In order to qualify as a skilled worker, applicants must score at least 67 points and prove they have enough funds to support themselves and family members. Successful applicants under the Skilled Worker category will be eligible to obtain Canadian permanent residency status which will allow the applicant and their accompanying family members to live and work anywhere in Canada. However, applicants wishing to reside in Quebec should apply under the Quebec immigration program.
Skilled tradespeople may be eligible to apply for a permanent residency visa under the Federal Skilled Trades category. Applicants will be ranked in order of their points score under the Comprehensive Ranking System and the highest-scoring applicants will be invited to apply for permanent residency.
There are over 14 different business streams to Canada, each with their own nuances, criterion, investment and personal net worth requirements. Our dedicated business unit can answer your questions and guide you through the myriad of different categories. Your investment could be as little as CAD$100,000.00 with a personal net worth ranging from CAD$0.00 – CAD$2,000.000.00.
If you are currently in Canada on a temporary work permit or temporary study permit, you may be eligible to apply for permanent residency status under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
To qualify under the CEC category, applicants must:
Family reunification is one of the key goals of Canadian immigration policy. Canadian citizens and permanent residents living in Canada, who are aged 18 or older, may sponsor family members who wish to apply for Canadian permanent residency. Sponsors must promise to support their family member, and their accompanying family members, for a period of three years or ten years, depending upon the type of sponsorship application.
Each province and the two territories have an agreement with the Government of Canada that allows them to nominate immigrants who wish to settle in that province. If you choose to immigration to Canada under the Provincial Nominee Program, you must first apply to the province where you wish to settle and obtain a Nomination Certificate from the province or territory. Each province and territory has a number of different categories within their Nominee Programs. The province or territory will consider your application based upon its immigration needs and your genuine intention to settle there.
More than 130,000 students come to studobcanaday in Canada every year and many more come to Canada to learn English or French. International students can apply to attend school, university or college in Canada and once accepted onto a course of study, can apply for a temporary study permit.
Every year, over 150,000 foreign workers enter Canada to work temporarily in jobs that help Canadian employers address skill shortages, where they have been unable to recruit suitably qualified Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents. For the majority of jobs, foreign workers must obtain a temporary work permit before they can relocate to Canada.
Under the Canada-Québec Accord on Immigration, Québec establishes its own immigration requirements and selects immigrants who will adapt well to living in Québec. Therefore, if you wish to relocate to Québec, you will first need to make an application to the Québec government for a Québec Selection Certificate (CSQ).