LMIA based Work Permit

LMIA based Work Permit

What is LMIA

A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a document which is basically confirmation letter for the job offer.

Employer in Canada may need to apply for LMIA with ESDC (Employment and Social Development Canada) before hiring a foreign worker.

A positive LMIA document shows that there is a need for a foreign worker to fill the job, this document contains details about employer, employer business number, a contract term, business number, occupation details and employer information with LMIA document number.

Most employers need an LMIA before they hire a temporary foreign worker.

There are different type of LMIA application process which are depend on the type of program you’re hiring through.

Once the LMIA is approved, (positive LMIA). Foreign worker needs to apply work permit to come to Canada.