I am Matthew Jeffery, a Canadian immigration lawyer. Today, I'm going to be answering some questions about appealing a rejected work permit application. The first question is: Is there an appeal from a rejected work permit application? The answer is technically yes. There is an appeal to the federal court. However, this process is lengthy and difficult. An appeal to the federal court typically takes about six months to a year to complete. The court will only overturn the decision if it finds a clear legal error. If it finds an error, it will send the application back to be redesigned by the immigration authorities. When resubmitting the application, it is open to the immigration authorities to reevaluate it. The next question is whether there is any alternative to appealing. The answer is that a better option may be to simply reapply for the work permit and try to provide additional evidence to address the concerns of the immigration authorities. Appeals to the federal court should be reserved for situations where a reapplication is not possible, such as after a finding of misrepresentation. Thank you for watching. Music.