Contrary to many people’s belief that a work permit is required before being offered a job in Canada, this is not true at all.

You can do some jobs in Canada with or without a work permit.

This article has compiled a list of jobs you can do in Canada without a work permit.


For athletes sent to perform in Canada. A work permit is not required before working in Canada.

However, you must be able to prove that you are an athlete or coach before working in Canada.


Are you a pastor or imam or hold a religious title? You can work in Canada with or without a work permit.

Emergency Service Provider

Emergency service providers are not required to obtain a work permit before working in Canada.

If you are called to emergency services, you do not need to look for work before working in Canada.

However, this is not a voluntary act. You must be

invited by the Government of Canada or seconded from your home country to provide emergency services in Canada.


Allowed to work in Canada as an Examiner/Examiner without a work permit.

If you are a professor, you may be invited to proctor professional exams in Canada. In this case, no work permit is required before working in Canada.

Or, if you are an appraiser, you may need to do an appraisal in Canada without a work permit.

Read Also: How To Effectively Travel To Canada Without Spending On Travel Agents

Performing Artists

Foreign artists who wish to perform at events in Canada for a short period of time do not need a work permit to work in Canada.

There are many foreign artists who frequently have the opportunity to perform in Canada. Still, as an artist performing her, there’s no need to worry.

Convention Organizers

If you are an event organizer and want to host an event in Canada, you do not need a work permit to work in Canada.

However, during your stay in Canada, you may only work as an event organizer and may not do any other work.

News Reporter

If you are a news reporter and are sent by your country to cover the latest events in Canada, you do not need a work permit.

Military Personnel

If you are a military member and wish to work as a Defense Officer in Canada, you do not need a work permit before working.

Once accepted, your family will have the privilege of immigrating to Canada with you.

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