Depending the specific industry and work situation, there may be a particular process for a foreign national to work in Canada legally.

In addition to the broad range of content in this Work section, the following pages contain information pertaining to specific work situations in Canada. Simply click below on the section that concerns you in order to learn more.

NAFTA Professionals

The flags of Canada, the United States, and Mexico

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Business visitors

The CN Tower in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Entrepreneurs

A business team viewing a tablet

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Owner/Operator

The skyline of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Guest speakers

A speaker delivering a presentation at a conference

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Convention organizers

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Conference vendors

Conference attendees enter a conference centre

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Athletes

A National Hockey League game in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Film producers/personnel

A movie set

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