Extend or change your work permit – International Experience Canada

You need to give your biometrics

Outside Canada applicants

Work permit extensions

  • You now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when you apply to extend your work permit if you are from Europe, the Middle East or Africa.

Visitor extensions

  • You now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when you apply to extend your stay in Canada if you are from Europe, the Middle East or Africa.

Find out who needs to give biometrics and how the new application process works.

In Canada applicants

Work permit or visitor extensions

  • You are temporarily exempt from giving biometrics for your extension application until 2019. This is when biometrics collection points will be established in Canada.

You can only extend or make changes to your International Experience Canada work permit in very specific situations.

Why are you trying to extend or change your International Experience Canada work permit?

  • Your job has been extended
  • You want to change employers
  • The expiry date on your work permit is wrong
  • You’ve received a new passport
  • You need to remove medical restrictions
  • Other
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