Apply for Canadian Work Permit

Canada is a prime destination for many foreign nationals seeking employment opportunities. By applying for a Canadian Work Permit, you could enjoy professional growth and development, a high standard of workplace safety, and competitive wages. Working in Canada on a work permit also opens the door to permanent residency.

Types of Work Permit in Canada 

1. Open Work Permit

This work permit allows the candidate to work for any employer. The employee can work for any employer in Canada. The only exception is that you cannot work for a company that does not comply with labour requirements.

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2.  Intra-Company Transfers

The intra-company transfer is a great opportunity for international workers to move to Canada. If you work for a company that has a branch, subsidiary, parent company or affiliate in Canada, you can apply for a Canadian work permit  through the Intra-company transfer program.

3.  Temporary Foreign Worker Program

This program allows Canadian employers to hire foreign nationals to work temporarily in Canada. This Canada work permit is managed by IRCC (Immigration Refugees Citizenship Canada) and ESDC (Employment Social Development Canada). Canadian employers can recruit skilled workers through streams, such as high wage workers, low wage workers, global talent stream, foreign agricultural workers, in-home caregivers, and foreign academics.

4. Employer-Specific Work Permit

Through this work permit, you can get a work permit and work for a specific employer. The employer can hire you only when it has obtained a positive LMIA. Visit our   LMIA  Page to know more.

5. International Experience Canada (IEC)

You can apply for this program if your country of citizenship has an agreement with Canada that allows you to apply for an IEC work permit or you may be able to use a recognized organization (RO). Young professionals who have a job offer in Canada and are willing to work for the same employer in the same location during their stay in Canada can apply for IEC. Students who you have a job offer for a work placement or internship in Canada can also apply.

6.  Global Talent Stream

Global Talent Stream work permit is a perfect opportunity for skilled workers working in occupations such as computer programming, information system analysis, and software engineering. This is the fastest immigration pathway for eligible workers seeking a new career and life in Canada.


How Dastur Immigration  Services Helps You

  • Working in Canada without having proper authorization can have serious consequences. But don’t worry, at Dastur Immigration Services, we work with you to help you find out various options for immigrating to Canada as a temporary or permanent worker.
  • We guide you and provide resources on how to obtain an official job offer from a Canadian employer. We help you prepare your resume and application before submitting them for approval.
  • We assist you in understanding the benefits of different work permits and which one is suitable for you.
  • Our team of experts has worked on thousands of work permit applications and has in-depth knowledge and experience to help you throughout the application
  • We will help you prepare all documentation related to Canadian work permits and inform you about work permit requirements.

Talk to Work Permit Application Experts

Dastur Immigration  Services is here to help you fulfill your dream to work and settle in Canada. We will assist you with all types of work permit applications with value-added services. Complete our self-assessment form or contact us to get started.

Frequently Ask Questions

Foreign workers may seek employment in Canada without a work permit if they work in the following jobs: Business Visitor, Foreign Representatives and Their Family Members, Military Personnel, Foreign Government Officers, On-Campus Work, Performing Artists, Athletes and Team Members, News Reporters and Media Crews, Public Speakers, Convention Organizers, Clergy, Judges, Referees and Similar Officials, Examiners and Evaluators, Expert Witnesses or Investigators, Health Care Students, Civil Aviation Inspectors, Aviation Accident or Incident Inspectors, Emergency Service Providers, Implied Status Off-Campus Work, and Farm Work.

A Canadian work permit holder’s family member willing to work in Canada must complete their own application forms and need their own Canada work permit. Sometimes, spouses or common-law partners are eligible for an open work permit. If the work permit holder has children and they would like to study in Canada, they need a study permit.

The work permit application process varies depending on which permit you choose. If you need help figuring out the best work permit and understanding the application, simply contact us  and a member of our team will assist you.

There are work permits in Canada that don’t require job offers or LMIA. They are Post-Graduation Work Permits (PGWP), Spousal Sponsorship from Inside of Canada, International Experience Canada (IEC), Bridging Open Work Permit (BOWP), and Spouse Accompanying International Student.

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