Extend or change the conditions on your work permit: About the process

Features

Applying online from inside Canada

In most cases you must apply online to get or extend a work permit from inside Canada. When you apply online, we get your application instantly, which can help us process your application faster. If you already applied on paper, you don’t have to resubmit your application online.

Fees

From $155

Processing time ?

Online: 96 days

About the process

If you have a work permit that’s about to expire or you need to make changes to it, you need to apply to extend it or change the conditions on it. You need to apply at least 30 days before your current work permit expires.

You can’t extend your work permit beyond the expiry date of your passport.

If you don’t have a work permit but want to work in Canada temporarily, find out what you need to do.

If you want to live and work in Canada permanently, you must qualify under one of the permanent resident categories.

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