Permanent Residency is when a person legally immigrates to Canada but is not yet a Canadian citizen.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is the government agency responsible for facilitating the entry of landed immigrants in a manner that makes the most of their economic, social and cultural contributions to Canada while protecting the health, safety and security of those who are already there.
Canada’s Permanent Residency Program has two categories: Economic Classes and Non-Economic Classes. Find out which program you are most eligible for.
Applicants under these classes are chosen for their ability to become economically established in Canada.
- Federal skilled workers
- Quebec skilled workers
- Provincial nominees
- Entrepreneurs and self- employed persons
- Canadian experience class
- Federal skilled trades class
- Start-up business class
- Caring for children and caring for people with high medical needs classes
- Immigrant Investor Venture Capital class
- Live-in caregivers in Canada
- Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programs
Applicants under these classes are selected based on Canada’s family reunification, social and humanitarian objectives.
- Members of the family class
- Spouse or common-law partner in Canada class
- Humanitarian and compassionate consideration
- Protected persons
- Temporary resident permit holders
Take a look at each program and see what is best for you. All the best!
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