Business visitors can usually conduct their business in Canada without a work Permit. A business visitor is defined a foreign National who wishes to conduct business in Canada, who will not enter the Canadian labor market.
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Canada has one of the largest and most expansive and progressive economies in the world so as you can imagine there are hundreds of thousands of short-term business visits every year, which continues to grow as the Canadian economy expands. Immigrate4Canada can help you plan and advance your business interests in Canada, risk smart worry free. We can also help your business to navigate the red tape associated with established and mature economies, across multiple sectors in Canada, find and secure investment opportunities in key industry sectors including Science and Technology and Energy and Infrastructure.
Like any other country, business professionals come to Canada on a short term visit for the following reasons.
- Attending business meetings, conferences, conventions, fairs, etc;
- Buying Canadian goods or services on behalf of a foreign entity;
- Taking orders for goods or services;
- Providing after-sales service, excluding hands-on work in the construction trades;
- Being trained by a Canadian parent company for work outside of Canada; and
- Training employees of a Canadian subsidiary of a foreign company.
Business visitors to Canada may require a Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a Temporary Resident Visa. (TRV)
Business professionals, when visiting Canada on business, must comply with the following:
- they plan to stay for less than six months,
- they do not plan to enter the Canadian labour market,
- the main place of business, and source of income and profits, is outside Canada,
- they have documents that support their application and
- they meet Canada’s basic entry requirements, because they
- have a valid travel document, such as a passport,
- have enough money for their stay and to return home,
- plan to leave Canada at the end of your visit, and
- are not a criminal, security or health risk to Canadians
If you are business professional requiring help in planning and managing your business in Canada, please contact a member of the Immigrte4Canada team.