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Canada Work Permit

To visit, work or study in Canada, you need a temporary visa. Read below to learn more about your temporary visa options in Canada. You may fill our FREE online immigration assessment form to determine your eligibility.

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|| Learn What Your Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) Options Are in Canada ||

Canada is one country that attracts foreign nationals and it stands as one country with a rich multinational culture. Canada’s immigration exists to attract foreign nationals on a temporary basis to attract talents/skills needed in various industries or to study at Canadian educational institutions or simply to visit. Temporary residence status is provided to people who wish to come to Canada temporary. 

|| 3 Main Categories Of The Temporary Resident (TRV) visa ||

Depending on your case, goals, and intent on coming to Canada, you will need to go through one of the Canadian immigration programs. There are over 60 different programs to immigrate to Canada, and having an immigration consultant review your case will give you the advantage and prevent you from making costly and avoidable mistakes.

Eligibility Criteria for Temporary Resident Visas

To be eligible to apply for the Temporary Resident visas for Canada, you must be able to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years old to apply as the primary visa applicant.
  • Have a valid governmental issued passport with at least one blank page that is not the last page of the passport.
  • Translate and certify all the documents that you have that are in another language other than English or French.
  • Have a clean criminal history and submit court or police documents to prove it.
  • Be ready to pay the necessary visa application fees and visa processing fees.
  • Sign and date the appropriate documents where necessary.
  • Fill and sign a Visa Application Center (VAC) Consent Form.
  • Submit copies of your current immigration status in another country or in Canada.
  • Have enough funds to cover your stay in Canada.
  • Be ready to attend an interview or give bio-metric information.
  • Go through a medical examination if the Canadian Consulate asks you to.
  • Prove that your stay in Canada is temporary and that you will return to your home country once your visit is over.
  • You must prove that you do not plan to work or study in Canada.

    However, you might have to comply to additional criteria but this is dependent on  the type of TRV visa that you are applying for. 

Frequently asked Temporary Residency Questions in Canada

Canadian citizens have the right to enter Canada freely. However, visitors to Canada, including tourists, students, and workers, may need a Temporary Resident Visa to enter Canada.

No. Citizens from visa-exempt countries do not need a Temporary Resident Visa to visit Canada. Citizens from all other countries must apply for a TRV before entering Canada.

Not always. If your studies will last less than 6 months in Canada, then a Study Permit is usually not required. Any study extending beyond  6 months will typically require a Study Permit.

There are several ways to be eligible to apply for a Canadian work permit. In some situations, the Canadian employer must demonstrate that they were unable to find Canadian citizens or Canadian permanent residents to fill the position.

Side Note: Irrespective of your reason to come to Canada, if you are a non-Canadian citizen,  you must satisfy a visa officer that your intention in coming to Canada is temporary and that you will leave upon the expiry of your temporary status. Most times, you are required to show  sufficient ties to your home country and that you are able to financially support yourself during your visit.

You can increase your chances of successfully obtaining a temporary status in Canada by working with an experienced immigration professional. If you are serious about getting a temporary status in Canada which by itself is a HUGE decision, then avoiding costly and avoidable mistakes during the documentation and processes involved should be your priority.

It is our pleasure to see clients enter Canada stress-free without all the hassles of filing tons of complicated paperwork. Many of our clients are happy to relieve themselves of the headaches of preparing paperwork and having to deal complex processes, hence the reason they prefer outsourcing this work to our professional team of immigration experts. We have literally helped so many people to successfully enter Canada, to visit, work, or study, and we are certain we can help you too!

|| Get in touch with us today ||

The first step towards moving to Canada is to get an assessment of your specific situation. Call us today at +1.416.417.1903 for an assessment to see if you are eligible to move to Canada, or fill out our online assessment form.

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