Canada Work Visa
Temporary Work Permits in Canada
Do you plan to work in Canada? Do you have a Job Offer in Canada? Or are you an inter-company transfer applicant being transferred to your company’s Canadian office? Do you want to establish a new business in Canada?
A Canada Work Visa may be for you!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Canada Work Visas
Question : What is a Canada Work Visa?
Answer : A Canada’s Work Visa or work permit Canada is a document issued by the Canadian government that allows a foreigner such as for example US Citizen to legally work in Canada for a temporary period of time.
Question : Do all foreigners require a Canada Work Visa?
Answer : No. There are certain persons who are EXEMPT or do not require Canada Work Visas (subject to certain conditions):
- Foreign Diplomats
- Military Personnel
- Performing Artists (under certain circumstances)
- Ship or Truck Personnel
- Designated Foreign Buyers and Sellers
Note: There are other exemptions that are found in the Canadian Immigration Regulations.
Question : If I work in Canada for a period of time, can I get Permanent Resident status?
Answer : Possibly. If you work in Canada for two years under a valid Work Permit you may eligible for Permanent Resident status under the Canadian Experience Class or a Provincial Nominee Program depending on your job classification and your language proficiency.
Question : What if I need a Canada Work Visa? How Do I get a Work Permit for Canada issued to me?
Answer : Generally, there is a two step procedure involved in obtaining a Canada Work Visa.