Work Permit

A work permit is required if you are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada and you want to work temporarily in Canada. You may also need a temporary resident visa.

How do I apply for a work permit?

Visit Health Match BC for a step-by-step guide. This guide must be followed by:

  • Yourself (the applicant)
  • The practice that you’ll be working with
  • The sponsoring health employer

Guide for physicians requiring a work permit


Do you need a visa?

Check the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website to find out if you need a visa.