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Working in Canada

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When it comes to immi­grants work­ing in Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada quite blunt­ly states that “It is ille­gal to work with­out a required work per­mit.”

You must have a con­firmed job offer (in writ­ing) before you can apply for a work permit.

In gen­er­al, you must apply for a work per­mit before you arrive in Canada.

To learn more about the process of apply­ing for a Canadian work per­mit, a good place to start is the Citizenship and Immigration Canada web­site.

– Excerpted from the book, Living Abroad in Canada. To read more, buy the book.

Photo ©Carolyn B. Heller