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May 20, 2021

Apply for the Religious Workers Permit in Canada

Are you a religious worker? Do you want to work as a religious worker in Canada?

Do you work with a religious institution? Do you promote the beliefs of a particular religion? 

Or, are you a religious education teacher in a religion-based school? 

Then it may be possible to migrate to Canada under one of the religious workers Immigration Pathways.

Charitable and Religious Worker

In Canada, religious workers who teach doctrine, preside over public worship functions and provide spiritual guidance are permitted, under the Canadian public policy, to live and work in Canada without a work permit.

The authorisation to work under this category is granted under a visitor record. 

Religious workers in this category are also permitted to apply for a labour Market Impact Assessment LMIA-exempt work permit under the charitable or religious work category as shown below.


Charitable and Religious Work – LMIA-Exempt Work Permits

Religious and charitable workers looking to migrate to Canada and work with a Canadian charitable religious organizations are supported by the Canadian public policy consideration which allows religious workers to receive a work permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada without needing the organization to obtain a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

The job description and duties of the religious workers must be of charitable or religious nature. 

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One Reply to “Apply for the Religious Workers Permit in Canada”

  1. BANKOLE OLUMIDE says: June 18, 2022 at 2:49 pm

    Requirements process and Cost of migrating to Canada with my family as a Religious Worker.

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