|SAWP LMIA Application
Click Here to download the new 2023 LMIA Application – Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program PDF – please only submit this latest version 2023-01-003.
2023 SAWP Employment Contracts
Click Here to download the 2023 MEXICO Employment Contract (English)
Click Here to download the 2023 CARIBBEAN Employment Contract.
A copy of the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (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.
*NEW* 2023 SAWP Employment Agreement Annex (E.A. Annex)
Please click here to obtain your SAWP E.A. Annex, to be filled out and signed by both the employer and worker prior to the worker’s first day of work.
After entering your FARMS ID, LMIA number, and your email address, you will receive an email (within 1-2 minutes) which contains:
1) MS Word document – can be filled out online, printed, and edited for each worker, or can be printed and filled out manually.
Mexico LMIA’s – You will receive both an English and Spanish version of the above documents.
CRITICAL INFORMATION – It is extremely important that the information you fill out on the E.A. Annex is EXACTLY what you stated on your approved LMIA.
Pay Sheets (Excel)
Click Here for the Excel Trinidad & Tobago Pay Sheet – 2023
Click Here for the Excel Mexico Pay Sheet – 2023
Click Here for the Excel Barbados Pay Sheet – 2023
Click Here for the Excel Eastern Caribbean Pay Sheet- 2023
Confirmation Form for Transfer Workers
EMPLOYERS SENDING AND RECEIVING TRANSFER WORKERS MUST FILL OUT AND SIGN THE NEW TRANSFER CONFIRMATION FORM BELOW AFTER LMIA TRANSFER APPLICATION IS APPROVED BY SERVICE CANADA. IT IS MANDATORY FOR EACH EMPLOYER TO RETAIN A COPY OF THIS FORM SIGNED BY BOTH EMPLOYERS. THE EMPLOYER RECEIVING TRANSFERS MUST ALSO SEND THE SIGNED COPY TO F.A.R.M.S. AND THE LIAISON OFFICE. SENDING EMPLOYERS SHOULD VERIFY THE TRANSFER LMIA NUMBER ON THE CONFIRMATION FORM BY CALLING F.A.R.M.S.
Click here for a PDF version (print out/fill in/sign) – retain a copy and send to F.A.R.M.S. and liaison office no longer than 10 days after you receive the transfer workers.
Click here for Microsoft Excel version (type/print out/sign) – retain a copy and send to F.A.R.M.S. and liaison office no longer than 10 days after you receive the transfer workers.
** PLEASE NOTE – you MUST also submit the Application for a Labour Market Impact Assessment and the Agreement for Employment to F.A.R.M.S. to be approved by Service Canada AT LEAST 6 weeks before you expect to receive transfer workers **