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.

ECONOMIC CLASSES

Applicants under these classes are chosen for their ability to become economically established in Canada.

NON-ECONOMIC CLASSES

Applicants under these classes are selected based on Canada’s family reunification, social and humanitarian objectives.

Take a look at each program and see what is best for you. All the best!


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