Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Labour Market Impact Assessment Processing Centres

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To obtain further information 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 (except Quebec): 1-800-367-5693 (toll-free)
TTY: 1-855-881-9874

Outside Canada and the United States: 506-546-7569, Monday to Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

In Québec dial:

1-866-840-0222 (toll-free) or 438-892-0299 (for calls within and outside Canada)

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

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

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

Ontario (agricultural positions)

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
5 Queensway East, Unit 1
Simcoe, ON  N3Y 5K2

Fax

1-855-221-1601 (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 express entry (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

Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program
Service Canada – Centre of Specialization
5 Queensway East, Unit 1
Simcoe, ON  N3Y 5K2

Fax

1-855-221-1601 (toll-free)

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