Work in Canada
Apply to work in Canada, extend a work permit or hire a foreign worker.
Note: As of November 21, 2015, CIC no longer accepts the IMM5802 Offer of Employment to a Foreign National Exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment form. If your employer has given you a completed copy of this form, you must ask your employer to resubmit the offer of employment online through the Employer Portal.
List of job categories for which a work permit is not required to work temporarily in Canada
Work permit requirements and applications for foreign workers, live-in caregivers, business people and students
Applications for work permit extensions for foreign workers and live-in caregivers and applications for open work permits if you are awaiting a decision on a permanent resident application
Information for youth to travel and work in Canada with the International Experience Canada Program
Requirements to hire temporary workers, live-in caregivers, international students, permanent workers and interns
Finding a job, exploring other career opportunities and language training for the workplace
When and how to get your credentials assessed, how to upgrade skills and education and occupation facts
What we are doing
- Gearing up for the launch of Express Entry
- Changes to Canadian Experience Class, federal skilled worker and trades programs
- Attracting skilled newcomers to Canada
- Planning for success, putting Canada first
Do you want to come to Canada?
Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to study in Canada or extend your study permit in Canada and how to submit an online or paper application.
How to send a complete immigration application
Learn how to avoid common errors that can cause delays in processing your application to come to Canada.
Find out how to hire a foreign worker for your business
Read the guide to find out how to hire and retain internationally trained workers for your business.
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