Suppose you are a business owner and want to open an affiliate or branch in Canada. In that case, you can move under the Intra-Company Transfer program and relocate a worker or even yourself to start the new Canadian business.The Intra-Company Transfer program allows foreign business owners to relocate to any province across Canada. Also, this program enables them to work in Canada without applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).Another key point is that you can move with your family members. They enjoy health and education facilities, while your spouse or partner-in-law gets an open work permit to find a job in Canada.
How to Apply For The ICT Program?
To work in Canada under the ICT program, you must prove you will work at a branch of your international company. And, what if your company doesn’t have a Canadian branch? Don’t worry. You can always open a new one to start operations.So, to open an affiliate of your international company in Canada, you first need to register the new business. It means you need to select a physical location and have a business plan with solid financial ability. In effect, to qualify, the owner of the foreign enterprise must prove enough funds to run the Canadian business.
How Long It Takes The Application Process?
The processing times of the Intra-Company transfer program take less than four months. However, to be eligible to live and work in Canada, you must meet the program criteria. In this case, you should be a business owner, manager, or worker with specialized knowledge. And, you need at least 12 months of experience at the foreign company. Also, one of the main benefits of immigrating to Canada under the ICT program is that you can apply to Express Entry. How? Well, after one year of work experience, you could get your PR status faster and move permanently to Canada.
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