Work Permit

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A foreign national is required a work permit or authorization to work to be allowed to work in Canada under either of the following program: ​

  1. the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

    • A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is required for employers to hire foreign workers to fill temporary labour and skill shortages.

  2. the International Mobility Program (IMP) ​

    • The IMP lets employers hire temporary workers without an LMIA. 

Extension of Temporary Workers


If the temporary workers has a work permit that is about to expire, he or she needs to apply to extend it. The temporary worker must also apply to change the conditions of their permit if the conditions of work change.

We assist people who want to work in Canada and Canadian employers who want to hire foreign workers.

We assist you and your family in finding the Canadian Immigration Program that best suits your personal circumstances. We assess your eligibility and advise you on the v...
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1 hr
CA$ 210

​Erwin Gotthold

Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant

Consultant Réglementé en Immigration Canadienne

Member in good standing with the

Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council

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