Canadian VISA and Immigration

Eligibility Criteria for Canadian Global Talent Stream (GTS) Program

The Global Talent Steam (GTS) program in Canada is designed for partnered Canadian companies to capture highly skilled international talent by granting those workers Canadian Work Permit within two weeks’ time. The GTS aims at enabling Canadian companies to fill in vacant positions with rare talent possessing workers from abroad. Whereas, it is the best opportunity for an international worker to use this program to get recruited by a Canadian company.

Canadian Global Stream Program accepts applications from either an applicant possessing unique or specialized talent or from the designated partners of the stream to provide a Canadian Work Permit within two weeks.

Eligibility Requirements for Canadian Global Stream (GTS) Program

International skilled workers must check out the below-listed eligibility requirements of the Canadian Global Stream Program:

  • Candidates must demonstrate a minimum of one year of work experience in the eligible occupation within the past three years.
  • Applicants must have a valid job offer from an eligible Canadian employer and the wage offered must fall under the prevailing wage level for that occupation in Canada.
  • The job offer must be full-time, indeterminate or at least one year in duration.
  • The employer must provide evidence of their efforts to recruit Canadians and permanent residents for the position.
  • Candidates must meet the educational requirements of the NOC 0, A or B designation as outlined by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
  • Global Talent Stream applicants must demonstrate that they possess the necessary skills and experience to make a significant contribution to Canada’s economy.
  • Candidates must hold all relevant licenses, registrations, certificates or other credentials required for the position.
  • All applicants are required to meet the language requirements of the position.
  • Candidates must provide a valid passport and all other necessary documentation to support their application.
  • Global Talent Stream applicants must demonstrate that they have the financial resources necessary to settle in Canada upon arrival and to support themselves for at least six months prior to obtaining employment in Canada.
  • Candidates must be able to provide proof of health insurance coverage in Canada or the ability to acquire adequate health insurance before arriving in the country.
  • Global Talent Stream applicants must demonstrate that they are admissible to enter and remain in Canada, including complying with all applicable Canadian laws.
  • All candidates must meet the minimum requirements of the Global Talent Stream as set out by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
  • Candidates must provide evidence that their qualifications and experience are consistent with their job offer in order to qualify for the Global Talent Stream program.
  • Applicants must agree to submit information on an ongoing basis to IRCC regarding the progress of their application and any changes in their circumstances.
  • All applicants are required to undergo an in-person interview with an Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) officer prior to being approved for the Global Talent Stream program.

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