Live-in Caregiver Program
Find out how to change your employer under the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP), apply to change your employer, extend or change the conditions of your work permit and learn about applying for permanent residency.
The Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) is closed to new applicants. If you don’t already have a LCP work permit and would like to work as a caregiver in Canada, you must apply for a regular work permit.
What you need to change employers under the LCP and what to do if you don’t already have a new employer
Sign an employment contract, get a Labour Market Impact Assessment and apply for a new work permit
Extend or change the details of your work permit, apply for an open work permit, and know what happens if you quit or lose your job
How long it will take to process your application
Find out if you are eligible, what affects your application and how to apply for your family
Learn about employment or labour standards where you will be working
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