There are various immigration programs that one can apply to get an Invitation to apply (iTA). PGWP can make them eligible for a variety of different immigration programs
A PGWP may be valid anywhere between eight months and up to three years. The PGWP’s validity period is linked to the duration of your study program
Canadian immigration policy offers international students many ways to stay and settle in the country after graduation. A popular option available to international students after graduation is the possibility for an open work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP). Under the PGWPP, an individual who has studied full-time at a participating Designated Learning Institution (DLI) may be eligible to apply for a PGWP.
Gaining work experience in Canada after graduation may help you qualify for permanent residence in Canada through a variety of available immigration programs
An applicant’s dependent children may accompany him or her to Canada. However, an application for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) may be required for the accompanying dependent.
A spouse or common-law partner of a valid study permit holder, who is enrolled full-time at a qualified post-secondary institution, may be eligible to apply for an open work permit. The open work permit for a spouse or common-law partner may be valid for the same period as the study permit, and as long as the study permit remains valid. In the study permit application, the applicant should indicate that the spouse will accompany him or her to Canada.
This will depend on whether you can explain the gap in education that could be due to work or other relevant reasons. However, in the end this is at the discretion of the visa officer. Canada does not have an age limit set for students to apply, provided you justify the educational gaps.
Yes, if your study permit includes a condition that states that you are permitted to work on or off campus. You can also get a work permit if your study program includes a required co-op or internship placement
The processing times can vary based on the type of application, where it is processed. IRCC has a list of processing times for applications submitted both inside and outside Canada.
Even though certain universities or colleges may not ask for a language test results however at the time of applying for the student permit, your application may get rejected by the visa officer if you don’t provide English language proficiency test report.
In, order to be eligible for student permit one must fulfil the following criteria
Be enrolled to a designated learning institution
Prove you have adequate funds to cover tuition, living expenses, obtain police certificates, language proficiency report, be in good health and get a medical certificate