If you are planning to relocate to a new country, then Canada is one of the most ideal countries in the world to settle. With best of opportunities in professional front and high standard of living, Canada has become the prime destination for immigrants all over the world. What makes shifting to Canada lucrative are the lenient immigration laws and astute lifestyle that the country offers. All you need to do is apply for the Canada immigration through the Permanent Residency (PR) status as it is the most beneficial way to migrate to Canada. The Permanent Residency (PR) status is granted to the applicant for a period of five years, it is a family visa which provides profitable benefits like free healthcare, free education and protection against crime under the Canadian charter 6 of Rights and freedom.
Canada has something to offer to almost every profession – skilled workers, business men, investors or anything else. For the skilled candidates, there are various occupational opportunities for almost every sector like IT, healthcare, teaching line etc. all that the candidate needs to be aware of is the National Occupational Classification (NOC) in which skill levels O, A and B are highly acceptable. For business men and investors, there are ample of opportunities as well and they need to meet the basic legal requirements for running an enterprise and should have enough funds to invest in the country. Rest the skills and talent can help you expand your business and create ideal living conditions for yourself in Canada.
With the latest changes introduced in the immigration model, the immigration process with the PR status has given wings to the candidates. The Permanent Residency (PR) status can be availed through three main pathways – Express Entry Program, Provincial Nominee Program(PNP) and Quebec Skilled Workers Program(QSWP)
It was introduced in 2015 and is a selection model which is federal in nature. It is a pathway for skilled candidates to migrate to Canada and is a highly beneficial option for the immigrants with which the candidate can migrate to Canada in 6 months time. The candidates under this program are evaluated on the basis of point measurement system and the factors that contribute in the point calculation are listed below:
The Express Entry Draws are released by the IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) in which the minimum qualifying Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) point score is announced. All those candidates who secure the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) point score are considered fit to apply for the Permanent Residency (PR) status of Canada and are sent and ITA (Invitation to apply) which needs to be responded in 60 days time.
The candidates who fail to qualify through the Express Entry Program due to some reason need not lose hope as they can apply for the Permanent Residency (PR) status of Canada through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The Provincial Nominee is for a particular province’s Permanent Residency (PR) status in which the candidate needs to meet the eligibility for the province to attain its Permanent Residency (PR) status. The candidate should ethically stay in that province for a minimum period of two years of which the Permanent Residency (PR) status is achieved. The eligibility for every province is different and they pay huge importance to the occupation in-demand in their region at the time of selection of candidates. Some of the examples are –
The Quebec region has its own eligibility criteria for immigration to Canada. The Permanent Residency (PR) status of the Quebec region can be attained after the candidate has met the minimum qualifying criteria of the province. The selection model is point based and the candidate should undergo the process of immigration through this model in two stages-
The Quebec region places huge importance on the knowledge of the French language. Thus, people with the knowledge of the French language have an extra advantage in the Quebec region.
The processing time for the Permanent Residency (PR) status is basically the time taken to complete the process of moving to Canada. The processing time is largely dependent on the type of candidature and also the program through which the candidate has filed his visa application. However, the fastest mode to immigrate to Canada is through the Express Entry program, with which the candidate can migrate to Canada is 6 months or less as claimed by the IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada).
The documents that are required are also based on the type of candidature and program through which the candidate has applied for the Permanent Residency (PR) status of Canada. But, on a general pattern there are certain documents which are asked for and the list of those documents is provided below:
These are some general requirements the documents list can change as per the demand of the CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada)
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The online filing of the application has made it possible for the candidates to choose the immigration service based on the services offered and the past records. The candidates can apply from any immigration service from all over the world. Thus, Nationwide Immigration Services has catered to the applications from India, USA, UK and Other Countries as well. We provide complete guidance regarding the processing, documentation and filing of the Permanent Residency (PR) status application. To help the candidate kick start the immigration process we also provide Pre-assessment of the application free of cost. To book an appointment with us you can call at +91-92 92 92 92 81 or You can also write to us at email@example.com