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Work Permit
 
 
Work permit is a visa that grants you to work legally at companies in Canada according to the Canadian Labour Law. Types and application methods of work permit vary according to occupations.
 
Classification of Work Permit
1. Work Permit
Eligibility :
  persons with professional or skilled occupations such as computer programmer, chef, hair-designer, dental-technician etc and job offer in Canada
Processing Progress :
  prove that labour force of such occupations is in shortagein Canada by HRSDC (Labour Market Opinion; LMO) and apply work permit with LMO to Visa Post
Processing time :
  approximately 3 ~ 5 months
 
2.Work Permit for Religious Instructors
Eligibility :
  persons with job offer from regional religious organizations
Processing Progress :
  apply to CIC without approval of HRSD
Processing time :
  approximately 2 ~ 6 months
 
3.Work Permit for non or semi-skilled worker
Eligibility :
  persons who want overseas experience
Processing Progress :
  apply to CIC with approval of HRSDC
Processing time :
  approximately 2 ~ 6 months
 
Benefits of Work Permit
1. Same benefits as Permanent Resident until the expiry of visa
2. Free public education for accompanying children
3. Health Insurance from State government
4. Bonus points when apply Federal Skilled Workers Immigration or Provincial Nominee
......Program (Min 5pts, Max 15pts)