Temporary Foreign Worker Program: Labour Market Impact Assessment processing centres

Call the Employer Contact Centre from Monday to Friday, between 7:00 am and 8:00 pm Eastern Time to get more information about:

  • the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), and
  • Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications

Canada and the United States:

  • Toll-free: 1-800-367-5693
  • Teletypewriter (TTY): 1-855-881-9874

Outside Canada and the United States: 506-546-7569 (collect calls accepted)

Note:

Post Office (PO) Boxes can only receive mail items sent through Canada Post. Courier delivery services may not deliver to a PO Box and it’s 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’s important that employers mail or fax their applications to the appropriate office, 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)

Pilot for two-year employment duration for eligible meat processor employers (all provinces)

Mail:

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

Fax:

ATTN: Meat Processor Pilot
438-892-0329

(Please note that a completed Schedule L is required for your application to be considered under this pilot)

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