The Government of Canada has announced that international students who are in Canada and have permission to work off campus will no longer be limited to work 20 hours or less each week.
This temporary change comes into effect on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, and will continue until Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023.
To work full-time hours off campus after Nov. 15, 2022, international students must have:
If you do not meet the conditions noted above, you may work up to 20 hours per week.
Review this resource to view more details on how your study permit conditions affect the hours permitted to work as an international student.
You can also join an upcoming session on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EDT or Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ED.
Register for the Off-Campus Work Hours session on Thursday, Nov. 17Register for the Off-Campus Work Hours session on Thursday, Nov. 22
It is very important that international students balance their study and work commitments. Seneca has many resources available to help:
For additional information, visit Seneca’s FAQs for international students or email firstname.lastname@example.org to connect with an immigration specialist.
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