Work without a work permit

  -  Foreign nationals are not required a work permit if they are under one of these situations;

  • Business visitor

  • Diplomats (and family members), consular officers, representatives and officials accredited to Canada

  • Military personnel

  • Foreign government officers

  • On-campus employment

  • Performing artists

  • Athletes, team members and coaches competing in Canada

  • News reporters, media crews

  • Public speakers

  • Convention organizers

  • Clergy

  • Judges, referees and similar officials

  • Examiners and evaluators

  • Expert witnesses or investigators

  • Health care students

  • Civil aviation inspector

  • Aviation accident or incident inspector

  • Crew

  • Emergency service providers

  • Implied status

  • Off-campus work

  • Public speakers (up to 5 days)