Extend your work permit

How to work longer in Canada as a temporary worker or a live-in caregiver and how to get a bridging work permit.

Floods in British Columbia

If you’re directly affected by the floods, you may be able to

  • get free replacement of documents that are lost, damaged, destroyed or inaccessible due to the floods
  • ask for urgent processing and a refund for an application you’ve submitted because of the floods
  • change, extend or restore your status, including
    • pausing your studies if your school is in the flood area
    • changing your employer if your workplace is affected by the floods

Find out how to apply

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Do you want to come to Canada?

Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to work in Canada or extend your work permit in Canada, and how to submit an online or paper application.

Questions about working in Canada?

Find quick and direct answers to your questions about working in Canada, including what you need to qualify for a permit, extending an existing permit, and how long your application might take.

How to send a complete immigration application

Learn how to avoid common errors that can cause delays in processing your application to come to Canada.

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