Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) - LaSalle College Montreal
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Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)

post-graduation work permit

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)

International students may be eligible for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) if they graduated from LaSalle College, a designated learning institution (DLI), and want to stay in Canada temporarily to work.

Graduation from a DLI doesn’t automatically make international students eligible for a PGWP.

The PGWP is only available once in a lifetime.

 

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for a PGWP, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Their program length at LaSalle College must be:
  • 8 months or longer for a Diplôme d’études collégiales (DEC) (Diploma in College Studies) or an Attestation d’études collégiales (AEC) (Attestation of College Studies)
  • 900 hours or longer for a Diplôme d’études professionnelles (DEP) (Diploma in Vocational Studies) or an Attestation de spécialisation professionnelle (ASP) (Attestation of Vocational Specialization)
  • Their program must lead to 1 of the following:
  • Diplôme d’études professionnelles (DEP) (Diploma in Vocational Studies)
  • Attestation de spécialisation professionnelle (ASP) (Attestation of Vocational Specialization)
  • Diplôme d’études collégiales (DEC) (Diploma in College Studies)
  • Attestation d’études collégiales (AEC) (Attestation of College Studies)
  • They maintained full-time status as a student in Canada during each semester of their study program.

For the complete list of eligibility criteria, please visit the Government of Canada website.

 

Application Submission

Students can apply for a PGWP from inside Canada or from another country, if they meet all the eligibility criteria and have received their degree/diploma, transcript or official letter from LaSalle College confirming that they have completed their studies.

 

For more information, please visit the official website of the Government of Canada.