Permanent Resident Visa is a document issued by an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) visa office overseas to a foreign national. It allows that person to travel to Canada to become a Permanent Resident. Skilled workers are chosen as permanent residents based on their education, work experience, knowledge of English and/or French, and other factors. These things often help them succeed in Canada. Since January 1, 2015, completing an Express Entry profile is the first step in immigrating to Canada permanently as a skilled worker under the:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program,
- Federal Skilled Trades Program
- Canadian Experience Class,
- A portion of Provincial Nominee Program.
Under the Express Entry system, The Government of Canada will invite people to apply for permanent residence based on the information they enter in an Expression of Interest. You cannot apply directly to any of these programs unless government sends you an invitation to apply.
- Skilled work experience
- Language ability
Meet all the below minimum requirements to be eligible.
- Minimum requirement of 67 Points on Selection factor point grid of 100 points.
- Must have Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) done from designated organizations.
- Minimum Language Requirements CLB Level 7 (IELTS 6 Bands each module).
- Spouse Language has given weightage in place of Education – CLB 4.
- Min 01-year full-time experience under O, A ,B Level Skill type within last 10 years.
- Proof of Funds as per family size.
The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) is a community-driven program designed by the Government of Canada to promote economic immigration to small and remote communities by creating a pathway towards permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to work and live in one of the following participating communities:
- North Bay, Ontario
- Sudbury, Ontario
- Timmins, Ontario
- Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
- Thunder Bay, Ontario
- Brandon, Manitoba
- Altona/Rhineland, Manitoba
- Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
- Claresholm, Alberta
- Vernon, British Columbia
- West Kootenay (Trail, Castlegar, Rossland, Nelson),British Columbia
In order to be eligible for the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIP), potential candidates need to meet all IRCC eligibility requirements as well as requirements established by the participating community. The candidate must:
- Have a recommendation from one of the designated communities.
- Have one year of qualifying work experience in the past three years
- Have a genuine job offer to work in one of the designated communities
- Meet or exceed the educational requirements.
- Meet or exceed the language threshold for the NOC skill type/level of the job being offered.
- Prove that he/she has sufficient funds to support their and their family’s transition into the community.
About the process
Start -> Ensure Eligibility -> Find Suitable Employment in Community -> Received a Job Offer from Employer -> Apply Community Recommendation -> Submit PR Application -> Government Approval -> Work Permit/Permanent Residency -> Arrival in Community
In order to obtain this work permit, applicants will need:
- a valid job offer from a designated employer;
- a letter of endorsement from the province; and
- a commitment to apply for permanent residence within 90 days of the temporary work permit application.
- Candidates need an individualized settlement plan for themselves and their family.
- have at least a Canadian high school diploma or equivalent education
- Valid language test results (IELTS, CELPIP, TEF) that are at least equal to a language level 4 of the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB).
- Minimum 1 year of full-time work experience in the last 3 years in an occupation related to a job offer is required.
The YNP accepts applications for nominee candidates outside of Canada. To qualify for the Yukon Nominee Program, you must:
- have a full-time and year-round job offer from an eligible Yukon employer; and
- meet the specific criteria of your application stream.
Step 1: Apply for the job offers – As the first step, the applicants need to apply for two or three job offers that match their profile.
Step 2: Applying for the nomination– The Applicants has to apply for the Yukon Provincial Nominee Program to immigrate to Canada. They will receive a nomination letter from the government of Yukon. For the Yukon work permit, the applicant can either apply for a skilled worker program or a critical impact worker program based on their skill level.
Step 3: Applying for the Work Permit – Once the applicant gets the job offer and letters from the Yukon government, he/she can apply for the Yukon work permit. Through the Yukon work permit, the applicant can work for any employer, with restrictions on the location. Moreover, the immigrant does not need LMIA approval to get that Yukon work permit.
The BC PNP will continue to invite candidates under different categories of its Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS), depending on their job, work experience, and level of education.
The program offers people in 29 tech occupations ( BC PNP Tech – Key Technology Occupations (PDF, <1MB) ) a prioritized pathway to permanent residency, and an opportunity to contribute to the Province’s shared prosperity and build a great life in the province of British Colombia.
1. Employer-specific work permit – Before submitting the application for an employer-specific work permit, the employer who wants to hire must complete certain steps and give either a copy of a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) or an offer of employment number to include in the application.
2. Open work permit –An open work permit is a work permit that is not job-specific and does not need the Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Employment and Social Development Canada or even no need to prove that an employer has submitted an offer of employment through the Employer Portal. We can help and support you in finding a suitable job in Canada to apply for your work permit.
As a caregiver, you have options to apply to Canada to become a permanent resident or work temporarily. You can apply in one of the caregiver categories programs:-
- Home Child Care Provider
- Home Support Worker
- Live-in Caregiver
- Caring for Children
- Caring for People with High Medical Needs
- Interim Pathway for Caregivers
In order to apply for a spouse visa, your spouse must be 18 years or above. Your spouse must be a member of the family class, otherwise, you will not be able to sponsor your spouse. You must be a citizen or permanent resident or have a work permit to sponsor your spouse.
Read more about eligibility requirements in the complete instruction guide.
The Super Visa is a multi-entry visa that provides multiple entries for a period of up to 10 years. The key difference is that the Super Visa allows an individual to stay for up to two years at a time in Canada, while a 10-year multiple entry visa would only have a status period for each entry of six months only. There are also specific requirements to apply for Parents or Grandparents Super visa
Student life in Canada is among the top globally. Canada is one of the popular educational destinations because students receive a world-class education. Canada values its education system and prides itself in offering a diverse, inclusive and supportive learning environment for students from all over the world. There are more opportunities for students in Canada such as innovative and research opportunities, affordable quality education and also scholarships, etc… We provide FREE consultation services and helping the students to choose the right institution and right course for their studies in Canada.
A Canadian visitor visa is required for applicants who want to enter Canada temporarily, whether it is a family visit or as a tourist to explore Canada. There are two types of visitor visas, one for single entry and another for multiple-entry use.
Single entry visas are granted for a period of up to 6 months while the maximum validity date for multiple-entry visitor visas is up to 10 years or one month prior to the expiry date on the passport. These visas do not allow foreign visitors to conduct business or study or work in Canada.
We assist visitor visa applications for applicants who wish to visit Canada.