POST-GRADUATION WORK PERMIT
Many international students are eligible to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit after completing their studies. The PGWP allows graduates to stay in Canada and gain Canadian work experience.
If you graduated from a Canadian Designated Learning Institution (DLI), you may be eligible to apple for a Post-Graduation Work Permit.
At Calver and Associates, we assess:
The educational program you completed;
The person’s adherence to the education requirements for a PGWP;
The person's status in Canada;
The job being offered (if applicable);
The likelihood of the job leading to Permanent Residency at the end of the PGWP
Calver & Associates have been helping foreign nationals not only study in Canada but extend their stay and in some cases, obtain their permanent status in Canada.
Foreign National studies in Canada at a Designated Learning Institution for 8 months or longer.
International student applies for Post-Graduation Work Permit to gain Canadian work experience.
Worker extends stay in Canada by applying for a Work Permit.
* In some cases, the worker can apply for PR using the work experience gained on their PGWP.
Worker applies for Permanent Residency, if eligible.
Who is eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit?
To obtain a post-graduation work permit, you provide proof that you:
Have completed an academic program at a DLI in Canada that is at least 8 months in duration leading to a degree, diploma or certificate.
Maintained full-time student status in Canada during each academic session of the program or programs of study you have completed and submitted as part of their post-graduation work permit application.
Received a transcript and an official letter from the eligible DLI confirming that you met the requirements to complete your program of study.
How long will my Post-Graduation Work Permit be?
Post-graduation work permits are generally issued for the same length of time as the program you completed, up to three years in length.
3- or 4-year program → 3-year PGWP
2-year program → 2-year PGWP
8-month to 1-year program → 1-year PGWP
How Calver and Associates Can Help
We have dealt with hundreds of Post Graduate Work Permit applications. We will prepare your application package by writing detailed cover letters, submitting thoroughly completed forms, and ensuring you supply all required documentation for success. A well-planned and complete application will increase your likelihood of acceptance and help you achieve your goal of extending your stay in Canada.