Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Labour Market Impact Assessment processing centres

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To obtain further information about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and assistance with Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications, call the Employer Contact Centre from Monday to Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time:

Within Canada and the United States (excluding jobs in Quebec, but including In-home Caregivers in Quebec and the Global Talent Stream in Quebec): 1-800-367-5693 (toll-free)
TTY: 1-855-881-9874

Outside Canada and the United States: 506-546-7569 (call collect).

In Québec (excluding in-home Caregivers and the Global Talent Stream): 1-866-840-0222 (toll-free) or 438-892-0299 (for calls within and outside Canada)

Note:

PO Boxes can only receive mail items sent through Canada Post. Courier delivery services may not deliver to a PO Box and it is the responsibility of the applicant to verify with your courier provider.

Processing centres

LMIA applications are processed in different locations across Canada, depending on the stream or job location. It is important that employers mail or fax their applications to the appropriate office, in order to avoid processing delays.

Centres of specialization process the following occupation and program specific applications:

British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Yukon

Until further notice, all Agricultural stream including high wage and low wage applications from British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon must be sent to the Ontario processing centre.

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
125 10th Avenue East
Vancouver BC  V5T 1Z3

Fax

604-666-7731 (Film and Entertainment)
604-666-8920 (other occupations)
1-866-301-5603 (toll-free from Saskatchewan and Manitoba)

Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Until further notice, all Agricultural stream applications including high wage and low wage from British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon must be sent to the Ontario processing centre.

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
PO Box 1212
Station Main
Edmonton AB  T5J 2M4

Fax

780-495-2738 or 1-866-874-8954 (toll-free)

Ontario

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
PO Box 6500
Station Don Mills
Toronto ON  M3C 0L4

Fax

1-866-720-6094 (toll-free)

Quebec

For all streams (including caregivers (in-home positions) and the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program)

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
1001 De Maisonneuve Boulevard East, 4th floor
Montreal QC  H2L 4P9

Fax

438-892-0329

Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
1 Agar Place, PO Box 7000
Saint John NB  E2L 4V4

Fax

506-636-5028
506-636-5029
1-866-585-7524 (toll-free)

Academics (university professors), medical doctors/specialists or registered nurses and High-Skill Programs Supporting Permanent Residency (under Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, Canadian Experience Class)

All provinces and territories (except Quebec)

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada – Centre of Specialization
1 Agar Place, PO Box 7000
Saint John NB  E2L 4V4

Fax

506-636-5028
506-636-5029
1-866-585-7524 (toll-free)

Caregivers (In-home positions)

All provinces and territories (except Quebec)

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada – Centre of Specialization
PO Box 6500
Station Don Mills
Toronto ON  M3C 0L4

Fax

1-866-720-6094 (toll-free)

Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program

All provinces and territories (except Quebec)

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
PO Box 6500
Station Don Mills
Toronto ON M3C 0L4

Fax

1-866-720-6094 (toll-free)

Agriculture (including high wage and low wage): Temporary measures

Until further notice, all Agricultural stream including high wage and low wage applications from British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon must be sent to the following address:

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
PO Box 6500
Station Don Mills
Toronto ON M3C 0L4

Fax

1-866-720-6094 (toll-free)

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