Post-Graduation Work Permit Program

The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) allows students who have graduated from a Canadian Designated Learning Institute (DLI) to work in Canada and gain valuable work experience by offering them an open work permit.


The following are accepted DLIs for accepting PGWP applications

Advantages of PGWPP

Things to take note of

Processing Time

It may take between 80 and 180 days to process PGWPs. You may still be allowed to work in Canada while the application is under processing.

IRCC Processing Fees

Post Graduate Work Permit Fee – CA$ 155
Open Work Permit Holder Fee – CA$ 100

Since you can only apply for the PGWPP program once, make sure you get the processes and information right. Get in touch with our Work Permit expert to know more.

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