The Job Offer
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC) are responsible for determining whether a particular job offer made by a Canadian employer to a foreign individual should be approved.
HRSDC confirmation is based on the following conditions:
- The offer of employment is genuine;
- The wages and working conditions of the employment are sufficient to attract and retain Canadians; and
- The employment is full-time and not seasonal.
Canadian Employers are required by CIC and HRSDC to prepare a formal employment contract or a Job Offer Letter for future employees, which must include:
- Job title for the position being offered;
- Job description, including main duties and responsibilities;
- Requirements for the position – a list of necessary professional credentials, education, skills, experience, and licenses, as required;
- Details about start and end dates (if applicable) of the position;
- Specifics about the salary you are offering – both wages and other forms of payment;
- The name and address of the employer, the address of the employee’s future place of work, and the details of a contact person at the Canadian company who is familiar with the job offer.
Along with verifying that the job offer is genuine, HRSDC will ensure that the conditions the Canadian company is offering are consistent with Canadian standards. Once HRSDC has confirmed the job offer with a Labour Market Opinion (LMO), CIC will grant employment authorization for the company’s future employees to work in Canada.
Please note: If the employment is to take place in the Province of Quebec, the job offer must also be approved by the Quebec Government.
ICS can guide you through the Work Permit process.
The many advantages of obtaining a genuine Canadian job offer include:
- Additional points under the Federal Skilled Worker (Professional) Category of Canadian Immigration.
- An essential element for qualification under the Provincial Nomination Program (PNP).
- Priority processing of your application for a Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa.
- Quick entry to Canada on a Work Permit during the processing of your Canadian Immigration application.
- And most importantly, a Canadian job will put food on your table and a roof over your head.
ICS’s Job Search Services pulls together current job postings and employer contact information from numerous Canadian government and private sectors.
We communicate with potential employers on behalf of our clients to explain the simplicity of a Canadian job offer in the Canadian Immigration process.
ICS’s Work Permit Service for temporary job offers
Contact us for more information about how we can help you obtain a job offer