Canada is actively seeking foreign workers and professionals to help grow its strong national workforce. Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work in Canada, or even if you are a Canadian employer seeking to bring in skilled professionals from abroad, below you will find some valuable online resources to help accomplish your goals.
In most cases, in order to work in Canada, the foreign worker will need a work permit. However, there are circumstances where you may be able to work in Canada without a work permit. In addition, there are other ways to work in Canada without undergoing the traditional work permit application process, including work permits granted for working holidays, post-graduate work permits, and permits issued under NAFTA.
Which Canadian work solution will meet your needs?
If you are looking for work in Canada or already have a job offer from a Canadian employer and are unsure of what to do next, contact us for more information.
- I already have a job offer in Canada
- I am a Canadian business looking to hire a foreign worker
- I am a currently studying or have recently graduated from a Canadian educational institution
- I would like to work in Canada as an entrepreneur
- I would like to work in Canada as a self-employed individual
- I am a citizen of the United States or Mexico
- I have a job offer in the province of Quebec
After graduating from a designated Canadian educational institution, international graduates may work in Canada for up to three years.
These permits will allow a company to bring certain employees to Canada from its offices abroad. These permits do not require a LMIA.
Certain circumstances allow for individuals to work in Canada without first obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment.
These work permits require the employer to obtain a Labour Market Impact Assessment as part of the process.
A business visitor is a foreign national who comes to Canada to participate in international business activities, but who will not enter the Canadian labour market.
These permits are issued under the North American Free Trade Agreement, allowing work without a Labour Market Impact Assessment.