Global Talent Stream

Hiring a Temporary Foreign Worker through the Global Talent Stream

The Global Talent Stream is the fastest way for international skilled workers to settle in Canada.

This immigration program allows employers to find international skilled workers to fill a position when Canadian workers are not available to full that role. It is designed to help businesses grow and remain competitive by giving them access to skilled workers within a very shor application processing time of 2 weeks.

Global Talent Stream Categories

  • Each category has a Processing Fee of $1000 CAD
  • Employers must prove their business is legitamate by submitting the required documentation
  • Employers must work with Employment and Social Development Canada to develop a Labour Market Benefits Plan
  • Category A

    You may be eligible for Category A if you are referred to the Global Talent Stream by one of their designated partners, and you are hiring a worker with a specialized skill.

    Designated Partners
  • Category B

    You may be eligible for Category B if you are hiring skilled workers to fill an in-demand position found on the Global Talent Occupations List.

    You must uphold the conditions set out in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

    Global Talent Occupations List