Documents required for Job Verification after ITA Canada

By Vijay Lala


For the purpose of job verification during the Permanent Resident (PR) application process in Canada, you will need to provide a set of essential documents to support your employment history. These documents are crucial for verifying your work experience and ensuring that it aligns with the National Occupational Classification (NOC) code you have selected. The following are the key documents and details required:

  1. Employment Reference Letter: This letter, printed on your employer’s official letterhead, should be signed by an authorized signatory and addressed to the immigration authorities.
  1. Period of Work: The reference letter should specify the precise dates or duration of your employment with the company.
  1. Working Hours: It should detail the number of hours you worked per week or your work schedule if it varied.
  1. Salary: Your salary information, including the gross or net pay, should be clearly mentioned in the reference letter.
  1. Job Title: Your job title or position within the company should be specified.
  1. Job Description (Extremely Important): The reference letter should provide a comprehensive job description that aligns precisely with the NOC code you have selected for your PR application. It should outline your duties, responsibilities, and tasks in detail to ensure a match with the chosen NOC code.
  1. Employer’s Letterhead: The reference letter must be printed on the company’s official letterhead to establish its authenticity.
  1. Proof of Salary: You may be required to provide evidence of your income and salary history. Acceptable proof includes:
    • CEC (Canadian Experience Class):
      • Pay Stubs
      • T4 – Statement of Remuneration Paid
      • Notice of Assessment (NOA)
    • FSW/FST (Federal Skilled Worker/Federal Skilled Trades):
      • Pay Stubs
      • Bank Statements that clearly show salary deposits
      • Income tax return documents
      • Form 16 or equivalent, if applicable (India)
      • Pension Certificate from your country, if applicable

These documents play a vital role in demonstrating the authenticity of your work experience and ensuring that it aligns with the NOC code you’ve chosen. It’s crucial to gather and submit these documents accurately and as per the requirements specified by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Additionally, consult the official IRCC website and application guide for any updates or specific instructions related to your PR application.

By Vijay Lala

Vijay Lala is the founder and editor-in-chief of Dual master's degrees in Political Science and Economics, along with a decade of Canadian immigration research experience, have equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of immigration law, policy research, and settlement issues. Linkedin  Twitter

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