If you have a Letter of Acceptance to the Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Nursing After Degree or to the Bachelor of Education, you will require a co-op work permit in addition to your study permit. The co-op work permit will allow you to complete the practicum components of your program.
To apply for the co-op work permit together with your initial study permit:
- Review your Letter of Acceptance. In Box 24, ensure that "Yes" is checked.
- In the online questionnaire, answer "Yes" to the question regarding work being an essential component of your program.
- Upload the letter from your faculty regarding practicum work under "Evidence of Work Requirement in Study" in your document checklist. This letter will been provided to you by email together with your Letter of Acceptance.
Please note that work which brings you in close contact with people, such as nursing or teaching, requires a medical exam performed by an IRCC panel physician.
Your co-op work permit will be issued to you along with your study permit at the port of entry upon your arrival to Canada.