List of Visa Requirements for Truck Drivers in Canada 2019

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List of Visa Requirements for Truck Drivers in Canada 2019 are

  • Valid Passport (Renew it if it is expiring in 6 months).
  • Offer letter from Potential Employer, try to find out trucking companies in Canada.
  • Proof of English Language Skills, IELTS, C-Lib.
  • Clean criminal record.

Truck driver job is a good option for newcomers. Where it gives you a chance to roam around the country, there it pays a good salary. But there are some visa requirements for truck drivers, which you have to meet before receiving a Canadian Visa, which is as follows:

Age Limits for a Canadian Visa as a truck driver

One must have age not less than 25 and not more than 55 years. But the preferred age is 25 to 45 years by the trucking companies because drivers of this age are more active and respondents. Also, they have good health conditions like eyesight, energetic body, etc.

Clear police record

Police record matters a lot. If you have a clear police record and no criminal activity is listed in your citizen record, then you are eligible.

The insurance record must be clean

There must be a clean insurance record. In other words, you have not met an accident in previous times and your driving record should be good.

Temporary employment offer letter from the employer in Canada

KM Legal & ImmigrationThis is the job Offer letter issued to the beneficiary (Seeking Visa) by the employer i.e. trucking company or truck operator. The employer has to take prior permission from Canadian immigration(Human resources Canada) to issue a job offer letter as a truck driver to the applicant. These days, lots of frauds are in news on the name of the temporary employment offer letter. So, be aware of such frauds and make sure about the background of the employer.

Companies like SGT2000 and Transx hire foreign drivers.

Temporary Foreign Work Permit from Human Resources and Skill Development of Canada

A work permit is issued by the Human Resources and Skill Development of Canada to the beneficiary after completion of documentation. Prepare your application to the documentation requirement given in the following links.

Prepare a good truck driver resume according to truck driver job duties in Canada

Apply for a work permit outside of Canada

Commercial Driving license

To get a commercial Driving license, you must have a G or Class 5 license in Canada. In British Columbia, you must have 2 and a half years of driving experience. Then you have to pass a written test for Traffic Rules and signs. After that In-class training and On-Road training is provided by a certified instructor. Then you need to book a Road test with Drive Test Center. On qualifying this test, a Commercial Driving License will be issued to the beneficiary.

Best to get a driving license and insurance record verification from your local Ministry of Transport office before landing as a truck driver in Canada.

Truck driver license

Conclusion

Above are a few most important factors, which you should take care at the time of seeking a Canadian VISA as a truck driver

Find out more information about the temporary foreign worker program in this link.

Here is a link when TransX visited Berlin to recruit drivers

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Elize

Is it advised to complete training at a Truck Driving School in aid to move to Canada and get employment? Will I be able to attain my Truck Drivers License on a Student Visa?

As per now you can apply and attain a truck driver license on a student visa.

Azret Hrustic

Hi I m professional truck driver used to drive in USA I m 43 years old si if any one has any information who to kontakt please respond to my email

Hi Azret,
Join our Facebook group Facebook.com/groups/WorkPermitCanada and explore the opportunities there.
Thanks

Rafi n

Iam interested in driving job

Nkululeko Ndlovu

Good day ,I want to join Canada as a Truck Driver lam 42 year from South Africa

less than 25 and not more than 55 years. But the preferred age is 25 to 45 years by the trucking companies because drivers of this age are more active and respondents. Also, they have good health conditions like eyesight, energetic body, etc.

Surendra pandit

I want to work in Canada .I am from Nepal .now I work in Saudi Arabia. I am a driver.can it possible to work in driver in Canada but my qualifications is just 8 pass

Nizabudheen

I would like to do truck driver job..Howe I get visa??? I have Qatar and Indian license also

Shitlaprasad yadav

Hi
I ‘M SHITLAPRASAD YADAV FROM INDIA, I HAVE BEEN EXPERIENCING PERSON IN DRIVING FOR MANY YEARS. SO HOW MANY ILETS BAND SCORE I NEED FOR CANADIAN PR. PLEASE GIVE ME SUGGESTION
THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Foroq jani

I am heavy truck driver.how can I manage the visa.

Shrijeet Raju Karmal

I am interested in driving job

Daniel luvisia

Iam a Kenyan truck/heavy commercial truck driver how can I manage to work in Canada.

A program under truck driver can come to Canada is TFWP(Temporary Foreign Worker Program). A program which allows Canadian employers to fill jobs outside of Canada where extreme shortage. 5.5 Bands are enough in most cases depending on the experience, age, education, and job offer

To get a commercial Driving license, you must have a G or Class 5 license in Canada. In British Columbia, you must have 2 and a half of experience of driving. Then you have to pass a written test for Traffic Rules and signs. After that In-class training and On-Road training is provided by a certified instructor. Then you need to book a Road test with Drive Test Center. On qualifying this test, a Commercial Driving License will be issued to the beneficiary

Abu Dramani

Good evening sir, madam
Name is Abu Dramani

Please am from Ghana West Africa country am interested in you’re job in there
Thank you

gaurav parbhakar

Hi
I ‘M GAURAV PARBHAKAR FROM INDIA, I HAVE BEEN EXPERIENCING PERSON IN DRIVING FOR MANY YEARS. SO HOW MANY ILETS BAND SCORE I NEED FOR CANADIAN PR. PLEASE GIVE ME SUGGESTION.
THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Satnam

I want come to respected CANADA as a DRIVER
Please guide me

Harjeet singh

How many score need in english test

A program under truck driver can come to Canada is TFWP(Temporary Foreign Worker Program). A program which allows Canadian employers to fill jobs outside of Canada where extreme shortage. 5.5 Bands are enough in most cases depending on the experience, age, education, and job offer

Sufiyan

I have bechlore degree and i have 7 years of UAE work experince as an admin staff and my age is 29 running.

So please guide me what to do ?

What is the ielts band requirment

Gurjant

I’m heavy driver in doha since two year .I’m from Punjab India .I have 5.0 bands in IELTS.can I apply for work permit

Ramanjot Singh

I have 5 band in ielts genral…..reading 4.5 speaking 4.5 writing 5 and listening 5….possible for canada truck driver visa and also i have 3 years experience in trucking

Hi . This is Manohar Singh. I am a truck driwer . So I just want to confirm . how should I get work permit in Canada

jasveer khangura

what is ielts requirement for indian truck driver.

A program under truck driver can come to Canada is TFWP(Temporary Foreign Worker Program). A program which allows Canadian employers to fill jobs outside of Canada where extreme shortage. 5.5 Bands are enough in most cases depending on the experience, age, education, and job offer