Service Canada Labour Market Impact Assessment Processing Centres

To obtain further information and assistance with Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications, call the Employer Contact Centre from Monday to Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time:

Within Canada and the United States (except Quebec): 1-800-367-5693 (toll-free)
TTY: 1-855-881-9874

Outside Canada and the United States: 506-546-7569, Monday to Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

In Québec dial:

1-866-840-0222 (toll-free) or 438-892-0299 (for calls within and outside Canada)

Processing Centres

LMIA applications are processed in different locations across Canada, depending on the stream or job location. It is important that employers mail or fax their applications to the appropriate office, in order to avoid processing delays.

Centres of Specialization process the following occupation and program specific applications:

British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Yukon

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
PO Box 2270
Station Main
Vancouver, BC V6B 3W2

Fax

604-666-7731 (Film and Entertainment)
604-666-8920 (other occupations)
1-866-301-5603 (toll-free from Saskatchewan and Manitoba)

Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
PO Box 1212
Station Main
Edmonton, AB T5J 2M4

Fax

780-495-2738 or 1-866-874-8954 (toll-free)

Ontario

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
PO Box 6500
Station Don Mills
Toronto, ON M3C 0L4

Fax

416-954-3107 or 1-866-720-6094

Ontario (for all agricultural positions)

Mail

Agricultural Foreign Worker Unit
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
5 Queensway East
Simcoe, ON N3Y 5K2

Fax

519-426-0362

Quebec

For all streams (including Caregivers (in-home positions))

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
1001 De Maisonneuve Boulevard East, 4th floor
Montreal, QC H2L 4P9

Fax

438-892-0329

Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
1 Agar Place, PO Box 7000
Saint John, NB  E2L 4V4

Fax

506-636-5028
506-636-5029
1-866-585-7524 (toll-free)

Academics (University Professors), Medical Doctors/Specialists or Registered Nurses and Express Entry (under Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, Canadian Experience Class)

All provinces and territories (except Quebec)

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada - Centre of Specialization
1 Agar Place, PO Box 7000
Saint John, NB  E2L 4V4

Fax

506-636-5028
506-636-5029
1-866-585-7524 (toll-free)

Caregivers (In-home positions)

All provinces and territories (except Quebec)

Mail

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada - Centre of Specialization
PO Box 6500
Station Don Mills
Toronto, ON  M3C 0L4

Fax

416-954-3107
1-866-720-6094 (toll-free)

Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program

All provinces and territories (except Quebec)

Mail

Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program
Service Canada - Centre of Specialization
5 Queensway East
Simcoe, ON N3Y 5K2

Fax

519-426-0362 or 1-855-221-1601 (toll-free)

To pay for work permit fees - phone

1-866-431-7297 (toll-free)

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