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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Version of section 82 from 2015-12-01 to 2016-11-18:


Definition of arranged employment

  •  (1) In this section, arranged employment means an offer of employment for full-time work in Canada that is non-seasonal and indeterminate, in an occupation listed in Skill Type 0 Management Occupations or Skill Level A or B of the National Occupational Classification matrix, that is made by an employer other than an embassy, high commission or consulate in Canada or an employer who is referred to in any of subparagraphs 200(3)(h)(i) to (iii).

  • Marginal note:Arranged employment (10 points)

    (2) Ten points shall be awarded to a skilled worker for arranged employment if they are able to perform and are likely to accept and carry out the employment and

    • (a) the skilled worker is in Canada and holds a work permit that is valid on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and, on the date on which it is issued, holds a valid work permit or is authorized to work in Canada under section 186, and

      • (i) the work permit was issued based on a positive determination by an officer under subsection 203(1) with respect to the skilled worker’s employment in an occupation listed in Skill Type 0 Management Occupations or Skill Level A or B of the National Occupational Classification matrix,

      • (ii) the skilled worker is working for an employer specified on the work permit, and

      • (iii) the employer has made an offer of arranged employment to the skilled worker subject to the permanent resident visa being issued to the skilled worker;

    • (b) the skilled worker is in Canada and

      • (i) holds a work permit referred to in paragraph 204(a) or (c) that is valid on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and, on the date on which it is issued, holds a valid work permit or is authorized to work in Canada under section 186, and

      • (ii) the circumstances referred to in subparagraphs (a)(ii) and (iii) apply;

    • (c) the skilled worker does not hold a valid work permit and is not authorized to work in Canada under section 186 on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and

      • (i) an employer has made an offer of arranged employment to the skilled worker, and

      • (ii) an officer has approved the offer of employment based on an assessment — provided to the officer by the Department of Employment and Social Development, on the same basis as an assessment provided for the issuance of a work permit, at the request of the employer or an officer — that the requirements set out in subsection 203(1) with respect to the offer have been met; or

    • (d) the skilled worker holds a valid work permit or is authorized to work in Canada under section 186 on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and on the date on which it is issued, and

      • (i) the circumstances referred to in subparagraphs (a)(ii) and (iii) and paragraph (b) do not apply, and

      • (ii) the circumstances referred to in subparagraphs (c)(i) and (ii) apply.

  • SOR/2004-167, s. 30
  • SOR/2010-172, s. 5
  • SOR/2012-274, s. 11
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 237
  • SOR/2013-245, s. 1
  • SOR/2015-144, s. 1
  • SOR/2015-147, s. 1
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