How to get a Work Permit
This section explains how and when to obtain a work permit. It outlines special provisions for certain fields.
Your credentials may not be recognized
Education and work experience that you obtained in another country may not be equivalent to the standards established for Canadian professions and trades. Knowing how your credentials compare with those of someone trained in Canada for a similar job and the steps you need to take to qualify to work in Canada will help you better prepare to come to Canada and find a job. How to get your Credentials Assessed.
Improving your English or French Language
Even if you have the language skills in English or French needed to immigrate to Canada, those skills may not be strong enough to work in your preferred profession.
Find out how you can improve your English or French language skills for work.