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Apply for a temporary Work Permit in Canada using Form IMM 1295, Application to Work in Canada.
Form IMM 1295 is used by individuals who are currently not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who wish to work temporarily in Canada. In addition, some countries may require individuals to obtain a temporary resident visa. For more information and the list of countries that require visa, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp.
Form IMM 1295 is for individuals who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and who wish to work temporarily in Canada. A work permit is issued if the application is approved.
It is important to note, the processing time of an application may vary from one visa office to another. For more information, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/temp/workers.asp.
In order to qualify for a work permit, individuals must show the officer that you meet the requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations and that you will be in Canada for a temporary stay.
You must also:
For more information on list of Ineligible Employers, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/list.asp.