Application for a Temporary Work Permit – Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

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If you are eligible to apply for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, you may also be eligible to apply for a one year work permit. To qualify for a temporary work permit, you must:

  • have a job offer from a designated employer in an Atlantic Province;
  • have a job offer that is full-time and not seasonal;
  • have an offer of employment number (LMIA-exemption number) from your employer;
  • have a Referral Letter issued by one of the Atlantic Provinces asking us to issue a work permit;
  • commit to apply for permanent residence within 90 days of submitting your work permit application; and
  • meet all other requirements to apply for a work permit.

Get your checklist, forms and instructions

You must select the country/territory from which you will be applying to get your instructions and forms.


Canada

Get ready to apply

  • Read the Quick Guide (IMM 5651) for specific information about the requirements for Atlantic Immigration work permits.
  • Read the Instruction guide (IMM 5553) for important information about your eligibility, fees and how to apply for a work permit.

    Note: You will not be able to apply online.

Checklist

Forms

Pay your fees online

Find out how to pay your fees.

Submit your application

Mail your application to the Case Processing Centre in Vegreville, Alberta.

Get ready to apply

  • Read the Quick Guide (IMM 5651) for specific information about the requirements for Atlantic Immigration work permits.
  • Read the Instruction guide (IMM 5487) for important information about your eligibility, fees and how to apply for a work permit.

    Note: You will not be able to apply online.

Checklist

Forms

Once you have read the guide, you can prepare your application package.

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