TR to PR pathway applicants can now apply for open work permit

IRCC announced that, beginning July 26, 2021, individuals who have applied for the recently opened pathway to permanent residence (TR to PR) will be eligible for an open work permit while awaiting the results of their application.

to be eligible for this one-time open work permit, applicants must

  • have successfully submitted an application under one of the pathway’s streams
  • held a valid work permit, or were authorized to work without a work permit, at the time their PR application was submitted
  • hold a valid work permit that is set to expire within the next 4 months
  • have temporary resident status, maintained status or are eligible to restore their status at the time their open work permit application is submitted
  • are in Canada at the time their open work permit application is submitted
  • were employed in any occupation at the time their PR application was submitted
  • meet the language requirements of the stream under which they applied at the time their PR application was submitted
Posted in Tina's Blog.