If you wish to stay and work in Canada for a certain period of time after completed studies in this country, there is a possibility to apply for Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
Post-Graduation Work visa allows you to live and work full-time in Canada for a certain period of time and to gain valuable work experience in Canada. Experience you gain during your stay can help you qualify for permanent residence in Canada.
This type of visa can last from 9 months up to 3 years. The duration of your Post-Graduate Work visa depends on the duration of the study program you took in Canada.
If your study program lasted 9 months, you will get Post-Graduation Work visa for 9 months. In case the program you attended lasted between 9 months and 2 years, the duration of your visa will be the same period of time as your studies. If your studies lasted 2 years and more you can get Post-Graduation Work visa on a period of three years.
You can apply for Post-graduation Work visa online via website of Canada’s immigration service.
Visa fee for the processing of Post-Graduate Work visa application is 255CAD and average processing time is minimum 69 days.