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IRCC’s new measures on post-graduation work permit eligibility

The government of Canada recently announced changes to ensure international students can continue to study online in their home countries until Dec 31, 2021 – extended from the initial April 30, 2021 deadline.

You can complete 100% of your studies online from outside Canada. All your time studying online outside Canada between spring 2020 and December 31, 2021, counts toward the length of a PGWP. This applies even if you’re completing 2 study programs.

If you’re completing 2 study programs, you can finish 100% of your studies online if the programs were ongoing or started between March 2020 and fall 2021, and

Read on how your PGWP eligibility is affected by Covid-19