The following are links to resources to help new immigrants moving to British Columbia (BC), find work with Island Health and have international credentials assessed.
Foreign Credentials Referral Office (FCRO) is a Government of Canada website and provides assessments for professional foreign credentials. The website also provides the Working In Canada tool with step-by-step instructions to learn more about working in Canada and the requirements for different professions.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has information you will need before you arrive, after you arrive, application forms and guides and other related resources.
Welcome BC is a Government of British Columbia website with a wide range of information about living, working and immigrating to BC, Canada including the following:
The Immigrate section has information about your eligibility to work in Canada.
The Newcomers’ Guide provides information about settling in British Columbia.
Planning to Work in BC? (PDF) is a WelcomeBC workbook to help you plan.
Working in Canada Guide - Information guide for persons who wish to apply for a work permit from outside Canada. It provides all of the necessary information, instructions and application forms to complete and submit.
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