Program delivery update: Work permits under the Home Child Care Provider Pilot or Home Support Worker Pilot – International Mobility Program

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

May 6, 2022

The instructions on work permits under the caregiver pathways have been updated. The instructions have been reformatted to put the Eligibility section at the top for easier reference by officers.

In addition, to provide officers with detailed guidance on processing caregiver applications under the two pilots, the following new sections were added in the instructions related to the occupation-restricted open work permit:

The Caregiver temporary residence programs comparison table (PDF, 482 KB) has been updated: the special program code for caregivers applying for a labour market impact assessment-required work permit under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program was corrected to LSP instead of LCP. Information about family members was removed.

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