Apply to work in Canada, extend a work permit or hire a foreign worker.
Find out if you need a work permit
You may need a permit depending on the type of work you will do in Canada
Get a work permit
Find out if you can apply and how to apply to work in Canada as a temporary worker, live-in caregiver, business person, and student
Extend your work permit
Work permit extensions for temporary workers or live-in caregivers, open work permits for those waiting on a permanent resident application
Authorization to work without a work permit
International Mobility Program: Authorization to work without a work permit – Performing artists
Travel and work in Canada as a youth
Find out if you can apply for the International Experience Canada program, how to become a candidate and what to do after you’re in the pool
Hire a foreign worker
Find out how to hire temporary workers, live-in caregivers, international students, permanent workers and interns
The intra-company category permits international companies to temporarily transfer qualified employees to Canada for the purpose of improving management effectiveness, expanding Canadian exports, and enhancing competitiveness in overseas markets.
NAFTA Work Permits
NAFTA facilitates temporary entry for business persons who are citizens of the U.S., Mexico and Canada and who are involved in the trade of goods or services, or in investment activities.
Prepare to work
Find a job, explore other career opportunities and learn about language training for the workplace
Get your credentials assessed
When and how to get your credentials assessed, upgrade your skills and education, and get occupation facts