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Visa, work permit & immigration support in Сanada

Are you keen on breakdown international markets, expanding business operations overseas, exploring new horizons? Addressing international assignments, foreign employment, upscaling your business is a common ambition for your growth potential? You came to the right place!

Acumen International is a leading provider of global employment solutions for businesses like yours. We deliver high-end assistance in work permit provision and immigration during international assignments, expatriate employment. On the basis of our best practices and years of experience in global immigration support, obtaining a work permit or business visa made simple and absolutely deliverable.

Regardless of the type of employment, your international workers are likely to access a desirable market within the standard duration of 2-6 months. Relieve them from risks and stressful situations led by embarrassing immigration procedures. We will handle all the necessary immigration affairs while providing you with accurate and up-to-date information on your international workforce’s current status, their visa and work permit, including the expiry dates.

So, if you plan to employ the expatriate worker in Canada, or set up a long-term project in this prospective country, our work permit & immigration support solution is the way for you to go.


Solution for global mobility of expats in Canada

Acumen International is looking forward to giving you freedom from the exposures and liabilities of hiring expatriate staff in Canada, just like within a range of booming markets around the world. Our strong dedication to satisfying your global mobility and relocation demands encourages us to turn the immigration procedure into a practical and deliverable solution, so you to focus on the prior business achievements.

Learn more about the timelines requirements for getting a work permit in Canada below.

Estimated time for work permit issuance

Typically, the procedure of work permit issuance in Canada takes from 3 to 7 months until entry.


Major steps to get a work permit in Canada

  1. Advertisement (Labor Market Test)
  2. Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Application
  3. Consular Work Permit & Temporary Resident Visa Application
  4. Entry to Canada

Documents for work permit in Canada, main applicant

Documents required for the For Canadian Temporary Work Permit

Name Notes
A valid travel document or passport Minimum 2 blanks
Maximum 10 years old
Must not contain illegible data
Undamaged condition
2 color passport size photographs Make sure that your face takes 70 to 80 percent
3.2 cm x 2.6 cm
white background, no eyeglasses
Proof of professional qualifications Job references, CV, diplomas, valid certifications
Proof of permanent/temporary residence Copy of Utility bills, booking submit
Certificat D’Acceptation du Quebec (if required) The Quebec LMIA Application Process and Extensions to Quebec Work Permits
Completed Application For Work Permit Made Outside of Canada (IMM 1295) form If applying from outside of Canada
Completed Document Checklist (IMM 5488)
Completed Family Information (IMM 5645) form
Completed Schedule 1 – Application for a Temporary Resident Visa form Must be completed by the principal applicant, his/her spouse or common-law partner and all dependent children older than 18
Completed Statutory Declaration of Common-law Union (IMM 5409) form
Completed Use of a Representative (IMM 5476) form You must only complete this form if a representative will be conducting business on your behalf

If you need to have your expat personnel legally work for you in Canada without having to set up your own business entity for that, trust us to assist you with work permit and immigration support, and then employ your expats locally on your behalf.

Contact our team to let us take up your foreign employees’ immigration matters and relieve you of the responsibility of getting work permit by working with our local partners to organize and obtain all the necessary permits, as well as provide you with a detailed update on the progress of the process.

Contact us for more details about how you can get a work permit for your expatriate staff and employ them through Acumen International in Canada.

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