Jobs in 2024

Immigrate to Canada as Driver With Work VISA – Salary Up to $6700 Per Month

How You Can immigrate to Canada as a Taxi Driver, Chauffer, or Limousine Driver


You can earn up to CAD$6700 per month if you drive a taxi in Canada for 8 hours a day for a full month but you need to have valid Canadian LTV driving license and some proficiency in English/French language for that. In this article i addressed all your concerns on how you can earn money in Canada by driving a taxi and which sort of taxi driving license you would require and what would be the legal process to become a taxi driver in Canada.

Lets Discuss Salary of a Taxi driver in Canada

First thing first which is going to be a motivating factor for you to consider this profession in Canada because as per recent report taxi drivers in Canada are actually making good amount of money which on average is between CAD$3000-$6700 per month if they work full time for full month and here is a going to give you a complete chart of salaries of taxi driving in all regions of Canada in 2023:

Taxi Driver Salaries in Canada 2023 Hourly Salary 8 hours/Day Salary 1 Month Salary (8 hours/day)
Quebec 15.25 $122 $3660
Newfoundland and Labrador 14.98 $119.84 $3595
Alberta 21.37 $170.96 $5100
Nunavut 28.14 $225.12 $6750
Nova Scotia 14.5 $116 $3480
British Columbia 19.23 $153.84 $4615
Ontario 16.67 $133 $3990
Manitoba 14.15 $113.20 $3396
Canada (Overall) 15.91 $127.28 $3818

Can you immigrate to Canada for Taxi Driver job?

Simple answer to this question is ‘Yes’ you can immigrate to Canada as a taxi driver/chauffeur/limousine driver in 2023 but for that CIC Canada would be deciding authority and if these occupations comes under skills shortages in Canada in any of their provinces then you will easily be able to immigrate there to start working as driver. Sometimes specific Canadian taxi operating companies, and hotels with chauffeurs/limousine driver requirements also post jobs for hiring skilled foreign staff under permission by CIC Canada (Ref CICNEWS).


How to Immigrate to Canada as Taxi Driver/Chauffer in 2023?

This is super easy because all you have to do is to get on the Canadian immigration/employment portal to search for driver/taxi driver, or limousine driver, or chauffers jobs by inserting their corresponding NOC code and by doing so you will get a list of jobs available for these occupations in Canada for which you can then submit your credentials to get employed and process your immigration i 2023 and meanwhile you can check this following list of 17 driver occupations which are in super high demand in Canada in 2023:

1 Taxicab driver
2 Funeral chauffeur
3 Limousine driver
4 Private household chauffeur
5 Long vehicle driver
6 Ambulance driver
7 Airport limousine driver
8 Hearse driver
9 Route driver
10 Taxi owner-operator
11 Private chauffeur
12 Funeral driver
13 Company chauffeur
14 Taxi driver
15 Bus driver
16 Small van driver
17 Truck driver

Qualifications Required for Driving Job in Canada

First of all you need to appear in IELTS exam and score at least 4 CLB score to stand eligible to apply for driver job in Canada for immigration purpose and as an alternative to IELTS you can alternatively appear in French language proficiency exam CELPIP to become eligible.


Then after clearing this you would be required to take an online free of charge educational credential assessment (ECA) and with that you must also make sure to have up to 3 months of vocational driving training, good track record as driver with proven work experience, medical & criminal record clearance, and valid international driving license to apply for driving jobs in Canada in 2023 with work visa.


Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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