FAQ Expatriation to Canada 🇨🇦

Find below our FAQ about expatriation to Canada and the answers to some of the questions you might have about Maplr! If you are planning to expatriate to Canada or elsewhere, you probably have a lot of questions, which is perfectly normal

Who is Maplr?

Maplr is Canada's first international Tech community connecting Canadian companies and Tech Talent looking for new international challenges

Our mission? To recruit and support the best IT talent, facilitate their expatriation and put them in touch with Canadian companies that are recruiting.

When is the best time to apply?

You can apply at at any time (even if you only want to leave in a year!) because there are opportunities all year long! The expatriation process can take a few months depending on your situation (family departure, work permit...etc) so don't hesitate and submit your application! We will adapt to your wishes and advise you on the best time for you and your family for a serene expatriation. 

Will I be paid by the partner companies or Maplr?

The remuneration will be taken into account by our partner companies or by Maplr, depending on your wish for your future job in Canada (Maplr Core Team or Maplr Partner).

Do I need insurance in Canada?

Insurance may be included in the contract you sign with your company.
However, for some types of work permits, you will need to add travel insurance. Your Maplr guide will explain everything in detail when you need it.

How to meet other people?

The Maplrs of Canada community opens its doors to you with regular events, parties, happy hours and much more... Don't worry, you won't be alone when you arrive! Our community is hyperactive!

What remuneration can I expect?

Your salary will be determined according to your skills and experience. Note that the Canadian market is nevertheless known for its attractive salaries given the local cost of living.

Who are our partner companies?

We work with Canadian companies in all sectors of activity (banking, industry, chemicals, etc.) located mainly in Canada (Montreal, Toronto, Quebec). According to your wishes, you will be put in contact with a company in your targeted city.

Who is the support program for?

Our support program is designed for all Tech talents who want to try a new experience in Canada.

Don't hesitate to apply to our support program, it's free!

How long does the selection process take?

The selection process is divided into 4 steps that can be completed very quickly if you want to leave quickly!

How do I get a work permit for Canada?

During the exchanges, your Maplr guide will take you through all the steps of your expatriation process. Our teams are specialized in immigration and we have certified immigration consultants who will take care of your work permit and even the renewal if needed!

What if I want to stay in Canada my whole life?

We are specialized in immigration and we will guide you towards permanent residency from your first year in Canada, a mandatory step before citizenship! Maplr even finances 50% of the permanent residency for the Core Team members!

If I am selected, how soon can I go to Canada?

The administrative procedures vary greatly depending on your profile and your family situation. Once your application has been validated by the Maplr team, we will be able to give you a precise deadline and a provisional departure date.

Do I have to pay to join the support program?

Participation in our support program is 100% free. You must first validate the recruitment process and you will be directly integrated.

I don't come from a reputable school, do I have a chance?

Above all, we are looking for talent with the attitude and aptitude to evolve in the Canadian market. The important thing is not the degree but your qualities and skills. Your motivation is very important to us!

Who will help me to settle in Canada?

A Maplr guide will be given to you at the beginning of your communication with us in order to help you in all the stages of your expatriation project. Your guide will be available to help you in all your steps before, during and after! You will never be left alone!