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Canadian Temporary Work Permit

About the Canadian Temporary Work Permit

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What is a Canadian Temporary Work Permit?

A Canadian Temporary Work Permit is for those foreign workers who plan on working in Canada for a finite period of time. To work and live in Canada on a permanent basis, foreign workers must undertake the Canadian permanent residence process. However, a temporary work permit may be a stepping stone to Canadian permanent residence. Once in Canada on a temporary work permit, a foreign worker may qualify for Canadian permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), through a Skilled Worker category, or through one of the Provincial Nominee Programs.

How to Obtain a Canadian Temporary Work Permit?

In order to be granted a temporary work permit, Canadian employers will need to provide foreign workers either an approval from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) or an Offer of Employment number issued by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

We are in contact with Canadian employers looking for foreign workers. A temporary work permit can be the first step to your Canadian permanent residency.

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