Hire a temporary foreign worker
Find the right program to hire a temporary foreign worker, discover what to do after you hire them and learn how to help them extend their work permit.
Services and information
Find out if you need a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a temporary foreign worker, how to get help and which hiring program fits your needs.
Find out what to do after you get a positive LMIA and how to hire in Quebec.
Find out how to submit an offer of employment when you don’t need an LMIA and what the next steps are.
How to fill temporary positions quickly with skilled foreign youth between the ages of 18 and 35
Get an opinion on whether or not you qualify for an LMIA or work permit exemption when the foreign worker you want to hire is outside Canada and from a visa-exempt country.
Find out what you and the temporary foreign worker must do, including submitting forms, paying fees, and renewing online or with a paper application.
Find out who can participate and how a temporary foreign worker can get their application processed in 2 weeks.
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