Post Graduate Open Work Permit

The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) allows students who have graduated from eligible Canadian designated learning institutions (DLIs) to obtain an open work permit to gain valuable Canadian work experience. The longevity of PGWP depends on the course that you took and its duration.

Duration of Study Program Duration of Quebec Study Program Duration of the Post-Graduation Work permit
Less than 8 months Less than 900 hours Ineligible
Atleast 8 to less than 24 months At least 900 to less than 2400 hours Valid for up to same length as the study program
24 months or longer 1800 hours or longer Up to 3 years
More than 1 program within 2 years More than 1 program within 2 years Validity combining the length of each program
Accelerated Studies Accelerated Studies Length of study program

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be 18 or older when you apply.
  • Course should be full time and should be for at least 8 months in Canada.
  • Must apply for a work permit within 90 days of completing your course.
  • Must have a written proof from the college or university indicating the above-mentioned point.
  • Must have a valid student visa when you apply for the PG Work Permit Canada.

How we can help?

We will be conducting an assessment of your profile and determine your eligibility for Open Work Permit application. Upon the assessment, an unbiased review will be provided on your profile. If eligible we will assist in facilitating the Open Work Permit application until it gets approved. For more details contact, or 905-564-1888. Click here, to book an appointment for in person counseling with one of our business consultants.