CIC Launches New Electronic System For Employers

October 16th, 2015

Newsletter from our business immigration team

JULIE LESSARD, partner and lawyer & ELSA AGOSTINHO, lawyer | Montreal

Starting October 26, 2015, CIC is introducing a new electronic system, the Employer Portal.

Employers must submit offers of employment in Labour Market Impact Assessment-exempt situations directly to CIC using this new system. The previous form, IMM 5802 Offer of Employment to a Foreign National Exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment, will no longer be accepted.

If an employer has already provided a completed form to a foreign worker, the worker should submit a work permit application prior to November 21, 2015. If the foreign worker does not submit their application before this date, the employer must resubmit the Offer of Employment using the Employer Portal.

The Employer Portal is part of changes introduced on February 21, 2015 and will be available on CIC’s website on October 26, 2015.

The BCF team is ready to assist you with this new requirement. Do not hesitate to contact us!

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