You need a work permit

If you have a Certificat de sélection du Québec (CSQ) and you've not yet applied for permanent residence, you need a work permit to work in Canada.

You may be eligible for an employer-specific work permit if

How long your work permit will be valid

Your work permit will be valid for the length of your job offer, up to a maximum of 2 years.

Before you submit your work permit application, your employer must

Type of work permit

When you complete your work permit application, select “Exemption from Labour Market Impact Assessment” as the type of work permit in the Details of intended work in Canada section.

You must submit copies of the following documents when you submit your application:

If you apply online, you must upload copies of these documents in the client information slot in the document checklist in your account.

How to apply for a work permit

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