Over the years, the ‘Land of Milk and Honey’, Canada, has emerged as a top notch immigration destination. The country provides immense very good opportunities and numerous reasons to immigrate to its shores.
Due to several positive reasons, the nation’s Permanent Residence (PR) visa is always in demand. Applicants who wish to call the Maple Leaf Country their home always wish to know how they can become its permanent residents. This article will give you an insight on how Canada PR immigration is possible.
Express Entry and the Provincial Nominee Programme (PNP) are the two most popular immigration programmes. Since the inception of Express Entry, it has gained widespread popularity among the skilled immigrants in every corner of the world. Many others prefer to immigrate to their favorite province or territory using the Provincial Nominee Programmes (PNPs).
It is an innovative thought of the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Gone are the days when the applicants had to run from pillar to post to get their visa application complete. Today, it can be done with a couple of clicks. Express Entry is a complete electronic system and thus the applicants can submit the application easily, sitting inside their house.
All they need to do is to create an online profile and submit a letter of intent, ‘why they wish to live and work in Canada’. If they are lucky, they will be placed in the Express Entry Pool, here they will be assessed on the basis of their personal attributes, and applicants with the highest points will be picked instantly, and will be issued an Invitation to apply (ITA), which means they will have 60 days to claim Canadian PR.
In Express Entry, language proficiency and prior job offer play a decisive role among other factors. Till date, through Express Entry, a large number of professionals have immigrated to the country. If you wish to be among them, create your profile now.
Ten provinces and three territories have their own PNPs. Each PNP programme is different from the other which means they have their own eligibility criteria mainly based on their specific economic needs and demand of the local labor market. Some of these programmes are point based, just like the Express Entry. If the applicant is selected for any of the PNP programmes then the respective province or territory will issues a nomination certificate, and using the same, the applicant may approach the IRCC for a PR Visa.
Quebec is neither a part of any PNP nor it has joined Express Entry. If you are keen to live and work in the French province, then you need to submit a separate visa application to the Quebec Government.
Note: Many of the PNPs have joined hands with Express Entry though and you can apply using the Express Entry or Non Express Entry Stream.
Canada PR Immigration is a dream of every second immigrant. Consult a Canada PR immigration consultant before to improve your chances.