Canada launches pilot program to streamline work permit processing for Canadian employers recruiting in the Philippines

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26 Oct 2023 PDF
Subject Tax Alert
Categories Immigration
Jurisdictions Canada Philippines

On 19 October 2023, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honorable Marc Miller announced the launch of the CAN Work Philippines program – a pilot program aimed at streamlining the work permit processing for eligible Canadian employers recruiting in the Philippines. This pilot program will implement new procedures, technologies, and policies intended to accelerate work permit processing, allowing employers to schedule group appointments for medical examinations and biometrics for potential employees.

A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.

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