About the permit

If you’ve received a job offer in a high-skilled occupation from one of the employers participating in the Global Hypergrowth Project (GHP), you’re eligible to apply for an employer-specific work permit under the Innovation Stream.

An employer-specific work permit lets you work in Canada according to the conditions on your work permit, such as

Before you apply

Before you submit your work permit application, your employer must

Faster processing

You may be eligible for faster processing if your occupation is classified under Training, Education, Experience and Responsibilities (TEER) category 0 or 1 of the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system.

Learn about the Global Skills Strategy.

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