Arranged Employment In Canada

Arranged Employment enhances your chances of being eligible for Canadian immigration under the Federal Skilled Worker Class.

An applicant may receive additional points for “Arranged Employment” when a Canadian employer extends an offer of full-time permanent employment in Canada to a foreign skilled worker.

Points can be awarded in a variety of scenarios:

The ApplicantAnd ..Points:
is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-based work permit and his or her work in Canada is considered "skilled" (NOC 0, A, or B level).The work permit is valid when a permanent residency application is made* and10
The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant.
*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.
is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-exempt work permit or a work permit issued under a provincial/territorial agreement.The work permit is valid when a permanent residence application is made* and10
The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant.
*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.
does not hold a valid work permit and is not otherwise authorized to work in Canada.A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and10
The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA
holds a valid work permit or is otherwise authorized to work in Canada, but does not fall under one of the two above scenarios.The work permit or authorization is valid when a permanent residence application is made;10
A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and
The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA