Revision to Work Permit Policy: Closed Categories Jobs

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

The Department of Immigration wishes to advise the public of the following additions to the list of occupational categories that are now included under Closed Category Jobs per Section 3.6 of the currently published Work Permit Policy.  The following job categories will be added to the closed job categories effective immediately and until April 30, 2021.  This shall apply to new work permit applications only and will not affect work permit renewals of existing permits:

  1. Bank Teller
  2. General Bartender
  3. Commercial Cleaner
  4. Fisherman
  5. Travel Agent/Consultant
  6. Administrative Assistant
  7. Room Attendant
  8. Kitchen Porter
  9. Dish/Pot Washer
  10. Kitchen Assistant (or similar)
  11. Tennis Instructors
  12. Golf Instructors
  13. Handyman
  14. Reporters/Journalists
  15. HR Officer/Manager
  16. Recruiter
  17. Customer Car/Service Rep
  18. Seasonal Work Permits
  19. Interns
  20. Carpet Installer
  21. Entertainer/Musician
  22. Technician salesperson
  23. General Carpenter
  24. Landscape Gardener (entry level)
  25. Photographer
  26. Waiter/Server
  27. Personal/Executive Assistant
  28. Barber
  29. Senior Clerk
  30. Warehouse Clerk
  31. Security guard
  32. Laundry Attendant
  33. Real estate agent
  34. Teaching Aide
  35. Para professional
  36. Legal executive
  37. Librarian
  38. Public Relations officer
  39. Child care assistant
  40. Electrician
  41. Plumber

By way of reference, the following are the current Closed Category Jobs that were already included in Section 3.6 of the Work Permit Policy, and these will remain unchanged:

  1. Airline Ground Agent
  2. Retail Floor Supervisor
  3. General Labourer
  4. Office Receptionist
  5. Painter
  6. Salesperson
  7. Tourist Retail Salesperson
  8. Taxi Driver
  9. Wallpaper Technician
  10. Grocery Packer
  11. Cashier
  12. Courier

 

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