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Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership - CPTPP

Under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), citizens of Australia, Japan, Mexico and New Zealand may be eligible for an intra-corporate transfer to Canada for up to 3 years if they are in a managerial, executive or specialist role.

Spouses of eligible intra-corporate transferee may be issued an open work permit (T53) if the applicant is a citizen of Australia, Japan or Mexico or a permanent resident of Australia.

    Eligibility Criteria for Intra-Corporate Transfers

    All intra-corporate transferees must:

    • be a citizen of a Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signatory
    • have been employed by an enterprise of or have been partners in an enterprise of a CPTPP signatory continuously for at least 1 year within the previous 3 years at the time of submitting the application
      • includes citizens of CPTPP countries who are employed by an enterprise in another CPTPP country
    • be transferred to an enterprise (that must be a parent entity, subsidiary or affiliate company of the enterprise) in Canada

    A Business Immigration Lawyer can help you determine if your job meets the requirements for entry to Canada under CPTPP, and help you to assemble the documentation to present to the Border Agent.

    Contact us today at (403) 452-9515 Ext. 100 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly.

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