Based on your answers, you may work off campus without a work permit as long as you:
- have started studying
- do not work more than 20 hours a week during academic sessions
- are a full-timeFootnote 5 student at your school or you are a part-time student in your last semester
- stay enrolled in an academicFootnote 2, vocationalFootnote 3 or professional trainingFootnote 4 program that is 6 months or longer and that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate
- have a Social Insurance Number (SIN)
Based on your answers, you may not work off campus without a work permit. To do so, you must request a change to your study permit so that it reflects the proper conditions to work off campus, and then apply for a SIN from Service Canada.
Based on your answers, you need a work permit to work off campus.
You can only work off campus if you meet the criteria. Otherwise, you need to get a valid work permit.
Apply for a work permit – temporary workers
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