A bridging open work permit allows you to keep working while your permanent residence application is processing
Depending on your application, you may be eligible to apply to “bridge the gap” between your soon to expire work permit in order to continue working until a final decision on your permanent residence application has been reached. Bridging open work permits are available for certain workers under the following categories:
- Federal skilled worker class (FSWC)
- Canadian experience class (CEC)
- Federal skilled trades class (FSTC)
- Provincial nominee program (PNP)
How do I start an application?
We’re your first step in starting a citizenship application. Complete an eligibility assessment here