Find out if you can work off campus as an international student

Do you have a validFootnote 1 study permit?

  • Yes

    Are you studying full time?

    • Yes

      Do you have one of these conditions printed on your study permit?

      (a) May work 20 hrs. per week off campus, or full time during regular breaks, if meeting criteria outlined in section 186(v) of IRPR.

      (b) May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186(f), (v) or (w). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria.

      • Yes

        Are you enrolled in an academicFootnote 2, vocationalFootnote 3 or professional trainingFootnote 4 program that is 6 months or longer that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate?

        • Yes
        • No
      • No
    • No

      Are you studying part time because you’re completing the last semester of your program?

      • Yes

        Do you have one of these conditions printed on your study permit?

        (a) May work 20 hrs. per week off campus, or full time during regular breaks, if meeting criteria outlined in section 186(v) of IRPR.

        (b) May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186(f), (v) or (w). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria.

        • Yes

          Are you enrolled in an academicFootnote 2, vocationalFootnote 3 or professional trainingFootnote 4 program that is 6 months or longer that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate?

          • Yes
          • No
        • No
      • No
  • No
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