Service Canada Labour Market Impact Assessment Processing Centres

Possible Canada Post service disruption: Important notice

In the event of a Canada Post service disruption, you must submit your Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application by fax or courier to the appropriate location.

If you have mailed your LMIA application after June 23, 2016, we suggest that you resend the complete application package by fax or by courier.

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

By courier

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
1440 – 9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 4C1

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

By courier

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
1440 – 9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 4C1

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

By courier

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
4900 Yonge Street, Suite 700
North York, ON  M2N 6A8

Fax

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

Ontario (for all agricultural positions)

Mail or by courier

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 or by courier

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

By courier

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
1 Agar Place
Saint John, NB  E2L 5G4

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

By courier

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
1 Agar Place
Saint John, NB  E2L 5G4

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

By courier

Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Service Canada LMIA Processing Centre
4900 Yonge Street, Suite 700
North York, ON  M2N 6A8

Fax

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

Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program

All provinces and territories (except Quebec)

Mail or by courier

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)

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