Work Permit

Open, post graduate permit, bridging and or LMIA

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To work in Canada, a foreign national must receive authorization in the form of a work permit. A work permit is a document issued by Immigration Canada that allows a foreign individual to work for a limited time at a specific job for a specific employer in Canada.

 

We can assist you with:

  • becoming eligible for work in Canada

  • preparing an application for a job in Canada

  • representing your Canadian employer with the ESDC to obtain validation;

  • preparing an application for submission to Immigration Canada;

  • representing you before Immigration Canada to obtain a work permit and/or entry visa.

 

Do you qualify for Canadian Work Permit?

COVID-19 Updates regarding Canadian Work Permits

Canada is still accepting work permit applications.

 

The following foreign workers are now allowed to cross the border into Canada by land or air:

  • Temporary workers who hold a valid work permit or who are approved for a work permit but have not yet been issued the work permit

  • IEC participants who have not yet activated their work permits must have a valid job offer in order to enter

  • IEC participants who have already activated their work permits and were outside the country temporarily do not require a valid job offer in order to re-enter

  • If you’re travelling by air, you need to follow all airline requirements and pass a health check conducted by airlines before you’re allowed to board your flight. Anyone who shows symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed to enter Canada by air.

  • When you arrive in Canada, they will assess your health before you leave the port of entry. You must have a plan to quarantine for 14 days when you arrive in Canada. This is mandatory, even if you have no symptoms. If you don’t have a plan, you should not travel to Canada.

  • Only people who provide essential services, for example, truck drivers who regularly cross the border to maintain the flow of goods, are exempt from the quarantine requirements.

  • For more updates on the Coronavirus, visit our page on the impact the Coronavirus has had on Canadian immigration.