LMIA in Edmonton

An LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) is a document an employer may need before hiring a foreign worker in Canada. Preferred Personnel submits LMIA applications in Edmonton frequently. It confirms a foreign worker’s need to fill a job that can’t be filled by an existing Canadian resident.

The purpose of LMIAs is to protect the Canadian labour market and to protect Temporary Foreign Workers who come to Canada to live and work. The Canadian Government must approve LMIA applications before a foreign worker can begin work.

LMIA applications can be complicated and time-consuming. They often require extensive communication with government agencies such as the IMWU (International Mobility Worker Unit) and TFWP (Temporary Foreign Worker Program). Our Edmonton LMIA immigration experts can help you quickly and easily fill out an LMIA application for the best chance of approval.

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  • Who Should Apply for an LMIA?

    Canadian employers who wish to hire temporary foreign workers must submit an LMIA application.

    You will need an LMIA in Edmonton if you are an employer seeking to hire temporary foreign workers for your business. There are specific requirements you must meet well in advance of preparing an LMIA application, so get in touch with us as soon as possible to receive information and begin the process.

  • How Can We Help You?

    Preferred Immigration can help increase the chances of the success of your LMIA application. The requirements of LMIA applications in Canada are extensive. Our knowledgeable staff have years of experience with LMIAs. We can help you understand when and how to apply for an LMIA for the best results. We’ll also help navigate through widely varying wait times for application approval, different types of LMIAs, and changes to the laws and regulations. When LMIA laws are updated, we can help temporary foreign workers and their employers adjust to these changes.

  • Streamline Your Hiring Processes

    If you own or operate a business that needs foreign workers to fill a labour gap, you can streamline your hiring process for foreign workers with help from Preferred Immigration. As part of our full suite of Edmonton immigration services, Preferred Immigration is happy to help with any LMIA application. Contact our professional immigration consultants to book a consultation about your LMIA in Edmonton today.

  • Do I Need an LMIA in Edmonton?

    Not sure if your business requires an LMIA? To find out, get in touch with one of our professionals. We can quickly determine whether you need an LMIA in Edmonton or elsewhere in Canada and take the first steps in the process.

Edmonton Immigration Services for Pre-Approvals to Hire Foreign Workers

Businesses recruiting sincerely in a particular field or for an extended period often choose to apply for an LMIA pre-approval. Its intention is for businesses expecting to hire foreign workers or foreign workers soon.

An LMIA pre-approval is an approval “in principle.” Essentially, it is an approval for hiring a foreign worker for the position. Upon a successful LMIA pre-approval, foreign workers get recruited to fill a given position in hopes of being accepted. However, LMIA pre-approvals are not person-specific. Once a temporary foreign worker receives an offer for the position, you must apply for a person-specific LMIA and be successful. We’re always available to answer questions about the difference between typical LMIAs and pre-approvals, and we can help you determine which will be more beneficial for your business.

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