Posted on January 21 2023
*Check your eligibility to Canada through Canada Immigration Points Calculator.
Abstract: The eligibility criteria for the Open Work Permit of Canada has been revised to expand the pool of applicants.
IRCC, or Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, has announced changes in the eligibility criteria for the Canadian Open Work Permit. The changes are applicable to the spouse or common-law partner and minor dependents of the primary candidate.
If the candidate is applying for a work permit and their family members are accompanying them to Canada, they are eligible to apply to visit, study, or work in Canada. They can apply simultaneously with the primary candidate.
The changes are applicable from January 30, 2023.
*Wish to migrate to Canada? Y-Axis is here to offer you assistance.
Detailed information about the changes in the Open Work Permit is given below.
In some circumstances, the common-law partner or spouse can apply for an open work permit that facilitates them to work for any employer.
If the primary candidate has not been granted an open work permit like their spouse or common-law partner, they should be eligible for other types of work permits. It includes the principal applicant’s employer obtaining an LMIA or Labor Market Impact Assessment.
If the common-law partner or spouse does not plan to work in Canada, they can apply to come to Canada with the primary candidate either as a:
The dependent children of the primary candidate can apply as:
Spouses and minor dependents of international professionals in a TEER 4 or 5 jobs through the low-income stream of the Agricultural Stream and the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program are not eligible to the changes.
Want to migrate to Canada? Contact Y-Axis, the leading Overseas Immigration Consultant of Australia.
If you found this news article helpful, you may want to read…
Migrate to Canada
Open Work Permit of Canada
Get it on your mobile
Get News alerts
Posted On December 09 2023
Luxembourg, the richest country in the world, releases a Residence Permit. Apply now!