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Title: How to Apply for Spouse Work Permit Kitchener


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How to Apply for Spouse Work Permit Kitchener
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  • If you are living in Canada, with your spouse,
    and are the primary applicant for immigration,
    then your spouse will be able to seek employment
    in Canada and earn wages independently. In most
    cases, the spouse of an immigrant will be allowed
    to work in Canada. However, they will have to
    apply for and obtain a spouse work permit
    Kitchener on their own to be eligible to work in
    Canada.
  • Spouse work permit in Canada is of two types.
    Your spouse can apply for either an open work
    permit, which allows him to accept any position
    of employment with any employer, or apply for a
    work permit with a specific employer.

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Application through a specific employer- For Work
Permit Kitchener
  • In case, your spouse needs to apply through a
    specific employer, then that employer would have
    to get a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)
    completed for your spouse. An LMIA would enable
    the company to hire your spouse for the required
    job that would suit their profile.
  • The following conditions have to be fulfilled,
    for anyone to apply for a spouse work permit
    Kitchener
  • Your spouse holds a temporary resident permit in
    Canada that is valid for a period of six months
    or more or
  • Your spouse has applied for permanent residence
    to Canada, under the Spouse or Common-law Partner
    in Canada class or

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  • Your spouse is eligible to apply for a work
    permit, that is supported by a Labour Market
    Impact Assessment (LMIA) or
  • They are eligible on account of their
    qualifications and experience to apply for a work
    permit, which is exempted from LMIA requirements
  • Application for Spouse Open Work Permit
  • Any person, who is a spouse, or family member of
    someone who is legally residing to work or study
    in Canada, can be eligible for an open work
    permit if they meet the following criteria
  • You are a spouse of an immigrant, who is employed
    as a skilled worker, in a specialty occupation,
    under NOC, skill type, A, B, or O, and is
    eligible to work in Canada for a period of 6
    months or more

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  • You are a spouse of an international student, who
    is studying at a designated institute of learning
    at the post-secondary level, such as a university
    or college, or a professional college.
  • You are a family member of a representative of
    another country, or a foreign member of the
    military, currently deployed on Canadian soil.
  • The procedure for application for a spouse work
    permit is the same as the normal work permit. You
    will need to apply through an immigration
    advisor, or directly on the website.
  • You should make sure that you have all the
    information handy at the time of making the
    application- For Work Permit Kitchener
  • If your spouse too has an open work permit, then
    you will need to attach a copy of his or her work
    permit with your application.

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  • You will also need to attach the following
    additionally
  • A letter from the current employer of your spouse
    confirming the skilled nature of their work in a
    NOC, O, B, or an occupation
  • A copy of the offer letter for an employment
    contract
  • A copy of the most recent salary slips
  • It is important to note that your work permit
    will be valid only as long as the work permit of
    your spouse or the primary applicant. Moreover,
    you will be required to fulfill the other general
    requirements for a work permit in your line of
    work.
  • Get help in preparing your documents and guidance
    from our expert Steed Immigration Consultants to
    make the process hassle-free and smooth.
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