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FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services is non-profit, federally incorporated in 1987 to facilitate and coordinate the processing of requests for foreign seasonal agricultural workers. Authorized by Human Resources Skills Development Canada, F.A.R.M.S. performs an administrative role to the Caribbean and Mexican Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program.
 

F.A.R.M.S. is a private sector run organization, governed by a Board of Directors, appointed from those commodity groups participating in the program.

NEWS


2019 SAWP Employment Agreements Now Available!

Please print a copy of the 2019 SAWP Employment Agreement from the forms section. 


IMPORTANT NEWS - 2019 LMIA APPLICATIONS

F.A.R.M.S. is now accepting LMIA applications for May 2019 as the first arrival date.

JOB BANK ADS - Job Bank will only allow employers to post ads with a start date up to 4 months ahead of today's date.  Service Canada is aware of this limitation and will accept ads posted with the latest start date possible.

Please ensure copies of the required advertising is included. All ads must show proof of the 14 day duration.

Housing reports and water sample (for private water sources) must be submitted with LMIA application.  Housing must have been approved no longer than 8 months prior to the submission of the LMIA application to Service Canada.   F.A.R.M.S. may take 2-3 weeks to process the application at peak times of the season, please keep this in mind if housing will expire soon.

A copy of the SAWP employment contract no longer needs to be included with the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application. Employers are still required to have a copy of the contract on file, signed by both the employer and workers (after they arrive), in the event of an inspection.