After graduating, an international student may apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit, an Open Work Permit that enables them to work in ANY job without limitations. You can apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit without submitting an LMIA or a confirmation of an employment offer.
You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for a postgraduate work permit:
- Within 90 days of getting formal documentation (such as a transcript or an official letter) from your institution stating that you have satisfied the requirements for finishing your academic programme, you must apply for a work permit.
- have received word that you are qualified to acquire your degree, diploma, or certificate after completing and passing the programme of study.
- possess a current study permit