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Owner/Operator LMIA

The Owner/Operator Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a pathway for entrepreneurs and business owners who wish to operate a business in Canada and need to apply for a work permit. This guide provides an overview of why to apply through the owner/operator category, eligibility criteria, requirements, application steps, processing times, and associated costs.

 

Why apply through Owner or Operator?

  • Priority Processing: Applications under the owner/operator category often receive priority processing, ensuring a quicker response time compared to other LMIA applications.
  • Control Over Business: Gain direct control and involvement in the day-to-day operations of your Canadian business.
  • An t-slighe gu àite-còmhnaidh maireannach: Successfully operating a business in Canada can significantly enhance your eligibility for permanent residency under various immigration programs.
  • No Recruitment Effort Required: Unlike other LMIAs, the owner/operator LMIA does not require proof of recruitment efforts, making the application process more straightforward.
  • Business Expansion Opportunities: Provides an excellent opportunity for international entrepreneurs to expand their operations into the Canadian market.

 

Eligibility to apply for Owner or Operator

To be eligible for an owner/operator LMIA, applicants must:

  • Have a controlling interest in the business, typically defined as owning more than 50% of the shares or having absolute decision-making power.
  • Demonstrate that their business will create or maintain jobs for Canadians or permanent residents.
  • Provide a viable business plan that includes details on the economic benefit to Canada, such as job creation or transfer of skills and knowledge.
  • Not be inadmissible to Canada on grounds of security, health, or criminality.

 

Canada Owner or Operator Requirements

  • Seilbh gnìomhachais: Proof of business ownership or shareholding.
  • Plana Gnothachais: A detailed business plan outlining the economic benefit to Canada.
  • Cruthachadh Obrach: Evidence that the business will create or maintain employment for Canadians or permanent residents.
  • Active Management: Demonstrated intent and ability to be actively involved in the management of the business in Canada.
  • Financial Investment: Significant investment in the business that is sufficient to establish and sustain operations.

 

Steps to apply for Canada Owner or Operator

  • Prepare Business Plan: Develop a detailed business plan that demonstrates the viability and economic benefit of your business.
  • Cruinnich sgrìobhainnean: Collect all necessary documents, including proof of business ownership, financial investment, and any other relevant information.
  • Submit LMIA Application: Complete and submit the LMIA application to Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), along with the application fee and all supporting documents.
  • Attend Interview: Be prepared to attend an interview with ESDC, if required, to discuss your application and business plan.
  • Apply for Work Permit: Once the LMIA is approved, apply for a temporary work permit through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) using the positive LMIA.

 

Processing time for Canada Owner or Operator

The processing time for an owner/operator LMIA application can vary but generally ranges from 2 to 4 months. It's important to submit a complete and well-documented application to avoid delays.

 

Canada Owner or Operator Visa Cost

  • LMIA Application Fee: $1,000 CAD per position applied for.
  • Work Permit Application Fee: $155 CAD for an individual applicant, plus $155 CAD for any accompanying family members.
  • Biometrics Fee: $85 CAD for an individual or $170 CAD for a family (if applicable).

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