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Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Lawyers in Canada

Do you want to hire a foreign employee for your company in Alberta?
According to Canada’s Immigration Act, a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) helps with that.

At Sinani Law, we can help you process your LMIA Alberta to prove that no Canadian nationals or permanent residents are suitable for the position.

Our immigration lawyers will handle the application for you so that your chances of obtaining this permit are higher.
Let us handle your application and get the qualified foreign employee you so desperately need under the law.

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Essential Requirement

The Labor Market Impact Assessment or LMIA is an essential requirement for bringing foreign workers to fill positions.
Sinani Law has a team of experienced lawyers who will make this task as easy as possible for you.
The “when” and “how” to apply for an LMIA in Alberta can be challenging if you are not familiar with the process.

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Fortunately, our staff has successfully processed thousands of applications and knows Canadian immigration law inside and out.
Our LMIA Alberta services are just what you are looking for to get a foreign work permit in Canada as quickly as possible.

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Who Should Apply for an LMIA?

Most employers of temporary workers need an LMIA before the employee applies for a work permit.

Simply put, an LMIA confirms that you need a temporary foreign worker for a particular position because there are no Canadians or permanent residents available for that position.

To be sure that you and the foreign employee you wish to hire are exempt or not from LMIA, it is best to consult the exemption codes and work permit exemptions. This list can be found on the Government of Canada website.

If any of these exemptions apply to your hiring situation, you should look up your code and include it in your job offer.

You can also contact the International Mobility Workers Unit (IMWU) if you plan to hire a foreign national outside of Canada and is from a visa waiver country.

The most common situations where a person can come to work in Canada without an LMIA are:

  • They’re the spouse or partner of a highly skilled foreign worker.
  • They’re covered by NAFTA or other free trade agreements.
  • They’re international students who have graduated from Canadian universities.
  • It is for positions that provide a social, cultural, or economic benefit relevant to Canada.
  • They’re qualified foreign workers with proficiency in the French language.
  • They’re members of the IEC (International Experience Canada) program.
  • It is for positions that fall in the area of international trade agreements.
  • They’re transferred to Canada through a multinational company.

Do I Need an LMIA in Calgary, AB?

Each province in Canada may have a particular program for foreign workers, but as a general rule, you must have an LMIA. If you do not fall into any of the categories mentioned above, you need to apply for an LMIA.

Work Permit Required

It is essential to know that even if the employer does not need an LMIA, the worker may have a work permit before starting work.

Alberta LMIA Exemption

The LMIA Alberta exemption does not mean that a work permit is not required.


Some several rules and criteria influence the issue of the Labour Market Impact Assessment.

Our Lawyers Can Help Increase Chances of Success for LMIA Acceptance

The LMIA process can be complicated and tedious if you do it without the help of an attorney. We at Sinani Law have all the knowledge and experience to handle the application for you.
If you hire our services, you can prevent potential mistakes in LMIA applications and increase the probability of getting approved.

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Experts Advice.

Advice from start to finish: Our experienced staff of immigration attorneys will guide you from the moment the application is created until you receive your LMIA to hire a foreign worker.

Peace of Mind.

Peace of mind to get on with your work: Since you will make the Labor Market Impact Assessment application through us, you will be able to work without having to worry about the process. We will notify you of any new developments to make the process as comfortable and easy as possible.

Save Valuable Time.

Don’t run the risk of wasting all that time on a faulty application that will be rejected.

Answers to frequently asked questions:

It is normal to have questions about documentation, types of LMIAs, or updated laws and regulations. However, at Sinani Law we know what you need to get your LMIA according to your company and the employee you want to hire.


The approval of this permit can take from 3 to 6 months from the moment the application is submitted until the foreign worker finally starts working for you.

Fast service.

Hire the services of Sinani Law and get your LMIA Alberta easier and faster than you imagined.

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