Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Applicants in Canada

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

Section 207 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations applies to applicants who have been determined eligible as members of certain in-Canada permanent residence classes and includes protected persons (whether they have applied for permanent resident status or not).

Open work permits may be issued.

See also Who must submit to an immigration medical examination?.

Labour Market Impact Assessment exemption code: A70

This exemption applies to the following persons:

  1. members of the live-in caregiver class who have met the requirements for permanent residence outlined in R113;
  2. members of the spouse or common-law partner class who have satisfied an officer that they meet the requirements of R124;
  3. persons upon whom protection has been conferred in accordance with A95(2) (Convention refugees, successful pre-removal risk assessment applicants, etc.);
  4. persons who have filed an application on humanitarian and compassionate grounds for whom one or more eligibility or admissibility requirements have been waived under A25(1) such that they may become a permanent resident;
  5. family members of the above who are in Canada.
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