How do I get an LMO (Labour Market Opinion)?

If you are wanting to apply for a work permit in Canada, you may have heard that a Labour Market Opinion, or LMO, is a necessary component of your application. But how do you get one???Actually, it is your employer who must apply for the Labour Market Opinion when they want to bring you to Canada. When the employer is granted a positive Labour market Opinion, you get a copy of it for your work permit application. Labour Market Opinion

Obtaining an LMO for a work permit in Canada

An employer must apply for a Labour Market Opinion so that the government will give them permission to bring foreign workers to Canada. They must make sure that there are no Canadians available for the job, necessitating bringing in foreign workers to fill the jobs instead.

The employer will have to demonstrate they’ve advertised for the job in question, and that any Canadian candidates were not qualified for the job.

Work permit applications in Canada are not easy, even with a positive Labour Market Opinion. No matter how qualified you are, there are strict regulations and procedures that must be met and followed when applying.

If you think you are qualified for a work permit to work in Canada, you should speak with a licensed immigration lawyer to ensure that you have all of the necessary qualifications to do so. We can help you apply for a work permit in Canada, and we have helped many people apply for work permits for Canada with great success. Please contact our immigration law firm at the phone number above to speak with a licensed immigration lawyer.

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