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A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a document that an employer in Canada may need to get before hiring a foreign worker.
A positive LMIA will show that there is a need for a foreign worker to fill the job. It will also show that no Canadian worker is available to do the job. A positive LMIA is sometimes called a confirmation letter.
If you need an LMIA, your employer must send an application to Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
Once your employer receives the LMIA, you can apply for your work permit.
To apply for your work permit, your employer must give you:
North Vista Immigration Consultants Inc. (NVIC) has the experience and expertise of successfully applying for numerous LMIA applications to ESDC and helping their clients obtain these additional points to be able to immigrate to Canada as a PR or a Temporary Foreign Worker.
Arranged Employment Offer (AEO) means that the qualified Canadian employer has agreed to hire a Foreign National on the basis of his / her skills, experience and talent which meets or exceeds the job requirements.
NVI database includes numerous qualified Canadian employers in various sectors such as IT, Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Banking services, Real estate, etc.
An applicant is first assessed for his / her skillset and then presented to a qualified employer who is offering a full-time permanent job offer.
There are multiple phases of screening and assessments by the Canadian employer of the Foreign National, and if need be the Foreign National could also visit Canada to appear in a final job interview.
Source: IRCC website
LMIA AND ITS ROLE IN SUCCESSFUL IMMIGRATION FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS:
In the Express Entry system, each applicant is assessed with a total of 1200 points.
Out of these 1200 points, 50 points (for NOC 0, A, B) or 200 points (for NOC 00) are known as Additional points reserved for:
To be able to secure these additional points 50 points (for NOC 0, A, B) or 200 points (for NOC 00), an employer in Canada must offer you an Arranged Employment Offer (AEO) backed by a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment.