Owners/Operators and Canadian Work Permits

Last updated: 17 May 2022

The Government of Canada ended the Owner-Operator Work Permit on April 1, 2021. 

Please visit this CanadaVisa page to learn about other work permit options you can pursue in Canada as an entrepreneur or self-employed individual.

Contact Cohen Immigration Law for Assistance

While the Owner-Operator stream is no longer in existence, Canada offers a plethora of other options to foreign nationals who want to run a business in the country. The Cohen Immigration Law Immigration Law Firm has over 45 years of experience in helping foreign nationals work in Canada. Please reach out to us for assistance.

Please use the form below to submit your inquiry about getting a work permit and working legally in Canada. A member of our team of work permit specialists will respond with an evaluation of your needs.

Please provide any additional information that is pertinent to your inquiry. You may also paste your resume here.