There are two main ways to work in Canada as a visitor. This article will reveal how you can change your visitor visa to work permit inside Canada.
Changing a Visitor Visa to a Work Permit inside Canada is possible and you don’t have to leave the country to do so. This means that you can come to Canada as a visitor/a tourist and can legally stay and work in Canada by changing your visa status from Visitor visa to Work visa inside Canada. There are two main ways to change your tourist visa to a work permit:
Canada Work Permit is an authorized document given by the administration of Canada which permits persons to live, study, and work in Canada while getting the advantages of Canada. Work permits are short-term in nature and can be prolonged within Canada.
Work permits are also understood as a way to develop a permanent resident or Canadian resident. An LMIA is a certificate that a Canadian employer should get earlier an overseas employee can be appointed.
Canada Work Permit is delivered to qualified foreign candidates to work in Canada for an exact time period.
Having a Work Permit in Canada can bring many benefits to the visa holder. Some of the benefits are:
Step 1 : Apply for a Job in Canada
You can apply for jobs through various Job Portals such as Indeed, LinkedIn, Glassdoor or Individual Company Website. Although keep in mind that your resume should be in accordance with Canadian standards.
Step 2 : Get a LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) Approved Offer Letter
LMIA is a tool to protect work rights for Canadian Citizens. For an Employer to give you a LMIA offer letter , he/she needs to prove that you are the best candidate for the position and it can’t be replaced by an local Canadian Citizen.
Step 3: Apply for your Work Permit.
Now that the hard part is done, you can go ahead and submit your application for work permit.
Here is the list of documents you need to apply for a Work Permit application:
Step 1 : Get Admission in a Designated Learning Institution (DLI)
Our Education Consultants are experts in changing Visitor Visa Status to Temporary Resident Status. They will guide you throughout the process.
Step 2: Apply for Study Permit
Get Admission into a DLI institute. You can apply for a Study Permit after you get your offer letter and enjoy the benefits of a Study Permit.
Step 3: Complete Your Study Term
Study for a minimum of 8 months in a Designated Learning Institute (DLI), in order to be eligible for PGWP.
Step 4: Get Your Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP)
Get your Open Work Permit once you complete your study term and enjoy the benefits of PGWP. The total process of changing status from a visitor to the point you get Work Permit ranging between about 10 – 17 months.
At Canada Admission Hub, the successful rate to change visa status from visitor to study permit is 99% including some hard cases like middle-aged students, gaps in education, student visa denied history, and so on. You can start studying in Canada within a month of the process. With clear instructions, straight forward process, you will find it easy to follow and prepare the necessary paperwork for your permit.
Admission Hub is one of the largest International Student Immigration Firm based in Toronto & Vancouver. Currently, it operates in the following markets: Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, Europe, Vietnam, and India.
Our parent company CVH Immigration Ltd. Admission Hub is helping and supporting International Students around the world to Study, Work, and Immigrate to Canada. We are proud to partner with over +150 Canadian Institutions.
If you want help with your Study Visa application, the first step is to BOOK A CONSULTATION with Admission Hub’s Consultant, share your background and our consultant will reach out to provide you with as much assistance as possible.