FAQ

For your convenience, we've listed the questions most frequently asked by our clients relating to "The Government Sponsored Canadian Live-In Caregiver Program (LCP)". If you still have something that needs answering, we're just an email or phone call away!

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1. What is the Live-In Caregiver Program?
2. What are the criteria that must be met to work as a live-in caregiver in Canada?
3. What are the steps to becoming a live-in caregiver in Canada?
4. What documents do I need to submit?
5. Do I need to apply for a new Work Permit if I change employers?
6. How long will it take to receive my Work Permit?
7. How is my caregiver salary negotiated?
8. How often can I change employers?
9. What happens if problems arise in the workplace?
10. What are the different duties/responsibilities of a caregiver?
11. Why should a caregiver sign a contract of employment with an employer?
12. What about salary and payroll taxes?
13. Am I required to pay room and board to the employer?
14. Do I get paid vacation/statutory holidays?