Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada don't require a work permit or visa to work in Canada, regardless of their country of residence.
Foreign nationals looking to work in or visit Canada may need to get a work permit, a visitor visa or both to enter Canada. There are temporary and permanent immigration programs that you may be eligible to apply for.
To work temporarily in Canada, determine your eligibility and apply to the:
To work and become a permanent resident of Canada, determine your eligibility and apply to the:
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is the department responsible for immigration to Canada. For information on other pathways for immigration to Canada, visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's Web site.