Canada is one of the leading countries in the world economies which are providing a large number of opportunities to people from all over the world to work abroad. Canada has been a hub of different kinds of employment for the working enthusiasts from foreign lands.
Once someone gets a job offer or an employment opportunity (for different time period) from a Canadian employer, they need to apply for a work visa. A working permit or work visa is a document which is needed by a foreigner to work in a certain country for a specific time period. For recruiting foreign people who are eligible enough to work in Canada, the employer must obtain ESDC (Employment and Social Development Canada) an LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment).
Eligibility For Canada Work Permit Visa:
The foremost priority here will be the eligibility of the applicant to take up the job offer from Canada. Once you are legally eligible, you can apply for a Canada Work permit and look forward to your dream of doing a job or certain work.
To apply for a Work Permit in Canada, there are certain requirements which are to be fulfilled by the applicant.
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Here are a few general eligibility requirements which are to be fulfilled to apply for getting a work permit in Canada.
No record of any criminal activity ( police clearance certificate as proof is needed)
Assurance must be made that on the expiry of your work permit you will move out.
Must be verified with enough documents showing that you have enough funds during your stay in Canada to support yourself.
The applicant is no way any threat to the security of the country
Must have no plans to work for an employer listed as ineligible by Canadian Government, or with someone who is involved in any sort of wrong activities.
Must be ready to provide any documents demanded by officers to qualify the eligibility of the applicants.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR CANADA WORK PERMIT VISA
Educational qualification and related certificates.
Professional qualification and work experience related documents.
Valid passport of more than 6 months. ( from the date of your arrival)
Recent passport size photographs. (4)
Medical examination certificate obtained from registered hospitals.
Proof of your financial stability during your stay in Canada.
Different types of work permits:
As per the Canadian authorities an applicant can avail two types of work permits based on their needs and eligibility.
An Open Work Permit
Employer-specific work permit
OPEN WORK PERMIT: It allows the user to work under any employer throughout Canada. You can choose any employer (not the ones who do not comply with the labor requirement rules) and work for them and it does not require the Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) or an offer letter from an employer who has paid the compliance fee because you are under the Open Work Permit.
*You need to check a few of the conditions which may come with the open work permit like :
Places where you can work
Type of work
Duration of work
Applicants who have the following visas may apply for an Open Work Permit:
Post-Graduation Work Permit
Temporary Resident Permit
Temporary Work Permits for spouses
Regular Open Work Permit
World Youth Program Permit
Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program Spousal Permit
Bridging Open Work Permit
EMPLOYER SPECIFIC WORK PERMIT: With this permit you will be allowed to work for a specific employer only. This is usually a necessity If you have a company sponsoring you to work in Canada or you are a contract worker with a specific company in Canada.
Exceptions for not having a work permit in Canada:
There are certain jobs that do not require a work permit. Here is a list which will help you know about a few of them.
Student working off-campus
Student working on-campus
Civil aviation inspector
Athlete or coach
News reporter or film and media crew
Family Members as Dependents:
If you have a job and an open work permit, you may be allowed to have your spouse and children with you in Canada and your spouse will also be allowed to apply for an open work permit so that they may also work plus your children will be allowed to attend the educational institutions.
Whereas parents and grandparents must be sponsored by people who are already permanent residents of Canada and they must promise to support and accompany them for a period of 3 to 10 years to ensure that the new family can settle properly in Canada.
Eligible Family members under Canada’s Dependent Work Permit are:
Both parents and grandparents
Spouse, or common-law partners over the age of 16
Siblings, nephews and nieces
Dependent children (including children who are adopted)
Other relatives who reside in or outside Canada
Children are considered dependent on the following criteria:
Children who are under the age of 22 and unmarried.
Children who are under the age of 22 but are married or have a spouse and need financial help.
Children who are under the age of 22 and have certain physical impairment and are financially dependent on their parents
Essential documents to apply for dependents:
Documentation of resident proof and proof of relationship.
Marriage certificate or spouse/partner documents.
Requirements For Applying For Dependant Visa
If you are thinking of applying a dependent visa for Canada then you have to check certain formalities that are to be fulfilled:
You need to give details of your cash flow and financial condition of the recent 12 months in order to prove your financial stability for supporting your family
You need to provide the documents which prove your relationship with the members of your family.
For children as per the conditions listed in the paragraph must be fulfilled.
Children must clear the police records and must not have any medical condition that may be contagious or cause an epidemic .
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