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Common Reasons of Work Permit Refusals

There are several common reasons why a work permit application for Canada may be refused. Refusals are not final. It is important to understand the reasons and perfect the applications next time. It is also important to get visa office (GCMS) notes to review details of officers' concerns.

Common Reasons

It's important to note that the reasons for refusal can vary depending on the specific circumstances of each case.It is recommended that you carefully review the requirements and guidelines for a Work permit category you are applying to and provide all necessary documentation to avoid any issues with their application.

Incomplete application:

If the application is missing required information or documents. 

Failure to demonstrate ties to home country:

 If the applicant cannot demonstrate strong ties to their home country, such as family, property, or employment

Ineligible job offer:

If the job offer is not considered genuine, if the wages and working conditions do not meet Canadian standards, or if it does not match the applicant's skills or qualifications.

Lack of work experience or education:

If the applicant does not meet the required work experience or education qualifications for the job. 

Failure to meet language requirements:

If the applicant cannot demonstrate sufficient language proficiency in English or French. 


Medical inadmissibility: If the applicant has a medical condition that could place excessive demand on Canada's healthcare system or pose a risk to public health and safety. 
Criminality: If the applicant has a criminal record or poses a security risk.