One of the questions we receive the most is “How can I work in Canada?”
The first step to obtaining a Canadian work permit is to obtain a job offer from a Canadian employer. Then from
there you begin the process of applying for your Canadian work permit.
When seeking to work, or send workers into Canada, you need to be aware of all of the applicable requirements.
Some workers may be work permit exempt depending on the type of work they will be doing and the duration that
they will be in Canada.
Others require not only a work permit but also a Labour Market Impact Assessment from the Canadian
government confirming the need for a foreign worker to enter the Canadian work force. In some cases, workers
are exempt from the need for a Labour Market Impact Assessment due to government directives and international
Those individuals of a certain age whose countries have an agreement in place with Canada can apply for an open
work permit for up to two years in duration without a job offer.
Our regulated Canadian immigration consultant can assist you in navigating each step of the process and determining if you need a work permit, and which type of permit best suits your needs.
Currently the Canadian Government fee for a Work Permit application is: $155.00 Canadian Dollars.