An important article of the Treaty of the North America free trade is dedicated to temporary entry to Canada of persons for reasons of work or business. Great advantages, are established especially for Mexicans with college or technical diploma seeking short-term job opportunities in Canada. Let’s look at why. In general, obtain a temporary work visa is not an easy matter, first because it involves convincing a company to hire you if you reside 4000 kilometers from the place of work; Secondly, because to hire foreign professionals enterprises must receive government approval to demonstrate that a citizen or Canadian permanent resident that can deal with such vacancy, and thirdly, because the company must offer you a salary and conditions of work commensurate with the local market, so that it will not utilize say that you charge less as an argument that they hire there is. These conditions seek to protect Canadian jobs and the rights of foreigners, but make the process complicated although not so much for Mexicans thanks to NAFTA.
The FTA has established 62 professions that do not require the contracting company must be passed through the process explained above. With only offer employment contracts in Canada the company can achieve the Mexican professional, whose occupation makes part of the Treaty, to obtain your visa for temporary work with some ease and integrate faster to his new job. While the regular process of temporary work visa, once has the job offer takes between 3 to 6 months, under the FTA is a matter of 30 to 40 days. Scientists (biologists, chemists or geneticists, etc), administrators, lawyers, accountants, architects, designers (graphic, industrial and Interior), engineers, economists, mathematicians, (except physicians generalist or specialized) health professionals and professors of University or technical level are included in the agreement. The Internet page, chapter XVI, presents a detailed list of the professions; If you find yours there and wish to work in Canada, start your job search. The TLC also offers other advantages. For example, Mexican businessmen can make business trips without having a temporary work visa. Provided for facilities for the transfer of employees of multinational companies that have headquarters in Mexico and Canada are also. It is also pertinent to mention, that when a foreign professional has worked temporarily a year in Canada and has an indefinite term contract, you can manage permanent residency visa.