Owner/ Operator LMIA

Owner Operator LMIA is different from typical LMIA as it enables you to get work permit as a business person and focuses on your business proposal as opposed to assessing a single candidate

Under Owner Operator LMIA, the candidate enjoys benefits of being business owner, can live and operate business in any Canadian province except Quebec and can be eligible for Canadian PR once he has acquired Canadian experience as Business person. LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) is an authorization document from Employment and Social Development Canada that allow employers to hire foreign workers for positions in Canada.

  • About the program
  • Eligibility Criteria
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  • 6 – 8 months processing time (90 days for LMIA approval, 90 days for work permit)
  • No minimum net worth requirements
  • No minimum investment requirements

  • Foreign applicants must own more than 51% of the shares of the company in Canada
  • The company in Canada must be operational
  • The company must have sufficient funds to pay the owner’s wages and operate business in Canada
  • Prove that the business requires a senior manager (NOC 00)
  • Buying an existing business in Canada from CAD150,000 or buying a franchise or establishing your own business with an initial investment of  CAD100,000  or above


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We give guidance on the legal, Commercial formalities for ypu to buy a suitable business in Canada

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We prepare and submit your business immigration for work permit on behalf your business in Canada

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