Program delivery update: COVID-19 – Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP)

Date Announced:

February 7, 2022

Active Period:

Extends measures until summer 2022.


The instructions have been updated to extend the facilitation measures (that were previously ending on December 31, 2021) until August 31, 2022. Students who were enrolled in a post-graduation work permit (PGWP)-eligible program from March 2020 until the summer 2022 semester can complete 100% of their program of study outside of Canada and still retain their eligibility for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP).

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

International students | Prospective immigrants


Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP)

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