This policy will remain in effect until February 28, 2025.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that any foreign national who receives a job offer while in Canada will be able to apply for, and receive, a work permit.
This is an extension of the COVID-19-era temporary public policy that was set to expire today.
To be eligible to apply, an applicant looking to benefit from this temporary public policy must:
A valid job offer is defined as a written offer of a full-time, non-seasonal job for one year or more if you are accepted as a permanent resident and must have a positive or neutral Labour Market Impact Assessment from Employment and Social Development Canada (or the job is LMIA-exempt).