At the end of your studies, if you wish to work in Québec, you can submit an application for a post-graduation work permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
Your post-graduation work permit is valid for up to the same length as your study program. It allows you to work for any eligible employer in Canada.
On June 7, 2022, changes were made to the eligibility conditions for post-graduation work permits for international students enrolled in certain study programs and educational institutions in Québec.
Visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website to know which programs and institutions give access to this type of work permit.
Visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for post-graduation work permit fees and processing times . The post-graduation work permit is not renewable.
If you wish to stay in Québec permanently after your studies, you can submit an application for permanent selection in the Québec Experience Program (PEQ) .
To be eligible for the PEQ as a Québec graduate, you must meet the selection conditions for Québec graduates .
February 23, 2023
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