In an effort to retain international students, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) operates a postgraduate program, which allows international students obtain a three-year open work permit, even without a job offer at the time of application.
Canada is revered for its qualitative and well maintained educational system.
The Post Graduation Work Permit is exempt from Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) requirements.
The valuable Work experience gained during this period can count towards a permanent residency application through Express Entry.
If you desire to settle down in a foreign country with good employment opportunities, Canada should top your list.
This article will guide you in the process of securing a Canadian study and Post Graduation Work Permit.
Planning ahead gives you ample time to think through everything and execute your plans properly.
Some of the most common requirements of every university are
- English or
- French proficiency.
- Recent Passport Photograph.
- Proof Declaring your financial capabilities to be self-sufficient in catering for your study and living costs.
Preferred Institution And Course:
While applying to study in Canada, you should submit the information relating to your preferred course.
It is important to be clear about your choice of course during the application, although Canadian academic system is
flexible with changing courses.
Complete The Mandatory Language Proficiency Test:
Every international student seeking to pursue further academic studies in Canada must prove their language
proficiency in either English or French.
Ensure your practice and enhance your language skills to ensure your application is accepted.
Applying For A Canadian Study Permit:
If you have been accepted by your preferred university, you should apply for the Canadian study permit.
Along with your acceptance letter, you should attach your passport, and proof of financial ability while submitting
your study permit application.
The application can be completed either online or by visiting your local visa application office.
Applying For Post Graduation Work Permit:
To be eligible for a Post Graduation Work Permit
1. The foreign students must be enrolled in a study program at least eight months long.
2. The foreign students must have graduated from one of the following
- Public post-secondary school, such as a college, technical school or university.
- The private post-secondary school that operates under the same rules as public schools.
- A Canadian private institution authorized by provincial statute to confer degrees.
3. Have a valid study permit.
4. Apply within 90 days of completing the program.
It is important to note that:
The program of study must be a minimum of two years for the graduate to obtain a three-year work permit.
However, if the program was less than two years but longer than eight months, the graduate can still obtain a work
permit for the same duration as the program of study.
In cases where a student has obtained a one-year degree or diploma from an accredited educational institution within two years of having successfully completed a previous accredited Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma, he or she may qualify for a three-year open work permit.
Originally posted 2020-06-13 06:00:04. Latest Buzz On IbuzzUp Media