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PGWP Canada eligibility
PGWPs are open work permits given to international students who have graduated from Canadian programs.
Who is eligible for a PGWP?
Must be at least 18 years old
Have been a full-time student
Finished an 8-month or longer program of study
Have an official school document confirming completion of program
Present application maximum of 180 days after you officially finishing program
Have graduated from a PGWP-eligible school program.
How long does it take to get a PGWP?
It can take 80 to 180 days to process a PGWP.
Post-graduation work permits are valid for eight months to three years after graduation.
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