LMIA Exemption Code for Canada Work Permit: T24
Where to apply? Canadian visa office, a port of entry, or in Canada.
Intended employment/profession in Canada: Executive/Business Owner, Senior Manager, Specialized Knowledge Worker.
Enterprise in Chile: Enterprise in Chile must have a parent, branch, subsidiary or affiliate relationship with the enterprise in Canada. Executive/Business Owner can be transferred for an office startup in Canada.
Intra-Company Transferee: An applicant must have been continuously employed with the enterprise, in a similar position for one (1) year within the previous three (3) year period. A transfer, which is “promotional”, would not qualify under this category.
Work permit validity: Initial work permit can be issued for 3 years and extended for a maximum of 2 years. For an office startup in Canada, an initial work permit can be issued for 1 year. There is a 7 year cap for executive and managerial positions and 5 year cap for specialized knowledge positions.
Read more about requirements for Intra-Company Transfer Work Permit to Canada.