The new post-study work permit changes have brought significant relief to international students who wish to go back to home countries to meet their families while their applications for Post-Graduation Work Permit still in consideration. The International students who are waiting for a decision on their Post-Graduation Work Permit applications are now allowed to leave Canada and maintain their eligibility to work full time once they return.
Canadian government gives 180 days to international students to apply for a post-graduation work permit after their respective universities or colleges issue the final marks sheet. The period of 180 days was also extended last year on 14 February 2019.
International students, depending on the length of their study program, can work up to three years in Canada. The work experience gained through PGWP greatly facilitates graduates in paving their path to permanent residency through Express Entry System. There are three main economic class immigration programs, Namely, the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class.
The aim of the Canadian government behind providing the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program to international students is to retain them as skilled workers to strengthen their economy. Under this program, international students get an open work permit with which they can work with any Canadian employer.
To study in Canada, students need to obtain a Canada student visa for which they have to show several documents which includes a valid passport, proof of funds, academic transcripts, medical certificate, proof of English language proficiency and many other requirements depending on a case. For more information on, Canada study visa and post-graduation work permit, it is recommended that students visit any of our branches or call us at 992563-92563 for an appointment. Pyramid eServices has been fulfilling the study in Canada aspirations of Indian students for more than 15 years.