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STAY BACK OPTIONS

STAY BACK OPTIONS

  • Australia

2 years – Bachelor’s, master’s degree or master’s by coursework degrees

3 years – Master’s by research degree

4 years – Doctorate degree

 

  • Austria

6 months – on completion of Masters

 

  • Canada

Same length as the study program – More than 8 months but less than 2 years (Ex: 9 months program, 9 month stay back permission).

3 years – Fulltime recognized course of 2 years or more.

Same Length of each program completed – Completed more than one program that is PGWP eligible and at least 8 months in length.

 

  • Cyprus

NA

 

  • Denmark

6 months – 1 year – On completion of master’s degree or PhD in a European Union territory.

 

  • France

1 year – On completion of one year master’s or higher level degree.

2 year – On completion of two year master’s or higher level degree.

 

  • Germany

18 months – After Graduation

 

  • Hungary

9 months – After completion of Graduation

 

  • Ireland

12 months – Bachelor’s degree

24 months – Post Graduate degrees

 

  • Italy

12 months – After completion of level 2 masters or PhD (6 – 12 months, depending upon the course and university).

 

  • Latvia

6 months – After the completion of masters program in Latvia.

 

  • Lithuania

6 months – After completion of Graduation

 

  • Netherland

1 year – After completion of bachelor’s or master’s or research work (on Search/ Orientation year Residence permit)

 

  • New Zealand

1, 2 or 3 years (i.e. up to 3 years) – Depending upon the level and place of study

 

  • Norway

1 year – After completion of graduation

 

  • Poland

2-3 year – Permitted on successful completion of graduation at any Polish Higher education institution on fulltime program (and if you could financially support yourself).

 

  • Portugal

NA

One can apply for Temporary Stay Visa for the duration of 3 months or for the period of work contract in Portugal.

(Or)

The Residence Visa for the duration of 4 months

 

  • Romania

NA

 

  • Singapore

1 – 3 months – On completion of graduation

 

  • Spain

No Stay back options available

 

  • Sweden

6 months – After completion of graduation

 

  • Switzerland

6 month – After completion of graduation

 

  • UK

4 months – After completion of graduation

 

  • USA

12 months – After completion of graduation (other than STEM)

29 months – After completion of graduation in STEM

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