If you have an H-1B visa in the US, our comprehensive Sky Track Immigration® website will provide you with an overview of your work permit options in Canada.
While the H-1B program looks to be a promising opportunity for qualified foreign nationals to work in the United States, it is riddled with issues, making the United States a less appealing option for international employees. For example, the term restriction on H-1B visas is a prevalent concern; these visas can be awarded for three years and then renewed for another three years, after which the foreign national must spend at least one year outside the United States.
Many foreign nationals are turning to Canada for their next work opportunity because of these and other challenges that frequently emerge with H-1B visas.
Canada offers a variety of options for work authorization that are either equivalent to H1-B visas in terms of eligibility or offer the possibility of the foreign national continuing their career in North America: