The Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is a cornerstone of the immigration system in Canada, enabling foreign students who graduate from Canadian universities and colleges to work for up to three years after graduation in Canada. The post-graduation work permit also helps transition graduates to Canada’s permanent resident status.
The PGWP is an unrestricted work permit that allows its holder to work in any place in Canada with any employer, and to freely change employers.
Here’s how applying for a PGWP work
You must actually possess valid provisional status or have left Canada in order to receive a post-graduation work permit. You must have graduated from an eligible designated institution of learning (DLI). You must also submit explicit proof that you meet any of the following requirements: