Hire a temporary worker

Find out if you need a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), how to hire workers through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP), what to do after you’ve hired a worker and how to extend a temporary worker’s work permit.

Find out if you need an LMIA

List of LMIA exemptions, how to find your exemption code and who to contact if you need help

Hire a worker with an LMIA

How to hire a temporary worker when an LMIA is required and specific requirements for hiring in Quebec

Hire a worker without an LMIA

How to hire a temporary worker when you don’t need an LMIA, how to submit an offer of employment and cases where you don’t have to pay the employer compliance fee

After you hire a temporary worker

What happens when the worker arrives in Canada, your responsibilities as an employer and inspections you are subject to

Extend a temporary worker’s permit

What you and the temporary worker must do to extend their work permit

Questions about hiring a foreign worker?

Find quick and direct answers to your questions about hiring a foreign worker, including, how to hire, what your obligations are, whether you need a Labour Impact assessment.

Hire Francophone workers

Interested in tapping into the bilingual market? Learn more about hiring Francophone workers out of Quebec.

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