Work Visa

FOR WORKERS [SKILLED/SEMI SKILLED]

Many possibilities and opportunities exist for those who want to work in Canada. Usually, a foreign national has to obtain a Work Permit to be authorized to work in Canada.
A foreign national cannot initiate the process as the employer who needs to hire the foreign national has to take the permission from Service Canada, a part of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), this permission is called LMIA.
A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a document that permits an employer in Canada to hire a foreign worker. It shows that there is a need for a foreign worker to fill the job and no Canadian worker is available to do the job.

LMIA Based Work Permits:
To obtain an LMIA based Work Permit, the following steps are required:

Many possibilities and opportunities exist for those who want to work in Canada. Usually, a foreign national has to obtain a Work Permit to be authorized to work in Canada.
A foreign national cannot initiate the process as the employer who needs to hire the foreign national has to take the permission from Service Canada, a part of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), this permission is called LMIA.
A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a document that permits an employer in Canada to hire a foreign worker. It shows that there is a need for a foreign worker to fill the job and no Canadian worker is available to do the job.

LMIA Based Work Permits:
To obtain an LMIA based Work Permit, the following steps are required:

Work Permit may be LMIA based or LMIA exempt depending upon circumstances.

LMIA Exempt Work Permits categories: Also known as International Mobility Programs

Many possibilities and opportunities exist for those who want to work in Canada. Usually, a foreign national has to obtain an Work Permit to be authorized to work in Canada.
A foreign national cannot initiate the process as the employer who needs to hire the foreign national has to take the permission from Service Canada, a part of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), this permission is called LMIA.
A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a document that permits an employer in Canada to hire a foreign worker. It shows that there is a need for a foreign worker to fill the job and no Canadian worker is available to do the job

Work Permit Exempt categories: A foreign national may work in Canada without a work permit in the following occupations:

Business Visitor, Military Personnel, Athletes and Team Members, News Reporters and Media Crews, Public Speakers, Convention Organizers, Clergy, Judges, Referees, and Similar Officials, Examiners, and Evaluators, Foreign Government Officers, Foreign Representatives, and their Family Members, Military Personnel and few more.

OPENWORK PERMIT CATEGORIES:

  • Post-Graduation Work Permit for international students
  • Spouses or common-law partners of Work Permit holder
  • Spouses or common-law partners of Study Permit holder
  • Spousal/Common-Law Partner in Canada Sponsorship applicants
  • Working Holiday Permit holders

Note: Beware of fraudulent job offers. Many companies overseas advertise forged job offers. Please be careful, if they take an interview in your country and offer you a job in Canada and asks for money. Research thoroughly online and verify the employer in Canada who offers you the job.

EMPLOYERS IN CANADA WANT TO APPLY LMIA APPLICATION TO HIRE FOREIGN WORKERS IN THEIR COMPANY. FOREIGN WORKERS WANT TO APPLY/EXTEND THEIR WORK PERMIT APPLICATION.