Working temporarily in Canada can be a gateway to becoming a permanent resident or just a way to make a little more money or do something else. Each year 150,000 workers from other countries come to Canada to fill skills shortages or even to work as caregivers.
1. The employer must determine the relevance
The person you want to hire must make sure someone outside of Canada performs the tasks they require of you. Some jobs require a labour opinion, others only require a work permit. For more information on eligibility, there is a full list of occupations that do not require labour market advice on the Immigration Canada website.
2. Other requirements
There is a list of general requirements that a person must meet when entering and staying in the country for a specified period of time. These are general requirements when you visit Canada and are in addition to the requirements you must meet to work in Canada. To enter Canada, you need a passport, you must be in good health and have enough money for your stay. Immigration officials may also ask other questions to determine if you are eligible to enter the country.
3. The work permit is not permanent
It is important to remember that having a work permit does not mean that you can live permanently in Canada; for this, you must register in an immigration category. However, it is important to note that a work permit may be your first step into the Canadian job market. There are also exceptions for resident caregivers who can stay in Canada permanently if they meet the eligibility criteria.
4. Spouse and children
To come to Canada with you, your spouse and children must register. They must meet the requirements necessary to become a temporary resident. The immigration officer will also ask them questions to make sure their intentions are temporarily in Canada. Family members may be asked to pass a criminal record check and may be asked to provide proof that they are related to you; this includes marriage or birth certificates. In addition, if they want to work here, they must apply for an open temporary work permit, which allows them to obtain employment practically anywhere in the country.