Are you a US H-1B visa holder looking for new opportunities in Canada? We have fantastic news for you! Canada has just introduced an H-1B Open Work Permit stream on July 16, 2023, allowing H-1B specialty occupation visa holders to work and live in Canada. 🎉 This initiative aims to enhance labor mobility in North America and has the potential to benefit thousands of high-tech industry professionals in both Canada and the United States, along with their immediate family members. 🌎
The H-1B open work permit program is valid for 1 year or until a cap of 10,000 applicants have been reached.
🔑 Eligibility Criteria for Canada's H-1B Visa Holder Open Work Permit 🔓
To be eligible for Canada's H-1B visa holder open work permit, you must meet the following requirements:
1️⃣ Hold a valid H-1B specialty occupation visa.
2️⃣ Currently reside in the United States.
When applying for the open work permit, you will need to provide the following supporting documents:
1️⃣ Copy of your current H-1B visa.
2️⃣ Form I-797/I797B, Notice of Action (the letter confirming approval of your H-1B application by the U.S. government).
3️⃣ Proof of U.S. residency (e.g., Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record, a recent utility bill, income tax report, or any document validating your U.S. residence).
💼 The Open Work Permit: Your Gateway to Opportunities in Canada
If approved, you will receive an open work permit that remains valid for up to three years. An open work permit allows you to work for almost any employer in Canada, providing you with the flexibility to explore various career paths and seize exciting job prospects. Moreover, your spouse and dependents can also apply for work or study permits to accompany you on your Canadian journey. 🏢💼🎓
Seize the Opportunity: Begin Your Canadian Journey Today! ✈️
If you are an H-1B specialty occupation visa holder looking for new prospects and a promising future in Canada, the H-1B open work permit stream is your chance to make it happen. This will also gives you a good foundation to apply for Canada PR in the future. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the thriving Canadian job market, contribute to groundbreaking research and development projects, and embark on a life-changing adventure for you and your family. 🌍
🔐 Book a 15-min consultation with 1to1 Immigration today, and let us discuss how we can help you and your family through the open work permit process, ensuring a seamless transition to your new professional journey in Canada! 🤝