Obtaining a Work Permit without LMIA in Canada

//Obtaining a Work Permit without LMIA in Canada

***Entrepreneurs: Repair Workers: Religious Workers: Coaches***

1) If you’re an entrepreneur : Employer-specific work permit Labor Market Impact Assessment Exempted

Eligibility requirement:
a) Intend to operate a business in Canada that would create or maintain significant social, cultural or economic benefits, or jobs for Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada
b) Meet the general eligibility requirements for a work permit.
c) Submit an offer of employment to IRCC, Pay a $230 employer compliance fee, and have an offer of employment number.

2) Repair or maintenance worker for industrial or commercial equipment: Employer-specific work permit Labor Market Impact Assessment Exempted

Eligibility requirement:
a) Must enter Canada to make emergency repairs to industrial equipment or repairs to out-of-warranty equipment
b) Failure to complete these repairs could result in a disruption of employment for Canadians, and
c) Meet the general eligibility requirements for a work permit.
d) Submit an offer of employment to IRCC, Pay a $230 employer compliance fee, and have an offer of employment number.

3) Religious worker or someone doing charitable work: Employer-specific work permit Labor Market Impact Assessment Exempted

Eligibility requirement:
a) Work will relieve poverty, advance education or address another community need; and it is a paid job. A religious worker provide religious instruction, promote a faith, or do similar work that has a religious objective
b) Meet the general eligibility requirements for a work permit.
c) Submit an offer of employment to IRCC, Pay a $230 employer compliance fee, and have an offer of employment number.

4) Professional athlete or coach: Employer-specific work permit Labor Market Impact Assessment Exempted

Eligibility requirement:
a) It is possible if Canadians would also be able to work as professional athletes or coaches in your home country.
b) Must be a professional athlete or coach for a Canadian team, and
c) Meet the general eligibility requirements for a work permit.
d) Submit an offer of employment to IRCC, Pay a $230 employer compliance fee, and have an offer of employment number.

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