Are you looking for Immigration to Canada and the best feasible option to reach the Canada authorities? Do you know in detail the categories of various programs that you can opt for?
People reach out to Canada immigration, have to apply for one of the three programs mentioned below:
They are also known as long-term immigration programs. The permanent residence comprises of the various economic programs and the family sponsorships too.
This type of program allows you to work in Canada but for a limited period.
This program allows the individual to study in any of the approved institutions and also poses the possibility of work while pursuing the course and after completion of the same as well. The study permit also allows you to explore the option of transition into a permanent residence.
Apart from the above, there are six main categories for Canadian immigration. The categories are Federal Skilled Worker, Family Sponsorship, Quebec Skilled Worker, Canadian Experience Class, Provincial Nominee Program and Business Immigrant. Each of these categories caters to a different group of immigrants and arrives with their own set of requirements. Let’s discuss these categories:
Federal Skilled Worker:
The skilled federal workers lie in the category who intends to become economically established in the country after their arrival:
Eligibility of the group:
Work Experience: The skilled worker should have about a year of work experience as a full-time employee. Therefore, the work experience of the nominee must be specialized or lies in the skill level A or B as per the Canadian (NOC), National occupation classification system.
Financial system: the dependent must have shown that they are financially independent. And can survive for at least six months after their arrival in Canada. But if you have a job offer in hand, any requirement is non-existant.
Point-Based Assessment: The individuals are given points for six different factors, i.e. Education, Age, Experience, Language Skills, Employment and adaptability. A satisfactory score allows guaranteed approval from Visa officers.
Provincial Nomination Program:
To speed up your immigration process, the individuals can opt for Provincial Nomination program or PNP. However, the program is comprised of partnerships between the provincial governments and the Canadian government. Most of these provinces also have the agreement in place to participate in the program. As per the agreement, the provinces are allowed to nominate the applicant capable of managing highly qualified jobs in the home as well as in Canada.
Family Class Sponsorship:
The program allows the Canadian citizens and other residents reaching 18 years of age to sponsor the various close members migrating to Canada. For sponsoring for the category a Canadian citizen or permanent resident need to sign a contract promising to support the arriving family members. The agreement length is said to depend on the age of the member being sponsored and the relationship nature between them. Therefore, for applying to the category, the relative who is getting sponsored must sign a contract promising to make necessary efforts to become self-sufficient.
Quebec Skilled Worker:
There is an agreement in place between the Province of Quebec and the Canadian government. The province of Quebec has its selection process for identifying the skilled worker for immigration. If you are a Quebec citizen, on arriving in Canada, you will be judged as to their selection criteria, and CIC does not play any role for the same. Quebec also follows the points-based system and the satisfactory attainment of marks make them eligible for immigration. The points are Financial Self-Sufficiency, Age, Experience, Validated Employment Offer, Training, Language Proficiency, Stay and Family in Quebec, Children, Spouse’s Characteristics and Adaptability.
The business immigration is said to be designed for seeking out the individuals who are in the position to contribute well to Canada’s economic development with the managerial and investment skills. The individuals looking forward to applying for this category have significant financial resources to strengthen the Canadian economy and create many jobs. The individuals seeking business experience should have high net worth and can apply in any of the three categories below:
Immigrant Investor Program:
The immigrant should have experienced people for making substantial investments in the Canadian economy. The applicant under the program must have established net worth of about CAD$800,000 and can demonstrate the same as well.
The category is for the immigrants who plan to keep their hands on the economy. The individuals having worth lower than CAD$300,000, also qualifies for the system. The applicants for the category are committed to both owning and managing the one-third part of Canadian business. They promise to maintain and create employment in three years of their arrival.
The independent program is for the immigrants having relevant skills and experience in athletics, farming, culture and business and is also willing to support themselves and dependents with their self-employed income.
Canadian Experience Class:
The Canadian experience class refers to international students and temporary foreign workers who wish to apply for Permanent Canadian residents. These individuals have already received a Canadian work experience and Canadian education and are settled in the country.
We have tried to cover most of the points above to explain Canadian immigration in the most appropriate ways. Have a look at the categories and then know about yourself as you rely on which of them to take the proceedings further.