- Foreign nationals wants to work in Canada on a temporary basis is require a work permit.A work permit is a legal document permitting a foreign national to do work in that country for a specific time period. People need to apply for a Work Visa only after getting a job offer or an employment contract from a Canadian employer.
- The employer must obtain from ESDC (Employment and Social Development Canada) an LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment), which gives them permission to recruit foreign skilled workers for occupations that cannot be filled in by citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
- There are Two main programs through work permits are issued are the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP)
Types of work permits:
There are different Types for getting a Canadian work permit.Some work permits require a job offer from a Canadian employer while, other require that a person has some sort of connection to Canada(e.g., Canadian education, spouse is skilled worker or international student, spousal sponsorship, refugee, etc.)-work permits can be broadly classified into two groups (Employer/Occupation specific work permits where a job offer from a Canadian employer is required and Open Work Permits those do not require a job offer). -Under the Canada Work Permit Visa, you can:
- Work in Canada under the employer you have mentioned in your work permit application
- Have the ability to apply for Dependent Visas to call your dependents
- Earn in dollars
- Travel across Canada
- Apply for a PR visa at a later date
Why Prefer for Canada Work Permit?
Our team of experienced immigration professionals understands the complexities of the work permit process and will work closely with you to ensure that your application meets all the requirements of the Canadian government. Our Canada Work Permit services include:
We provide a comprehensive assessment of your eligibility for a work permit based on your qualifications, work experience, & job offer.
Types of Canada Work Permit and Which is RIGHT for you
The type of work permit you require will depend on various factors, such as the nature of the work you will be doing, your qualifications and work experience, and the duration of your intended stay in Canada.
- Employer-specific work permit: This type of work permit is issued for a specific job and employer. You must have a valid job offer from a Canadian employer before you can apply for this type of work permit.
- Open work permit: An open work permit allows you to work for any employer in Canada, except for those who have been listed as ineligible to hire foreign workers. You can apply for an open work permit if you meet certain criteria, such as being a spouse or common-law partner of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or being a graduate of a Canadian post-secondary institution.
- Foreign Worker Stream work permit: The Foreign Worker Stream work permit is issued to individuals who are applying under a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) or are part of a pilot program or special agreement between the Canadian government and foreign countries or organizations.
- International Mobility Program (IMP) work permit: The IMP work permit is designed for individuals who are exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process. This type of work permit is issued to individuals who are part of various programs, such as the NAFTA agreement, the Intra-Company Transferee program, or the Global Talent Stream.
- Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) work permit: The SAWP work permit is issued to individuals who are employed in the agricultural sector and are hired by Canadian employers to perform seasonal work.
At our visa consultancy firm, we understand that the work permit process can be complex and time-consuming. Our goal is to make the process as smooth and efficient as possible, allowing you to focus on your job and the successful integration into your new Canadian workplace.