Canada welcomes businessmen and women from all over the world, especially business immigrants who have a solid background in business, sufficient financial assets to establish themselves, and a demonstrated enthusiasm for engaging in business after landing in Canada.
Business Visitor Visas
Every year, thousands of international business people come to Canada to do business with Canadian companies. As a business visitor you do not require a work permit. At Akrami and Associates, we have many years of experience bringing business visitors to Canada.
Eligible foreign workers who wish to work temporarily in Canada can apply for a temporary work permit.
Canada allows for the transfer of certain employees to freely transfer to the Canadian branch, subsidiary or affiliate of an international company, without obtaining a Labour Market Opinion (LMO).
Labour Market Opinion
Many jobs in Canada first require a Positive Labour Market Opinion.
NAFTA Work Permits
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) allows qualified American and Mexican professionals to work in Canada without possibly needing to obtain a Labour Market Opinion.
Open Spousal Work Permits
There are many ways where a foreign national can obtain a work permit for their spouse. A spouse of a foreign national can work temporarily in Canada.
Post-Graduate Work Permits
If you want to work in Canada after you graduate, you must apply for a work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP). If you want to stay in Canada as a permanent resident after you graduate, there are a number of programs available, each with its own requirements.