International Mobility Program

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What is Canada ICT (Business Expansion) Program?

Explore the Canada Intra-Company Transfer or Business Expansion Program – your strategic move for business growth in Canada. Seamlessly transition key personnel, foster collaboration, and expand your global footprint. This avenue opens doors for market expansion and contributes to Canada’s economic landscape. It’s more than a program; it’s your pathway to thriving in the dynamic Canadian business ecosystem.

Benefits of Canada ICT (Business Expansion) Program

Market Reach

Extend your reach into the Canadian market, connecting with new consumers and diversifying your business presence.

Global Networking

Entrepreneurs gain entry into a diverse global network, fostering innovation and the potential for fruitful collaborations.

Business Support

Benefit from government support and incentives designed to encourage business expansion, providing advantages for your operations.

Economic Prosperity

Strategically grow your business by entering a dynamic market, capitalizing on emerging opportunities, and staying ahead of industry trends.

Talent Acquisition

Harness the local Canadian talent pool to bring in skilled professionals, contributing to the growth and innovation of your business.

Global Exposure

Elevate your brand internationally by establishing operations in Canada, positioning your business as a key player on the global stage.

Canada ICT (Business Expansion) Program Eligibility

Established Business

Businesses applying for this program should have a proven track record of successful operations in their home country.

Financial Stability

Applicants must demonstrate financial stability and provide evidence of their ability to fund the expansion into the Canadian market

Research & Business Plan

A comprehensive market research report and a structured business plan outlining the expansion strategy into Canada are essential.

Speak the Language

Demonstrate proficiency in English or French through recognized language tests (CLB 5)

Industry-Specific Requirements

Certain industries may have additional eligibility criteria based on sector-specific regulations and considerations.

Financial Investment

Businesses need to detail their financial investment in the expansion project, showcasing a genuine commitment to the Canadian market.

Your 8 Step Process to Success


Research & Planning

Begin by thoroughly researching the Canadian market and assessing the viability of your business expansion.


Assess Eligibility

Seek legal advice to understand the regulatory landscape and legal requirements specific to your industry and the Canadian market.


Language Skills

Showcase your proficiency in English or French through standard language tests.


Financial Planning

Develop a comprehensive financial plan, detailing the funds required for the expansion and showcasing your business’s financial stability.


Entry Strategy

Formulate a detailed market entry strategy, considering factors such as target demographics, competition analysis, and marketing approaches.


Submit Application

Prepare and submit your application to the relevant Canadian immigration authorities. Ensure that all required documentation is complete and accurate.


Due Diligence

Authorities will review your application with program requirements, financial viability, and potential contribution to the Canadian economy.


Get Approval

Upon approval, receive your Canadian Work Permit to move to Canada and Establish the Business Branch.

Let’s discuss the details

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Canada Intra-Company Transferee program allows multinational companies to transfer eligible employees to Canada for temporary assignments. Eligible candidates must have been employed by the foreign company for at least one year in a similar position.

The program facilitates three types of transfers: intra-company transferees for executives or managers, intra-company transferees for specialized knowledge workers, and intra-company transferees establishing a new office in Canada.

Requirements include proof of employment with the foreign company, a genuine job offer in Canada, the ability to perform the job duties, and a qualifying relationship between the foreign company and the Canadian entity.

The duration of stay depends on the type of transfer. Executives and managers can stay for up to seven years, specialized knowledge workers for up to five years, and those establishing a new office for up to one year.

Yes, spouses or common-law partners, as well as dependent children, may accompany the transferee to Canada. They may also be eligible for open work permits or study permits, allowing them to work or study in Canada.

No, one of the benefits of this program is that it exempts employers from the LMIA requirement, making it easier and quicker to bring qualified employees to Canada.

While the Intra-Company Transferee program is a temporary work permit program, individuals may explore pathways to permanent residency through other immigration streams, such as the Express Entry system or Provincial Nominee Programs.

Yes, individuals may apply for extensions to their work permits from within Canada, provided they continue to meet the eligibility criteria and their employment circumstances remain unchanged.

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