 2022, will have the opportunity to work in Canada for additional 18 Months by either extending their work permit or applying for a new one.
Those currently in Canada will also have the possibility to work in the interim period while their permit is being extended or a new one is being issued.
You qualify for the new work permit if:
Essentially, you qualify for the new work permit if:
How long is the extension period?
The new permit will extend your right to work in Canada, but you need to stay aware of your situation, because the amount of time of the extension will depend if:
Passport validity is important for this application, as it determines how much time you’re granted for the extension.
Can I still apply if I don’t have temporary resident status?
Yes. If you’ve lost your temporary resident status, you’re still eligible for the new Canadian open work permit, but you must apply to restore your status at the same time.
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