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Getting a Significant Benefit Work Permit in Canada

Robert Cannon



Work Permit in Canada

Canadian government officials should consider the effects on Canadian workers while choosing whether to allow entry of foreign labourers into the country.

Therefore, a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is by large required. The method involved with getting an LMIA requires the Canadian employer to follow a rigorous and lengthy process. Foreign workers who offer valuable economic, social, or cultural advantages to Canada might have the option to work in Canada on a work permit without the business expecting to get an LMIA. The LMIA necessity, nonetheless, can be postponed under a ‘significant benefit’ exclusion.

Significant benefit work permit standards

The Canadian government provides the following criteria for a significant benefit work permit:

  • Official record of educational credentials like degree/diploma/certificate from a college.
  • Proof of full-time job experience from current or previous employers.
  • Must have received national or international awards or patents.
  • Proof of membership in organizations needing excellence of its members. 
  • Must have judged the work of others
  • Proof of significant achievements and contributions to the government/professional/business fields.
  • Scientific or scholarly additions to the foreign national field.
  • Proof of academic or Industry authored publications
  • Applicant’s leading role in a reputed organization
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The other indicators that are commonly thought about while evaluating a work permit application would moderate the work permit being approved. Such factors incorporate the likely effect of investment in Canada and the nation’s economy, the disturbance of the Canadian work market, as well as the necessities of the Canadian buyer.

Who Are Qualified to Get A Significant Benefit Work Permit?

Intra-Company Workers
A significant benefit work permit might be accessible to foreign workers hired by a multi-national organization that is looking for admission to Canada to work for a parent, auxiliary, or part of that organization.

Television and Film Production Workers
Laborers in the television and entertainment world whose job is fundamental to the production area might be qualified to get a significant benefit work permit


Business and Self-Employed Workers
Those hoping to begin a business in Canada or be independently employed might have the option to get a significant benefit work permit

Emergency Repair Workers
These are laborers who are required in Canada to lead crisis fixes to modern or business gear, considerably under guarantee, to avoid the disturbance of work in Canada.

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