Supporting international students working in an essential service

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If you are an international student working in an essential service or function, you can now work more than the previous maximum of 20 hours per week while classes are in session, until August 31, 2020.

Introduction

Last updated: June 3, 2020

Reference

The normal restriction on working hours for international students has been removed until August 31, 2020 so that international students will be able to work more than 20 hours per week while attending classes, provided they work in an essential service or function.

Eligibility

You may be able to get this relief if:

  • You are an international student, and;
  • You are working in an essential service or function.
How to apply
  • This will happen automatically. You do not need to do anything.
Difficulty
Easy Application
Tax filing
No
Jurisdiction
Topics
General