Are US citizens legally allowed to work in Canada?
You’ll need a visa or work permit if you want to work in Canada. The regulations are complex and vary, depending on the type of job you plan to do. Americans coming to Canada for business purposes can stay for up to six months without a work permit.
How many days can I work in Canada as a US citizen?
With your U.S. passport, you can travel to Canada for up to 180 days without having to get a visa. However, to work, you will need a visa or other lawful immigration status.
How can I legally work in Canada?
You can only apply for a work permit from inside Canada if:
- you have a valid study or work permit.
- your spouse, common-law partner or parents have a valid study or work permit.
- you’ve graduated from a program at a:
- you have a temporary resident permit that is valid for six months or more.
What do US citizens need to enter Canada?
Entry into Canada: Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A valid U.S. passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S. citizens. Children under 16 need only present proof of U.S. citizenship.