We want to convey you some important updates from IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) .
Most Recent IRCC Updates
According to IRCC’s recent updates .
1.“online courses won’t affect your PGWPP eligibility
If your in-class courses are being moved to an online-only format because of COVID-19, you’re still eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP).
2.If you have a study permit or been approved for a study permit for a program starting in the spring, summer or fall, but you can’t travel to Canada at this time due to travel restrictions, you’re also still eligible for the PGWPP.
If you’re in this situation, you may
*begin your classes while outside Canada, and
*&complete up to 50% of your program while outside Canada, if you can’t travel to Canada sooner.
If you start your studies in fall 2020, you won’t have time deducted from the length of your post-graduation work permit for studies you complete while outside Canada between fall 2020 and December 31, 2020.“Please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/visitors-foreign-workers-students.html#restrictions-students for the detailed information.
An important precondition to start your Fall 2019 semester study in your own country is that you must have a valid study permit by the start of your semester.Based on the most recent IRCC update, you are not allowed to study in your own country or any other country except Canada for Fall 2020 semester if you do not have a valid study permit by then.Please submit your study visa application AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to High Commissioner (or Canadian Visa Centers in your area) once you receive Letter of Acceptance and Payment Receipt from our college and upload your approved study visa to your application account of our International OCAS Portal https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply/international-applicants so that the college could register your for that semester in time.
3.On May 22nd, 2020, IRCC also further updated some processing regulation regarding to international students, such as “Travelling to Canada”, “Requests for additional documents on open applications”, “Student Direct Stream”. Please referhttps://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/publications-manuals/operational-bulletins-manuals/service-delivery/coronavirus/temporary-residence/study-permit.html for the detailed information.
4.Please refer “COVID19-Updates from IRCC as of May 27th” by https://cbie.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IRCC-COVID-19-Updates-CBIE-CICan-UniCan-1.pdf