Work in Canada


To work in Canada, it is important to guarantee that an individual has the appropriate approval. Canada admits over 90,000 temporary foreign workers each year. Temporary workers help fill Canada’s labour shortage.

Apply to work in Canada, extend a work permit or hire a foreign worker. You usually need a work permit to work in Canada. In some cases, you can work without a permit. Whether or not you’re eligible for a work permit depends on a few things, including where you plan to apply for your work permit. Following are the categories for workers:

  • Work Permit
  • International Mobility program
  • In home caregivers
  • International Experience Class
  • Canadian employers who wish to fill immediate skills and labour shortages may hire a temporary foreign worker for the position. As an employer you must meet the following basic requirements before hiring a foreign worker:
  • You must demonstrate that you have made reasonable efforts to find and employ Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents for the position being offered.
  • You must provide the foreign worker with a genuine job offer and proper working conditions including paying the foreign worker the prevailing wage for the position offered.
  • You must apply for and receive a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

How to apply for a student work permit, how to help your spouse or common-law partner find work while you study and how to find work after you graduate.

  • Work While You Study
    1. work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions and
    2. work full-time during scheduled breaks, such as the winter and summer holidays or spring break.
  • Post Graduation Work Permit

The PGWP allows students who have graduated from a participating Canadian post-secondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience. Skilled Canadian work experience gained through the PGWP helps graduates qualify for permanent residence in Canada through Express Entry. A work permit under the PGWP may be issued for the length of the study program, up to a maximum of three years. A post-graduation work permit cannot be valid for longer than the student’s study program, and the study program must be a minimum of eight months in length.

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