There are two ways you can be eligible for two-week processing of your work permit application. It depends on if you need a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).
If you don’t need an LMIA, you will be eligible for two-week processing if you meet all of these requirements:
International Experience Canada applicants are not eligible.
If you need an LMIA, you will qualify for two-week processing if you meet all of these requirements:
They must submit a complete application and apply at the same time as you.
Once you have the documents and information you need from your employer, you and your family members must
Many of our visa offices abroad have specific instructions that you need to follow. Check your local visa office requirements to make sure you are including all required documents with your application.
If you have local instructions to follow you can find them in the application package.
To be eligible for two-week processing you must include certified translations of documents that aren’t in English or French, even if your visa office requirements say we accept other languages.
Examples of requirements that may change depending on where you are applying from:
Make sure you:
We won’t process your application in two weeks if: