Canadian Immigration system facilitate international students to not only study in Canada but also allows them to work in Canada and gain valuable work experience. The post-graduation work permit (PGWP) is an important feature of Canadian immigration system, allowing international students to work for up to three years upon graduation.
The post-graduation work permit allows students who have graduated from a participating Canadian post-secondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience. The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) allows students who have graduated from eligible Canadian designated learning institutions (DLIs) to obtain an open work permit to gain valuable Canadian work experience. Skilled Canadian work experience in National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill type 0 or skill level A or B that is gained through the PGWPP helps graduates qualify for permanent residence in Canada through the Canadian experience class within Express Entry.