As the name implies, it is for those who have been temporarily transferred to work for their overseas employer’s Canadian subsidiary, parent company, or affiliate.
Some Basic Information to start with
Foreign nationals who wish to use this programme to apply for a work visa must be aware of the following fundamental prerequisites:
How could ITC work for Employees’ benefit?
Employees who are being transferred internally to Canada must:
Note: In certain companies, based on our experience handling ITC applications, this is known as the mobility program, international mobility program, etc.
There are a few exclusions regarding the last point on the list above. Included in those exceptions are:
How could ITC work for Employers’ benefit?
Following are the requirements for a standard organisation relocating staff to Canada under the ICT programme.
ICT For Start-Ups
Apart from the requirements for ordinary organizations, the ICT programme has different requirements for international corporations looking to relocate key personnel for the purpose of starting a new operation in Canada. A one-year temporary work permit is given to successful ICT start-up applicants. If the company continues to have a qualifying relationship with a Canadian entity and does active business in Canada, the permits can be renewed, this is also necessary to staff new Canadian operations.
Companies that can show they have the potential to become established in Canada are granted ICT work permits for start-up businesses. Demonstrating their potential involves:
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