Canada also allows temporary workers and students to extend their permit to continue working and studying in the country. You can apply online as well as on paper, if you wish to extend your work/study permit. The application should be made at least 90 days before your current status expires.
If you want to stay in Canada for any of the below mentioned reasons, you must apply for the extension of your work permit.
In order to apply for an open work permit, you must:
Make an application an open work permit
Extension of Work Permit: Live-in caregivers are granted extension on their work permits if their job has been extended by the employer. Their temporary work permit will continue until their application is processed and they have been notified of the decision.
Bridging Extension: They can apply for a bridging extension of two months if they are looking for new work while their permit is about to expire.
Work Permit for New Job: Extension on work permit doesn't allow live-in caregivers to take up a new job with a different employer. For changing jobs, they will have to apply for a new work permit. In order to apply for a new work permit, they must:
However, before leaving their current job, they must request these documents from their employer:
In order to apply for an extension of study permit:
Students must leave Canada if their study permit has expired and they have not applied for an extension. However, if it expires while decision is awaited on your application that you have already made, you can continue to study until you're notified of the decision taken.
Even if you've been studying or working in Canada for quite some time now, applying for extension of permit involves fulfilling a lot of formalities. And even the slightest of the errors in the application can lead to refusal and you will have to leave the country. In order to handle everything carefully and enhance your chances of success, you must seek legal assistance.
We know what exactly goes into the process; and therefore, we can help you put your best foot forward, eliminating all possible risk of refusal. Additionally, we are a team of regulated immigration consultants who are qualified to offer consultancy and assistance to help individuals with their immigration and permit extensions.
Moreover, we are quick and cost-effective. We will get in touch with you within 24 hours to discuss your options once you complete our free online assessment form.