Work Visa

Work permit visa allows you to come and work in Canada. Thousands of works permits issued by the government of Canada attract skilled global work force from across the world to Canada. Ikaigai helps you in getting work permit. You may find the process of work permit a bit difficult, but we will make it easier for you. Our experienced immigration consultants with their experience and expertise work with you to make your goal a reality. Though work permit is temporary residence, you can extend it from Canada.

Canada provides two categories of work permits: a work permit that requires a labour market assessment and the other is exempted from the assessment.

Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is required in general to indicate that the job offered to a candidate will not affect the prospective employees in Canada. Those who are applying for work permit should get a job offer from a Canadian employer who has already obtained a LMIA. A positive LMIA indicates a genuine need for a foreign worker.

In some cases, open work permits allow foreign workers to take up jobs in Canada. Such permits are not employer specific and do not require LMIA to be received by the employer. A few examples of open work permit include visiting faculties, post-graduate work permit and post-doctoral fellows.

Work Permit Exemptions

There are some cases in which you may not require work permit to visit Canada. You are permitted to enter Canada if you perform a specific type of work. To learn more about work permit exemption options, consult our immigration consultants. They will provide you with a step-by-step process of work permit to visit Canada.

Student Visa

There are a large number of universities, colleges and educational institutions in Canada that are authorized by IRCC. They are called designated learning institutions (DLIs).

Ikaigai provides you everything that you need to know about study, work and immigration to Canada.

Canada is one of the world’s best places for education and work options. To study in Canada, you will need to apply for a study permit. You can select a specific study program from a specific Canadian educational institution.

To apply for a study permit, do some research and find the study program you want to pursue. Submit your application to the designated learning institution in Canada. Once you obtain a letter of acceptance, you can submit an application to the Government of Canada for a study permit. This document will allow you to remain in Canada legally as a student. There are options for you to remain in Canada after completion of your studies to gain more professional work experience and pursue permanent residence. Ikaigai Immigration can help you all along.

Study Pathways to Permanent Residence (PR)

Canadian education and work experience matter when you apply for Canadian permanent residence. It gives you an edge as several provincial and federal immigration programs value your education and work experience in Canada.

Completion of post-secondary education in Canada opens several opportunities for you to extend your stay and ultimately transform it into a permanent residence.

Post-graduation work permit (PGWP) helps you gain Canadian work experience if you obtain it after completing your education in Canada. Based on your academic program, PGWP helps you to work in Canada for up to three years. In addition, it helps you pursue other federal and provincial permanent residence programs. The following are some of those:

  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • Quebec
  • Express Entry
  • Federal Skilled Workers Program (FSWP)
  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Atlantic immigration Pilot
  • You will be legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • You will work off-campus if your permit allows it.
  • You can bring your children to Canada without they requiring their own study permit.
  • Your spouse or partner can obtain an open work permit. They can work anywhere in Canada.
  • You will get Canadian degree and your credentials will become more valuable.
  • You will develop stronger language skills. They support you in gaining more points under Canada’s immigration programs.
  • The combination of Canadian education, post-graduation work permit (PGWP) and experienced gained through PGWP will enhance your chances of obtaining Canadian permanent residence.

Super Visa

You can invite your parents and grandparents to visit and see you in Canada provided you are a permanent resident and Canadian citizen. Super visa let your parents to come and stay as visitors for two consecutive years without renewing their status. They can even extend their period of time. The visa remains valid for up to 10 years. Ikaigai team with their expertise is dedicated to provide you help in bringing your family to Canada on a super visa.

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Who Can Apply for the Super Visa?

If you are the dependent of a permanent resident of Canada, then you are eligible to apply for the Super visa. You will not get this visa on the basis of your security and health requirements. You will have to meet the requirements set forth by the visa office from which you are applying Super visa. You can not include your dependents while applying. You can include your spouse and common law partner though.

Super Visa Application Process

The process is similar to a regular Temporary Residence Visa (TRV).

You should get a letter of invitation from your child or grandchild residing in Canada. Get a proof of parental relationship with the child; the documents that prove your child meet the low-income cut-off minimum and Insurance coverage for at least one year with a Canadian Insurance Company. You can process the application at a Canadian visa office located at the place of your residence outside Canada. A number of factors will be taken into consideration to assess the complete application.

Visitor Visa

Visitor visa allows you to travel to and enter Canada. It is a Temporary Resident visa that authorize you to legally enter Canada as a visitor. You can travel to Canada on a holiday or as a tourist or to visit your family.

You can stay for up to six months in Canada with a tourist visa. It is possible to extend visitor visa if you want to stay longer than six months. As a tourist, you will not be allowed to avail any federal or the Canadian Government benefits or file for health care benefits. You are also not allowed to study or work in Canada. You cannot stay in Canada permanently.  Visitor visa extension is called a Visitor Record. You should start applying for this extension visa for Canada (visitor record) before the expiry of your visitor visa – at least 30 days before.

Visitor Visa Processing Time

Visa processing time can range anywhere between eight to forty days. The processing time can vary depending on the country in which you live. In general, the processing time of your visitor visa may be around one month.