Program delivery update: Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIP) – Spouses

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

May 31, 2019

As of June 1, 2019, spouses and common-law partners of Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) participants in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) C skill level position may apply for an open work permit under Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) exemption code C41. This is an expansion of the previous eligibility criteria, under which only spouses of AIP participants in a NOC 0, A or B skill level position were eligible for an open work permit.

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