Working after Studies Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
The Canadian government provides the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWP) as part of its efforts to attract international students and retain them as skilled workers. International students who successfully graduate from a college or university in Canada can apply for the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). This option allows students to remain in the country for a period of 1 to 3 years. This PGWP is a open work permit, which allows international graduates to work for any Canadian employer in any industry.
be eligible for a PGWP:
You must have completed a program of study that lasted at least eight months and led to a degree, diploma or certificate.
You must have studied full-time each academic session without taking time away from studies. This does not include scheduled program breaks, such as winter break or summer break for undergraduate students.
You must have completed at least 50% of your program in Canada, which is calculated based on the number of courses completed in Canada.
You must have completed at least 50% of your program in-per