The former international students with expired or expiring post-graduate work permits can now apply for another open work permit for 18 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an excellent opportunity for international students that the government of Canada is offering.
To apply for this open work permit, international students should fall under certain criteria:
The Government of Canada estimates around 52,000 graduates with expired or expiring post-graduate work permits could benefit from this public policy.
Applications will be open from January 27 to July 27, 2021. Details on how to apply for 18 months work permit will be added on Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada’s Website in January 2021.
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