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Posted on March 09 2023

PGWPs has become the direct path for international students to obtain Canada PR

By  Editor
Updated December 07 2023

Highlights: PGWP facilitates Canada PR for international students

  • Post-Graduation Work Permit is aimed at international graduates in Canada.
  • The graduates should have completed their studies in Designated Learning Institutions in Canada.
  • It facilitates international graduates to stay back and search for employment in the country.
  • PGWP adds valuable work experience in Canada.
  • Work experience in Canada helps in boosting the chances of obtaining Canada PR.

Abstract: PGWP for international students has become the primary path to gaining Canadian PR.

International students in Canada who graduated from DLI or Designated Learning Institutions are offered PGWP. It facilitates international graduates to stay back in the country and look for employment.

According to a recent survey, the number of PGWP holders has increased with each passing year.

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How does PGWP help in gaining Canada PR for international students?

International students, after graduating from their study program, can apply for PGWP. With the help of the PGWP, they can acquire the required work experience to become eligible for Canada PR.

PGWP is a primary way for international graduates to work in Canada. The open work permits facilitate holders of PGWP to work for Canadian employers. It has a validity of a maximum of 3 years.

The validity of PGWP depends on the duration of the post-secondary study program from which the candidate graduated.

It helps them add points in the CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System. CRS is used for Express Entry draws to nominate people for permanent residency in Canada.

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PGWPs facilitate more international students to gain the status of permanent residents of Canada.

In 2018, the average income of PGWP holders increased from 14,500 CAD to 26,800 CAD.

According to Statistics Canada's data, approximately three-quarters of the PGWP holders gained Canada PR status under five years of being granted their PGWP.

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