Extend your work permit

How to work longer in Canada as a temporary worker or a live-in caregiver and how to get a bridging work permit.

Wildfires in British Columbia

Special measures are in place to help those affected by the wildfires, including free replacement of citizenship and immigration documents. Read the notice.

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Temporary workers

How to apply, forms, fees and how to change employers, become a permanent worker, or re-enter Canada

Live-in caregivers

How to apply, forms, fees and what to do if you change, quit, or lose your job

Bridging open work permit

Eligibility and forms for permanent residence applicants to work while they wait for a decision

Extend your International Experience Canada work permit

Reasons for extending or making changes to your International Experience Canada work permit and how to apply

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Do you want to come to Canada?

Answer a few questions to find out if you are eligible to work in Canada or extend your work permit in Canada, and how to submit an online or paper application.

Questions about working in Canada?

Find quick and direct answers to your questions about working in Canada, including what you need to qualify for a permit, extending an existing permit, and how long your application might take.

How to send a complete immigration application

Learn how to avoid common errors that can cause delays in processing your application to come to Canada.

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