Work Without A Work Permit

Foreign workers need Canadian work permits, but there are exceptions. An individual who is eligible to work without a work permit may still require a Temporary Resident Visa to enter Canada on a temporary basis.

Following are some of the examples where foreign nationals can work without a work permit :

  • Business Visitors

  • Foreign Representatives and their Family Members

  • Military Personnel

  • Foreign Government Officers

  • American Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Officers

  • In-Flight Security Officers

  • On-Campus Employment

  • Performing Artists

  • News Reporters, Media Crews

  • Public Speakers

  • Clergy

  • Judges & Referees

  • Examiners and Evaluators

  • Expert Witnesses or Investigators

  • Health Care Students

  • Civil Aviation Inspectors

  • Aviation Accident or Incident Inspector

  • Crew

  • Emergency Service Providers