IRCC released new instruction regarding co-op work permits

IRCC released new instruction regarding co-op work permits

IRCC released new instruction regarding co-op work permits

 

On January 19, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released a new update of the instructions regarding study permit holders who were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The updated information is related to the Co-op Work Permits. In certain cases, if the educational institution and the job placement agree, international students are allowed to do their co-op overseas as work conducted outside Canada does not require a work permit. It also introduces a temporary policy allowing students who are waiting for their co-op work permits to begin their work under certain conditions.

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