HomeWork In Canada


Canada Work Permit


To use this infographic on your site please copy the code bellow:

There have been many changes made to the way a person must apply for a work permit Canada. By making new amendments to the foreign worker program, Canadian immigration is trying to protect both foreign workers from exploitation and the Canadian labor market.

Share on Tumblr

Canada Jobs

In almost every case, a job offer is required in order to obtain a Canada work permit. A job offer can also help you obtain Canadian permanent residence, through an Arranged Employment Opinion. Certain categories like open work permits and the working holiday visa program do not require a job offer in order to obtain a Canada work permit.

Labor Market Opinions (LMOs)

In addition, most work permits in Canada require labor market verification, what is known as a Labor Market Opinion (LMO). Once a person obtains a positive LMO they may apply for a Canada work permit. If the Canada work permit requires an LMO, the Canadian employer, must have first advertised the position and be able to demonstrate there are no Canadian permanent residents or citizens that are qualified to fill the position. There are some advertising exemptions for categories of Canada work permits that require an LMO, for more information on advertising exemptions, tell us about your Canadian job offer.



LMO Exemptions

There are other categories of Canada work permit that do not require an LMO.

NAFTA Work Permits

Intra-Company Transfer

Post-Graduate Work Permit

These categories are based on reciprocal treaties, the transfer of senior employees or individuals who have been preliminarily selected for Canadian permanent residence but have not yet received their visa.



For more information on Canada work permits, kindly fill out the form above.

 
Go to top

Members Of:

Canadian Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

 

Barreau du Quebec

Québec Bar Association

 

Aqaadi

Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association

Let Us Assist You

Contact FWCanada online for a consultation. Reply within 24 hours.

Full name (*)
Please enter your name
Email address (*)
Invalid Input
Phone number
Invalid Input
Subject (*)
Invalid Input
Your question
Invalid Input
Antispam  Antispam  Invalid Input


Follow Us To Get Industry Updates and News

Facebook logo LinkedIn logo Twitter logo

Contact Us

TOLL FREE in North America :

1.855.316.3555

International calls : +1.514.316.3555

Follow us on Twitter