Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 29, 2013
Apr. 09, 2014
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name SMTC CORP  
Document Type 10-K  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-29  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   16,417,276
Entity Public Float   $ 26,800,000
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0001108320  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Document Period End Date Dec. 29, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY