A work permit allows you to work in Canada temporarily.
Employers may need to get a Labour-Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire. you.
You must meet the requirements to:
No matter where you apply, you must:
You can only apply for a work permit from inside Canada if you:
If you are currently working or plan to work in Canada, you should keep track of the total time you have worked and plan to work in Canada. After you have worked temporarily for four years in Canada, you will not be eligible to work in Canada again until another period of four years has passed.
Before you are eligible to work again in Canada, you will need to spend four consecutive years either:
At that point, you can apply for a work permit and you can start another four years of working in Canada.