An open work permit allows a foreign national to work for any Canadian employer he/she wants over a specified period of time. Some open work permits may restrict the kind of job or place in which the foreign national may work. A worker may apply for an open work permit from outside of Canada, within Canada or at a Canadian port of entry.In each of these situations, you must meet additional criteria to be eligible.
An open work permit is a work visa allow even job is not specific.
In each of these situations, you should meet additional extra criteria to be eligible.
Open work permits visa holder has high sought of the freedom.
While most work permits are tied to a specific employer, an open work permit holder allows a foreign national to work for any employer in Canada and the freedom to move anywhere in Canada at their own choice.
After gaining Canadian work experience, foreign nationals will be eligible for Canadian permanent residency.
After gaining Canadian work experience, foreign nationals can apply for permanent residence when they meet eligibility criteria in following pathways to:
Canada Open Work Permit is offered to an overseas applicant, through one of the LMIA – Labour Market Impact Assessment exemptions. They can apply for the Open Work Permit outside Canada. The application can also be submitted by applicant after arrival to Canada according to the requirements of the program.
Three categories of open work permits:
The unrestricted open work permit allows a foreigner to travel to Canada and work on any job for any employer and at any place.
In the occupation restricted open work permit the Applicant can work for any employer but only in a specified job.
With a restricted work permit, the applicant can change the employer but not the place of work.
Applicant can apply for spouse dependent work permit as soon as they get study / work permit in Canada.
With an open work permit visa, overseas nationals are not eligible to accept employment from the following categories of employers:
Because it is not job-specific, you will not need the following when you apply for your work permit:
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