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Frequently Asked Questions - Sunway Global
Canada
What are the requirements for Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Accreditation?

The requirements for DMW accreditation are:

  1. Certificate of Incorporation
  2. Signed Individual Employment Contract Template
  3. Signed Recruitment Agreement
  4. Signed Manpower Requisition Form
  5. Job Description
  6. Company Letter Head
How long does DMW accreditation take?

DMW accreditation takes 6-8 weeks, provided all requirements are complete, and DMW has no additional questions.

What do we need to provide if we want to ask Sunway to recruit for a certain role?

The client shall provide Sunway with a signed Manpower Requisition Form and detailed job description.

How long does visa approval take?

Depending on the country of destination the visa approval process is 1-2 months.

How long is the exit clearance process?

Exit clearance process:
PDOS - 1 week to get scheduled
OEC - released within 1-2 weeks after PDOS

When can we book the flight of the candidates?

The best time to book a flight is upon the release of the candidate's OEC.
For planning purposes, the client may look at possible flights scheduled 4-6 weeks from the release of the visa.

Do we submit an MRF every time we need a manpower?

Yes, MRF shall be issued for new positions. This will be submitted to DMW for approval.

Can we book our own flights, can we send the flight details directly to the employees?

Please provide Sunway with a copy of flight details at least five days before departure. This will ensure that we can conduct the final briefing and check of candidates' documents. Sunway will be the one to cascade flight instructions and details to the migrant workers.

To whom do I coordinate if I have questions on accreditation and candidate status?

An account manager will be assigned to handle your project. He/she will provide you with a weekly report that includes the overall status of your project. You may email the account manager at any time if you have any questions.

As an employer do I need to be accredited with our local immigration office

You must be an accredited employer in each country; Sunway can assist you.

Is there a minimum number of workers I can employ?

There is no minimum number; we recommend at least 2.

We need to employ over 100 skilled workers, can you do handle these numbers?

Yes, we can recruit hundreds of skilled workers at any one time across multiple different industries.

Does Sunway have trade testing centre?

Yes, Sunway utilises multiple trade testing partners across the Philippines and organises trade testing on your behalf.

Can I apply for a work visa without taking the IELTS?

Yes, if you have studied English for five years (4 years in high school and one year in college) and have your Transcript of Record.

Will I be required to submit a pay summary or pay evidence for visa application?

If an occupation does not require a trade skill assessment, you will need to provide the latest two years of one item on the following: payslips, bank statements, or tax evidence.

What are the steps involved for the employer to bring in foreign workers?
  • Engage an Immigration Consultant¬†
  • Apply for a LMIA (Labor Market Impact Assessment)
  • Apply for a work visa

Sunway is happy to assist throughout these steps and share our knowledge.

Is there a pathway for permanent residency in Canada?

Yes, in most cases there is a pathway for permanent residency following a one-year of work experience in Canada.