Agreements such as USMCA, CETA, and FTAs signed with Korea, Chile, Peru, Columbia, and more enable LMIA exempt transfer of employees between Canada and specific countries. These programs are created for more effortless mobility of business visitors, professionals, intra-company transferees, traders, and investors. 

In most cases, new applicants can request a work permit at the port of entry, such as when arriving at an airport or crossing the land border into Canada.