And here’s the list:
- Do a work exchange if you’re under 35.
- Go to university.
- Work under NAFTA.
- Get your company to transfer you.
- Find a job offer with a LMIA and get a work permit.
- Be a skilled worker.
- Get a Canadian family member to sponsor you.
- Start a business in Canada with VC support.
Can I legally work in Canada as a US citizen?
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 can I get job from USA to Canada?
In most cases, a valid job offer must be supported by a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). The employer has to apply for one from Employment and Social Development Canada/Service Canada. If they get a positive LMIA, they must give you a copy and a written job offer.
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.
How can I move to Canada from USA?
Apply for a permanent visa.
While you are still living in the USA, you should go ahead and apply for permanent residency in Canada. Make sure you have chosen the immigration program most suited to your situation. Give yourself enough time. It can take anywhere from 2 months to a year for applications to be approved.