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Getting a Work Permit Before a Job Offer in Canada?

Could you apply and obtain a work permit without a job offer? Or do you have to have a job sponsoryou  for the visa after they’ve made an offer?

No. You need a Job offer first. Your work permit is to an employer. If you don’t have an employer they don’t know who to issue it for. In the case of  students pursuing higher studies in Canada, internatinal students will now be able to obtain a work permit without producing a job offer letter. 

Canada has announced changes to work permits for international students who graduate from eligible programs at certain Canadian post-secondary institutes. International students would be able to obtain open work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program with no restrictions on the type of employment and no requirement for a job offer.

“Open and longer work permits provide international students with more opportunities for Canadian work experience and skills development,” Mr Kenney, Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration was quoted as saying in a statement.

The increased flexibility offered by the expanded programme will benefit graduates and employers alike as the programme will help international students get important work experience while responding to Canada’s labour market needs, the statement issued by the Canadian High Commission said.

Beautiful environments to attract students

The natural environment has always been a key factor in attracting students from other countries. Canada, known as “America’s backyard”, is the most inhabitable country, as well as the world’s most spectacular nation for overseas study. Study costs in Canada, compared with other major countries, are slightly lower. With a relatively stable visa policy and attractive immigration policy, Canada has been attracting a large number of Chinese students for years.

Canada has also welcomed more and more students to study, offering a good living environment and desirable lifestyle. It boasts  outstanding colleges and universities, creating better prospects for employment and immigration after students graduate. Canada Education Research Center stated that students can apply for visas even without taking an English proficiency test. This is an important reason why more international students intend to study in the country.

An elegant environment, bilingual lifestyle, international academic atmosphere and prudent management are the most attractive advantages of study in Canada. Bilingual language proficiency has been a fundamental requirement for residents in this country. Students in the country can benefit from a world-class education, with a guarantee of an excellent degree of higher education. Residents living in one of the most beautiful countries in North America, enjoy life’s real pleasures

Canada’s diversified culture also provides international students with relatively more opportunities for employment and personal development. Recently, it offered a number of vocational training programs such as TAFE to Chinese students.  In addition, the Canadian government allows students to apply for working visas, valid for one or two years after graduation. As a result, Canada has become one of the most popular countries to study English.