For foreign workers and employers alike, it is crucial to go through the proper channels before temporary employment in Canada may begin. Canada is actively seeking foreign workers and professionals to help grow its strong national workforce. in this Work section, you may find all the most up-to-date information on working in Canada for your particular situation.
There are two types of work permits: Open work permits and employer-specific work permits.
Open Work PermitsAn open work permit allows you to work for any employer in Canada, except for an employer:
- Who is listed as ineligible on the list of employers on CIC website or
- Who is involved in illegal activities.
Employer-Specific Work PermitsAn employer-specific work permit allows you to work according to the conditions on your work permit, which include:
- Details like name and address of the employer you can work for
- Duration of work