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Canadian Temporary Residence Programs
Work in Canada

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Are you applying for temporary residence to work in Canada?

Canada has skills and labour shortages in many industries, and the Temporary Resident Program allows skilled foreign nationals who meet the requirements to reside in Canada temporarily. Ghasemi Law has the immigration experience and expertise to help you through the application process.

We’ll advise you on a strong strategy and make sure all of your documents are prepared perfectly. We have years of experience in dealing with immigration officials and government departments, reducing the risk of wasted time and money, and possibly permanent rejection.

Move forward with Ghasemi  Law today!

FAQCan I work in Canada on a temporary resident visa?

  • If you are in Canada on a temporary resident visa, you may be permitted to work based on the type of visa you have been issued. If you have a study permit and are studying full time, you are permitted to work full time starting on 15 November 2022 – the end of December 2023. You are also allowed to work full-time if you have a temporary resident visa with a work permit. Individuals in Canada on visitor visas do not have the right to work in Canada.
Can temporary residents get a work permit?
There are multiple programs available for temporary resident permit holders to apply for a work permit. For example, if you can find Canadian employment, you apply through the LMIA pathway for a work permit.
How long is a temporary work visa in Canada?
There is no set limit for a temporary work visa and the length usually depends on the offer of employment you have or the business plan in cases where the applicant is an owner-operator.

How much is a temporary work visa for Canada?

The application fee to apply for a temporary resident visa is $200. After you receive a temporary resident permit, you will need to apply for a work permit with an application fee of $155. The legal fees for retaining a lawyer or immigration consultant depend on the person’s experience and education.

Can I convert my visitor visa to a work visa in Canada?

There is no such thing as converting a visa from a visitor visa to a work visa. However, you can always apply for a work permit.

There are multiple programs available for temporary resident permit holders to apply for a work permit. For example, if you can find Canadian employment, you apply through the LMIA pathway for a work permit.

How long can you stay in Canada on a temporary resident visa?

Tourists can usually stay in Canada for up to six months after arriving in Canada. You can always apply for an extension to stay in Canada longer than six months if you qualify under the law. You can schedule a consultation with Ghasemi Law to learn about your options for remaining in Canada.

Can I stay in Canada while waiting for a work permit?

It depends on your status when you applied for your work permit. If you applied for a work permit before your previous permit expired, you are legally allowed to remain in Canada until a determination is made on your application. However, each case is unique and you should discuss your case with a qualified lawyer to receive advice.

How many types of temporary resident visas are there in Canada?
There is only one type of temporary resident visa, but you can have multiple permits added to it such as a work permit or a study permit.
What are the requirements for a work permit in Canada?
There are many different pathways for receiving a work permit in Canada. You can apply as the owner-operator of a business, you can apply as someone who has received a job offer through the LMIA process, you can apply as the spouse of a Canadian student, or you can apply after graduation for a post-graduation work permit.
Can I get a job in Canada on a visit visa?
You are not allowed to work in Canada with a visitor visa. However, if you receive a job offer, you can apply for a work permit depending on your circumstances and the job offer.
What is the difference between TRV and TRP?
A temporary residence permit allows an inadmissible person to visit Canada on a short-term basis. A temporary resident visa is an official document placed in your passport proving you have met the requirements to enter Canada as a tourist, work permit, or study permit.
What is the difference between a temporary worker and a temporary resident permit holder?

A temporary worker and a temporary resident both are holders of temporary resident visas. However, a temporary worker has a work permit in addition to their temporary resident visa.

What is the fastest way to get a work permit in Canada?

Each case is unique and there is no one correct answer to this question. You should schedule a consultation with a qualified lawyer or an immigration consultant to receive individualized advice.

Can I get PR after a work permit in Canada?

Many PR applicants can apply through the Canadian experience class which is a subcategory of the express entry stream. Your application success depends on the comprehensive ranking system score (CRS) that you achieve. Your CRS depends on your English and French language scores, your age, your education and especially your Canadian education, your Canadian work experience, the residence of your first-class family members in Canada, and whether or not you have received a provincial nomination.

How many times can you extend a work permit in Canada?

There is no absolute limitation. You can extend your work permit as long as you meet the requirements to receive a work permit.

GHASEMI LAWHow long does a work permit last in Canada?

  • There is no set limit for a temporary work visa and the length usually depends on the offer of employment you have or the business plan in cases where the applicant is an owner-operator.
Who can sponsor me from Canada?
Your parents, your children, or your spouse can sponsor you for Canadian permanent residence. Your grandchildren can apply for a “super-visa” for you.
How do I become a temporary resident in Canada?
You will need to apply for a temporary resident visa as a visitor (tourist), a student, or to work (work permit).

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