Friday, January 27, 2023

Work Visa for US and Canada: What are the prices and requirements?

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Many people make New Year’s resolutions to get a better job, whether in Mexico or the US. America hey Canada… To work in both countries you must have a series of documents, among which passport and work visa, This is their cost.

Before processing a work visa, Mexican workers should consult temporary employment program For example, the United States and Canada both have the so-called ‘Maple Leaf Country’ Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (PTAT) which has its own requirements.

How much does a work visa cost in USA?

The cost of a Type H visa is $190 (about 3,800 pesos at the current exchange rate)., according to information from the Embassy of the United States of America in Mexico. Remember that Type H visas are granted to temporary workers and there are two types: H-2A for temporary agricultural workers and H-2B for non-agricultural workers.

To apply for an H-2A or H-2B visa, Mexican Must have an offer from an employer in the United StatesApart from providing a contract where the time for completion of the work and the salary to be received by the applicant are specified. The maximum period of the said document is three years.

Among the requirements to process a temporary work visa in the United States are: “valid and undamaged” passport, valid petition number -contract with US employer-, proof of payment, When the embassy makes an appointment, a photograph and fingerprints will be taken of the applicant.

How much does a Canadian work visa cost?

The cost of a temporary work visa in Canada is 155 Canadian dollars, which is equivalent to 2,143 Mexican pesos. As per current exchange rate. However, this is the standard rate, as if biometric data must be captured from the applicant, the process will cost 85 Canadian dollars (i.e. 1,214 pesos).

To apply for this work permit in Canada, a Mexican must meet the following requirements: Receive a copy of the job offer (and verifiable) Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)Displays legal requirements and economic solvency, as well as the requirements of each province.

The Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is a document issued by the Department of Employment and Social Development (ESDC) intended to prevent people from entering Canada without a job offer, similar to the requirements requested in a work visa . United States of america.

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