Work in Canada
Apply to work in Canada, extend a work permit or hire a foreign worker.
Wildfires in British Columbia
Special measures are in place to help those affected by the wildfires, including free replacement of citizenship and immigration documents. Read the notice.
Services and information
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, 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
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 youвЂ™re in the pool
Hire a foreign worker
Find out how to hire temporary workers, live-in caregivers, international students, permanent workers and interns
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
Find out how to hire a candidate with the Atlantic Immigration Pilot
Become a designated employer and hire a skilled worker or international graduate
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Do you want to come to Canada?
Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to work in Canada or extend your work permit in Canada, and how to submit an online or paper application.
How to send a complete immigration application
Learn how to avoid common errors that can cause delays in processing your application to come to Canada.
Find out how to hire a foreign worker for your business
Read the guide to find out how to hire and retain internationally trained workers for your business.