Getting a Work Permit

(Editor's Note, Sept 2010: The links in this article have been removed because Getting a Work Permit in BC has been discontinued, and is no longer available from LSS or MOSAIC).

This guide contains information about work permits, application forms, medical examinations, welfare, social insurance numbers, and getting help. It also contains the names and telephone numbers of lower mainland organizations that help refugee claimants.

Getting a Work Permit in BC is available online (in PDF) or it can be order from: Legal Services Society.

Getting a Work Permit in BC is also available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, and Spanish from MOSAIC. The brochure was published in 2001 and is free in British Columbia (and $3.50 outside B.C.)