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Working in Canada

Canada is a country of wealth and opportunity. Each year thousands of newcomers come to Canada for the purposes of work. Working in Canada will provide you with valuable experience as well as a secure pathway to Permanent Residency.

Work is defined in Canada as being paid either wages or compensation for service. Volunteering can also qualify for work in some instances.

All foreign nationals working in Canada are required to apply for a valid work permit before entering Canada. In some cases, you may apply for a work permit from within Canada or at a port of entry.

Not all foreign nationals are eligible to apply for work permits. Before applying to come work in Canada, it is recommended you get a full immigration assessment from a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant.

Types of Work Permits

Open Work Permit
Open Work Permits are available for individuals who qualify under the International Mobility Program. To be eligible for an Open Work Permit you must meet certain criteria.

Closed Work Permits and LMIAs
Most Temporary Foreign Workers come to Canada on closed work permits, which limit the location and conditions of the work one can do. Obtaining a closed work permit usually starts with an employer making an application for a Labour Market Impact Assessment, which is the written authorization needed to hire a Foreign Worker. It is common for Employers to “name” their foreign worker in their applications, which would then grant access to an individual to apply for a work permit.

Do I need a Work Permit to Work In Canada?
With some exceptions, most individuals coming to Canada will require a work permit.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Advantages of an Immigration Consultant?2020-12-17T20:30:13+00:00

An immigration consultant makes the entire process of immigrating to Canada much easier. Whether you are emigrating from abroad, are applying for permanent residency, or are trying to bring your loved ones to join you in Canada, the legal and documentation process can sometimes be complex.

Having someone to help you understand all the details can be extremely helpful, especially with so much on the line. After all, if you make a mistake, your application can be rejected or significantly delayed. Hiring someone who has extensive experience in the field will make your job easier, and will almost certainly increase your chances of a successful immigration process, whether it is for study, work, travel, business or personal reasons.

Do Immigration Consultants Need to be Certified?2020-12-17T18:18:06+00:00

Yes, anyone giving advice on immigration or representing you in your application needs to be authorized to do so. If you decide to work with an immigration consultant, it is extremely important that they be authorized to represent you.

Do I Need an Immigration Consultant to Immigrate to Canada?2020-12-17T18:17:38+00:00

To immigrate to Canada, you are not required to use the services of an immigration consultant.

In Canada, we treat everyone equally, and you can always apply on your own. All the forms you need to do so are available for free on the Government of Canada’s Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship website.

Can I Apply for Multiple Immigration Streams?2020-12-17T18:16:23+00:00

Good question! The answer is always “it depends,” as everyone’s immigration situation is different. That’s why it’s a great idea to give us a call for a quick 20-minute free consultation.

We have the kind of immigration experience in the application process that can make your Canadian permanent residency dreams a reality. All you need to do is get on the phone and tell us a little bit about your specific goals. Our team of consultants will find a way to make the immigration process work best for you. We want your experience with this process to be as smooth as possible, and we’ll work hard to make sure that happens.

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