In most cases, a Canadian employer can hire foreign workers subject to a positive Labor Market Inspection (LMIA) report. However, thanks to the International Mobility Program (IMP), employers can leverage the program to hire foreign workers without an LMIA report. The International Mobility Program allows LMIA exempt work permits. LMIA exemption safeguards Canada’s diverse interests in the social, cultural, and economic sectors.
LMIA exempt foreign workers must obtain an appropriate work permit for all categories of occupations in the list of LMIA exemptions by the International Mobility Program. It will facilitate legal permission to work in Canada. International Mobility Program covers the following three streams to enable employers to hire foreign workers without applying for LMIA.
An employer can hire a foreign worker by taking advantage of International Mobility Program by following the three steps as under:
A foreign worker will be able to apply for the relevant work permit after completing these steps by the employer.
The record of the foreign national can be a suitable indicator to assess the individual worker’s contribution to Canada. It is established by submitting relevant information and documents. Besides this, a foreign national can also demonstrate the significance of work through some of the following types of recognitions:
Following LMIA exemptions are also available under the significant benefits:
Some of the international agreements that offer LMIA exemption are:
LMIA exemption is available to some charitable workers if the nature of their work relates to education advancement, poverty relief, and so forth. Being associated with a charity organization in Canada registered under Canada Revenue Agency will help avail LMIA exemption.
Duties that involve the propagation of religious teaching can help individuals obtain LMIA exemption. The LMIA exempt category expects the individual to work for an appropriate religious objective.
Most LMIA exempt applications belong to categories of Significant Benefits and International Agreements. Consulting an expert immigration counselor helps you understand various options. Dev Immigration Services Inc has proven expertise in helping job aspirants obtain work permits with no hassles. Contact us today to find more.
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