Intra-Company Transfer (LMIA-Exempt)
An international company has a branch, subsidiary, or affiliate in Canada can transfer employees to the Canadian location.
Under ICT foreign worker must fall into one of the three categories:
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Work Permit Duration
The initial work permit is usually granted for 1 year. In certain cases, the IRCC may issue a work permit for 2 years, provided that the company in Canada is a subsidiary of the established foreign company.
The work permit can be renewed several times (for 2-3 years at a time and up to 7 years in total) provided that all the requirements of the program are met (such as having an office in Canada, employing at least 1 staff member who is a Canadian permanent resident or citizen and active business in both Canada and the home country).
To know more about this program or to assess your eligibility, please fill out our assessment form and submit it through “Request a Consultation” webform.