Hire a temporary worker

Find the right program to hire a temporary worker, discover what to do after you hire them and learn how to help them extend their work permit.

Services and information

Find the program that matches your situation

Find out if you need a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a temporary worker, how to get help and which hiring program fits your needs

Hire a worker through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

What to do after you get a positive LMIA and how to hire in Quebec

Hire a worker through the International Mobility Program

How to submit an offer of employment when you don’t need an LMIA and what the next steps are

Hire skilled youth through International Experience Canada

How to fill temporary positions quickly with skilled foreign youth between the ages of 18 and 35

How to benefit from the Global Skills Strategy

Eligibility requirements and how the worker can get their application processed in two weeks

Extend a temporary worker’s permit

What you and the temporary worker must do, including submitting forms, paying fees, and renewing online or with a paper application


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