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An intra-company transferee is essentially and work transfer program for lack of a better analogy. It involves an eligible worker who wishes to transfer between two qualifying organizations of the same company. The parent company being abroad and the branch company in Canada. As the applicant, there is a long list of criteria that you must meet in order to qualify. The same goes for your company. There must exist a "qualifying" relationship between your home company and the branch you wish to transfer to. Demonstrating this relationship is easier said than done.
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If you intend on applying as an intra-company transferee, as the applicant, you must:
The above will help you understand whether or not you meet the basic criteria to be considered an eligible worker. You will also need to determine the nature of your work:
Submitting an application to this program comes with a long list of requirements as well as employer criteria that you will need to consider. Both you and your employer will need to meet the eligibility criteria in order to have your application processed.
To be successful as an intra-company transferee, you will need to satisfy an officer making a decision on your matter that you have the necessary skills and background to fulfill you intended purpose in Canada, your parent company abroad and the company in Canada have a qualifying relationship and you will be fulfilling your intended duties under the classification of an executive, managerial or specialized knowledge.
An application for an intra-company transferee work permit is a very document intensive and complicated application. We highly recommend you seek the assistance of a skilled immigration representative.
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If you intend on submitting your application without the support of a representative, there are a couple of factors you should keep in mind.
Parent means a firm, corporation or other legal entity that has subsidiaries.
Subsidiary refers to a firm, a corporation, or other legal entity of which a parent owns:
Branch is an operating division or office of the same organization housed in a different location.
You or your employer will need to determine this relationship and be able to demonstrate it with the proper documentation. Documents demonstrating share distribution are a good place to start.
Education – Your education should reflect your current position as well as your intended purpose in Canada.
Knowledge– Knowledge in your field should be based on experience with the company and be unique to your occupation. Essentially, not just anyone would be able to accomplish your intended purpose in Canada.
Experience – Your experience or tenure with the company should be comparable to your claims of unique knowledge. If you have only been working of the company for two years, for example, you will need to strongly demonstrate that you have amassed unique or insider knowledge of the company's business in a relatively short amount of time.
Salary – Your intended salary should be comparable to current market standards in the province your company will be operating out of in Canada.
Relevant training – Training you have received could also reflect how you have obtained specialized or in depth knowledge.
Supporting documentation – Your resume, reference letters, proof of completed works etc. should reflect your claims and the factors above.
We have dealt with hundreds of immigration cases. We have helped our clients in their difficult situations and have guided them to draft a more effective application. We can help you draft your application and arrange the required documents. A well-planned and complete application will increase your likelihood of acceptance and will save your from hassle.
If you are worried about the legal fees – Don't be! Our goal is to help everyone that is interested in immigrating to Canada. Contact us and we can provide numerous options for you. You can also purchase our very affordable Do it Yourself Immigration Kit which details everything for you. If you are still not sure, feel free to get back to us. We will review your case before you submit it to give you the best possible outcome.