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Spousal Open Work Permit

At Flagstaff Immigration, we understand the importance of keeping families together while pursuing educational goals in Canada. The Spousal Open Work Permit is a valuable avenue that enables your spouse or common-law partner to work and contribute to the Canadian workforce. If you fulfill the following criteria, your loved one may be eligible for an open work permit

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Valid Study Permit: You must hold a valid study permit in Canada.
  2. Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) Eligibility: If you are eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP), your spouse or common-law partner may be eligible for an open work permit.
  3. Study at Designated Schools: You should be a full-time student at one of the following types of schools:
    • A public post-secondary school, such as a college or university, or CEGEP in Quebec
    • A Canadian private school authorized to award degrees under provincial law (e.g., Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degrees

Benefits of the Spousal Open Work Permit: The Spousal Open Work Permit offers numerous advantages, including:

  1. Family Unity: Keep your family together and experience your Canadian journey alongside your spouse or common-law partner.
  2. Financial Contributions: Enable your loved one to work and contribute financially, providing valuable support during your study period.
  3. Skill Development: Your spouse or partner can gain Canadian work experience, enhancing their professional skills and boosting career opportunities.

Aligned Validity Period

The validity period of your spouse or common-law partner’s open work permit will be synchronized with the duration of your study permit. This ensures that they can work throughout the entirety of your academic program in Canada.

Guiding Your Spousal Open Work Permit Application

At Flagstaff Immigration, we are committed to assisting you and your family in making the most of your Canadian experience. Our skilled consultants are well-versed in the Spousal Open Work Permit application process, ensuring all necessary documentation is expertly prepared and submitted.

Empower your spouse or common-law partner with the opportunity to work in Canada and enhance your collective journey. Contact Flagstaff Immigration today to explore how the Spousal Open Work Permit can enrich your family’s experience while you pursue your educational aspirations. Your family’s well-being is our priority, and we are here to guide you every step of the way.

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