You must have the co-op work permit before you start your co-op/practicum.

We are encourage you to apply as soon as you receive your official letter of acceptance. You might apply co-op work permit while you are applying for a study permit or the study permit extension.

Application fee: $0

Co-op work permit processing time (update weekly)

Filling the following required fields:

What are you applying for? – Visiting, studying, working temporarily

Which temporary residence application? – Work permit extension (new employer)

Online Application

Create a MyCIC account

Create a MyCIC account (see instructions) and add a student permit extension application (see instructions).

Answer online questionnaires

Answer study permit extension online questionnaires.

Generate document checklist

Generate document checklist.

Fill out the Application form

Application to Change Conditions, Extend my Stay or Remain in Canada as a Worker [IMM 5710].

How to download and open a form from IRCC.

See the IMM5710 sample.

Prepare supporting documents

  • Photocopies of passport pages clearly showing each of the following:
    • Page with passport number, dates of issue and expiry, name, date of birth
    • Page with any marked
  • Photocopy of current study permit
  • Photocopy of letter of acceptance from RRC
  • Proof of medical exam (depending on your case)

Getting the documents from Red River College

Transcript ($29.40) and confirmation of enrolment ($17.85) can be ordered with the cost at student service centers in below locations.

Notre Dame Campus
D101-2055 Notre Dame Ave
Phone: 204.632.2327
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm

Exchange District Campus
P104-160 Princess St.
Phone: 204.632.2327
Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Language Training Centre
300-123 Main St.
Phone: 204.945.6151
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm

Revised letter of acceptance ($0)
Please send your request to international@rrc.ca with your name and student number.

Submit the application

Submit the application.

Confirmation of the submission

Within two business days, you should be able to find the confirmation of the submission from the MyCIC account.

Paper Application

Fill out the Application form

Application to Change Conditions, Extend my Stay or Remain in Canada as a Worker [IMM 5710].

How to download and open a form from IRCC.

See the IMM5710 sample.

Fill out the Document Checklist

Document Checklist [IMM 5583].

Prepare supporting documents

  • Photocopies of passport pages clearly showing each of the following:
    • Page with passport number, dates of issue and expiry, name, date of birth
    • Page with any marked
  • Photocopy of current study permit
  • Photocopy of co-op confirmation letter or letter of acceptance from RRC (co-op confirmation letter usually send to student after the program start)
  • Proof of medical exam (depending on your case)

Getting the documents from Red River College

Transcript ($29.40) and confirmation of enrolment ($17.85) can be ordered with the cost at student service centers in below locations.

Notre Dame Campus
D101-2055 Notre Dame Ave
Phone: 204.632.2327
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm

Exchange District Campus
P104-160 Princess St.
Phone: 204.632.2327
Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Language Training Centre
300-123 Main St.
Phone: 204.945.6151
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm

Revised letter of acceptance ($0)
Please send your request to international@rrc.ca with your name and student number.

Submit the application package to address below

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – Work Permit
CPC-Vegrevile
6212-55th Avenue, Unit 555
Vegreville, AB
T9C 1X6

Disclaimer: This document was prepared by a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in compliance with the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. This is not a legal document. Immigration laws and procedures change frequently, and so the information may have changed since this document was prepared. Please always refer to IRCC website for the most up-to-date information, or contact Red River College Immigration and Student Advisor at international@rrc.ca. This document was prepared on May 22, 2018.