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Off Campus Work Permit

 

CHECK IT OUT: CIC has video tutorials to help you in completing your application forms. To view the video tutorial for off campus work permit application, click here.

 

To work off campus you need an Off Campus Work Permit (OCWP).

You have to register online and Memorial University has to verify your eligibility - you will get an Electronic Verification Number (EVN). Students then complete, sign, pay for and submit an application electronically through CIC's new Online Application or you can apply on paper and mail an application.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • minimum of 6 months of full-time studies within a 12 month period and

  • in clear standing (at MUN - GPA of 2.0 or higher)

 

How much does it cost to apply:

  • $150

  • You can pay application fees at a bank using form "IMM 5401" (this form is available at the ISA office) or you can pay online

 

Apply Online for an Off Campus Work Permit (OCWP):

  1. Go to http://www.cic.gc.ca

    • Select English

  2. On the right hand side, under I Need To... click on Apply Online (in Canada) or access Unsubmitted Application

  3. Under Apply Online (in Canada), click on Off Campus Work Permit

  4. Follow the steps to determine your eligibility to apply and to register online

  5. If you are eligible, you will be brought to a website that has a link entitled: log into MyCIC
    • Click on this link, and create an account

  6. Once you have successfully created a MyCIC account, request an EVN (Eligibility Verification Number)

  7. This request will be sent to a designated institutional representative (DIR) at Memorial University, and you will receive a notification through your MyCIC account once it has been approved

  8. If you have any questions, attend an information session. Click here for a schedule of information sessions. If you have a special case or specific questions, you can contact Natasha for help or to book an appointment:


 

Apply for Off Campus Work Permit - paper format:

  • Complete the application form

  • Gather all information outlined in the document checklist and pay the fee ($150)

  • If you have any questions, attend an information session. Click here for a schedule of information sessions. If you have a special case or specific questions, you can contact Natasha for help or to book an appointment:


  • Mail your application to:

    • Citizenship and Immigration -Work Permit
      CPC-Vegreville
      6212 - 55th Avenue, Unit 555
      Vegreville AB
      T9C 1X6

 

It is recommended that you use Canada Post's National Xpresspost Service in order to track the delivery of your application.

 

Difficulties?

 

Memorial Univerdity has Designated Institutional Representatives (DIR's) that approve your request to apply for an OCWP (give you an EVN/confirm academic standing & student status)

 

The DIR's at MUN are: Sonja Knutson, Natasha Clark. They can assist you if you are having trouble.If you have questions you can also contact CIC by e-mail: question@cic.gc.ca; or by calling the CIC Call Center: 1-888-242-2100 (in Canada only).

 

For FAQs about the online application, click here.

 

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