Canada work permit.

Canada is one the world’s leading economy and destination for worker from different parts of the world.

The work permit allows business people, permanent workers, temporary workers students and others to work in Canada.

Applicants must have a ready job offer before applying for this permit.

Canada work permit details.


Canada work permit benefits:


  • Will be eligible to apply for dependent visa so you can accommodate your dependents under your visa.
  • Work in Canada under the employer you mentioned in your work permit.
  • Have the authority to travel to any part of the country.
  • Get your pays in Canadian dollars.
  • Can apply for a PR visa after some times.

Canadian work permit requirements.

  • You will give a proof that you will vacate the country immediately your visa expires.
  • Provide a proof that you have enough fund that will sustain you and your dependents throughout you stay in Canada.
  • Applicants must submits a police clearance certificate as proof of criminal case free.
  • Must be in good health and will also submit medical report as proof.
  • Never have interest in working for employer who’s not authorized to operate in the country.

Documents you need for Canada work permit application.

  • Your international passport and the validity must be over six months to the date you planned to enter Canada.
  • Two recent passport photographs.
  • Must present your educational certificates.
  • Application fee.
  • You must provide your medical certificate done in a registered hospital ( sometimes recommended by the embassy ).
  • Your statement of account to proof that you have enough finance for you stay in the country.
  • Proof of work experiences and professional qualifications.
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Different types of Canada work permit.

  • Open work permit and Specific work permit.

In open work permit you’re are free to do any job and also work for different employers but in specific work permit you’re just permitted to work for only one employer.

And do not forget that you should never work for an employer who’s company doesn’t comply to labor requirements.

Note: The open work permit comes with certain conditions such as:

  • Type of work you can do.
  • Place of work.
  • Work durations.

Requirements for open work permit application.

  • You must provide a proof that your financial status can sustain you and your family through your permit period.
  • Must be capable of certain conditions such as language, biometrics data and insurance.
  • Accept the job condition even if there are some restrictions.
  • Candidate must be in good health.
  • Proof that you have no criminal records and no intention for so.

Canadian visa change.

Holders of the bellow visas can migrate to open work permit.

  • Temporary work permits for spouse.
  • Post graduation work permit.
  • Temporary resident permit.
  • World youth program permit.
  • Regular open work permit
  • Bridging open work permit.
  • Atlantic Immigration pilot spousal permit.

Check our next post for Canada Visa Requirements.