International Mobility Program
The International Mobility Program (IMP) is a Canadian immigration initiative designed to facilitate the entry of foreign workers into Canada. This program is distinct from the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and does not require a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).
How to Hire Through the International Mobility Program
1. Submit an Offer of Employment
- Pay the employer compliance fee of $230.
- Create and submit an offer of employment through the Employer Portal, detailing your business, the foreign worker, job specifics, and compensation details.
2. Hire a French-Speaking or Bilingual Worker Outside Quebec
- Enjoy the flexibility to hire French-speaking or bilingual workers outside Quebec
- without an LMIA, provided they meet language proficiency criteria.
3. Hire an Overnight Camp Counsellor
- Explore exemptions for hiring overnight camp counsellors without an LMIA, potentially waiving the employer compliance fee.
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The IMP is a program that allows employers to hire temporary workers from abroad without the need for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) in Canada.
Yes, you can hire French-speaking or bilingual workers outside Quebec without an LMIA if they can communicate moderately in French and will work outside the province of Quebec.
No, if hiring a temporary worker with an open work permit, you don’t need to submit an offer of employment or pay the employer compliance fee.
Once you submit an offer of employment, you'll receive a 7-digit number. The worker can then complete and submit the work permit application using this number.
Employers must keep documents about the employment of temporary workers for six years from the date the work permit was issued.