The Canada Work Permit provides you an opportunity to live and work in Canada for up to four years. You can also convert it to permanent residency with certain conditions. However, to get the work permit for Canada, you must obtain the LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) approved employment offer from a Canadian employer. You also need to meet the basic criteria to be able to apply for work permit in Canada.
Every Canadian Employer needs to obtain a positive LMIA to hire the employees from overseas countries. The Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is issued by HRSDC (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada) to ensure that no Canadian worker or employee is overlooked to hire a skilled worker from an overseas country. The LMIA requirement is introduced to protect the interests of the employees and labors in Canada.
Here are the key requirements to apply for work permit in Canada:
The key benefits of Canadian Work Permit are as follows:
After spending sufficient in Canada on a work permit, you can convert it into the permanent residency with certain conditions. The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is the pathway to get your work permit converted into PR. It’s the part of federal economic immigration program of IRC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada). The CEC has been designed for the Individuals, who have already got Canadian working experience. Here are the key requirements of CEC.
To apply in CEC you must:
The Work Permit processing fee includes various charges. The fee includes temporary resident visa (if required) is CAD$ 150.
The Work permit processing time depends on the factors, i.e. your nationality, submitted application, medical exam, verification process, etc. However, it may vary anywhere between 2 to 7 months.
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