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Work Permits in Canada

Work Permits: Help in Calgary

Work permits are needed whenever non-Canadians wish to work in Canada. This protects both Canadians and non-Canadians alike. Work permits are needed if you are seeking to work in Canada for a temporary (short term) period. Work permits are also needed if you are an employer in Canada wanting to hire a foreign employee on a temporary basis. There are some very narrow and specific exceptions to this rule. Our team in Calgary, Alberta can help outline the requirements for you to see if you qualify for a Canadian work permit. The government of Canada has rules for who needs a work permit to work in Canada. Connect with Kahane Law today for your work permit 403-225-8810.

Types of work permits available in Canada

The experienced team at Kahane Law Immigration Legal Services helps you apply for a number of the available work permits. We can help both employers and potential employees. Some of the work permits available in Canada include:

  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Permits
  • General Agreement on Trade and Services (GATS) Permits
  • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) Permits
  • Intra-Company Transfers
  • Information Technology (IT) Work Permits

Qualifying for work permits in Canada

Labour Market Opinion requirements

Sometimes, employers seeking to hire foreign workers may need to obtain a positive Labour Market Opinion from Service Canada prior to applying for a work permit. The process can be hard and complicated. Our team at Kahane Law Immigration Legal Services is skilled at guiding our clients through the Labour Market Opinion process. We can also help in finding any applicable exemptions to the Labour Market Opinion.

Interview and medical requirements

Many of these processes are complex and involve a number of steps, including interviews and medical examinations. Let our team at Kahane Law Immigration Legal Services guide you through this complex process and get you the results you desire.

Turning work permits into permanent residency or citizenship

Some clients who come to Canada on a Temporary Work Permits decide that they want to stay in Canada after the work permits temporary status expires. If necessary, we can also help with your work permit renewal or extension. If you want to get permanent resident status in Canada, let our immigration team help you. We can help you in taking the work status you have in Canada from short-term temporary Work Permits, to eventually getting Permanent Residency.

Getting Help with Work Permits for Canada in Calgary

Contact the experienced team at Kahane Law Immigration Legal Services in Calgary. Call 403-225-8810 or toll-free at 1-877-225-8817, or email us directly here.