Migration to Canada

Prospective candidates settle in Canada from across the world since Canada immigration is one of the fastest moving programs to support the act. Canada has a population approximate of 30 million and one of the G-7 nations and the second-largest country in the world. Canada has a health care system ranked one of the best in the world and is a highly developed country with excellent working conditions, an outstanding education system and very high living standards. For five consecutive years, Canada is the best place to live as ranked by the United Nations. The country is composed of immigrants from every nation in the world and welcomes 200,000 new immigrants yearly.

Express Entry Program

From January 2015, an online system for managing permanent residency applications referred to as Express Entry got established. The three programs under Express Entry are the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Canadian Experience Class and Provincial Nominee Program. Express Entry via Comprehensive Ranking system is a point-based system for selecting the qualified, skilled candidates based on competitive selection method and not First Come First Serve basis.

Criteria required for entry eligibility is to meet the requirement for one of the listed programs, register with job bank to connect one with employers, though not mandatory. To add on that, you need to meet minimum language criteria, valid education credential assessment for foreign qualification and skilled work experience in NOC 0, A and B (12 months of full-time or part-time work experience).

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Then ten provinces and three territories in Canada have separate immigration categories and programs with each participating area containing its combinational guidelines. To apply for PNP, individuals should check the eligibility criteria for each province. PNP is for workers with skills, education, work experience to the economy of a specific area or territory and want to live and become a permanent Canadian resident.

For permanent residency, a team member of Immigration Consultants Regulatory Council of Canada (ICCRC) will guide you under any of the following programs

  • Québec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP)
  • Program Experience Québec (PEQ)
  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
  • Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  • Canada Experience Class (CEC)
  • Sponsorship of spouse and children
  • Québec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) and Customized Business Immigration.

For temporary residency, this applies to those who are not Canadian citizens but are in Canada legally for temporary purposes; as international students, foreign workers or tourists. Permits which lead to the temporary residence once you qualify for them include Visitor Visa, Study Permit and Work Permit.