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    Canada Extended Visit Visa to Work Permit for 2 Years

    Mar 09,2023

    Canada Extended Visit Visa To Work Permit for 2 Years

    Visitors who are currently in Canada on a valid visit visa have received good news from the Canadian government. During the Wuhan virus pandemic, Canada launched a temporary policy extension for 2 years. According to the rule, visitors who receive a valid job offer can allow applying for a valid work permit without leaving the country. As per the latest news, the Canadian government extended the policy for the next two years until February 2023.

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    Purpose of 2 Years Extension

    • Presently, skilled workers are in huge demand across the world. Because of the deadly Wuhan virus pandemic’s horrifying impact, we have lost plenty of skilled workers in most of the segments.
    • However, in comparison with other countries Canada was not affected and secured their country’s people. However, because international borders were closed a few skilled migrants were able to get an invitation to move to Canada.
    • Another reason for the shortage of skilled migrants in Canada is the low birth rate and the high number of retired people. Especially, in certain provinces and territories birth is rate is as low as the authority, and employers encourage foreign migrants to settle in the place.
    • On the other end, many international students are studying in Canada. Although, they are yet to be graduated and require to gain experience in a particular field.
    • The process may take a long time whereas; Canada is looking for a quick solution.
    • Canada PR is a great pathway to Work and Settles in Canada but the process is lengthy and many migrants unable to make it because of some reasons.

    Benefits for Applicants to Get Canada PR Soon

    • The policy will be going to benefit several immigrants who are looking to apply for Canada PR.
    • According to the policy, the immigrants are only required to have a valid visitor visa to Canada. As well as, they are legally staying in Canada.
    • Additionally, if aspirants are applying for a visit visa to work permit, meanwhile they are allowed to stay in Canada and they can do the process without leaving of country.
    • Before the policy applicants were required either, apply before flying to Canada or require going to their countries to apply.
    • Apart from this, there are good numbers of Canadian employers who are looking for skilled workers but unfortunately, are unable to find them.

    Eligibility to Apply for a Visit Visa to Work Permit

    • Aspirants must hold a valid status as a visitor in Canada at the time and date of application.
    • Must have a valid job offer with a labour market impact assessment (LMIA) letter. If a job is exempted from the LMIA then also job offer from a Canadian employer is mandatory.
    • The extension is valid until February 28, 2025. So if you are a candidate and if you would like to apply for a Canadian employer–specific work permit then you must have to apply before February 28, 2025.
    • Moreover, candidates are also required to meet all other standard admissibility criteria before lodging the final application.

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    Canada is bringing an amazing opportunity for all the candidates who are planning to apply for Canada permanent residency. As an applicant, you just need to have a valid visit visa. To apply for the visit visa you may take the support of any of your close or distant relatives or a friend who is currently in Canada. However, the sponsored person should have a Canadian PR, a valid job or business and a clean profile in the country.

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