Program delivery update: Occupation-restricted open work permit for caregivers

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

August 30, 2019

The instructions for caregiver applicants have been updated to add information on validity for study permits and temporary resident visas (TRVs) for dependants.

In addition, the following small modification has been made to the instructions on bridging open work permits (BOWPs) for certain federal economic class applicants:

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