Canada has become the choice of immigration for thousands of people around the globe and this is all because of the warm reception that the immigrants receive in Canada along with an improved standard of living. Further there is not even a single category under which migration to Canada is not a lucrative option, it has everything to offer t the immigrants from better lifestyle, advance infrastructure, low crime rate to employment opportunities for every craft. But, what makes settling in Canada most attractive is the Permanent Residency (PR) Status that is administered on the Canada and the benefits that it entails.
The Permanent Residency(PR) status of Canada is allotted for a period of five years and has multiple benefits which are very similar to the full Canadian citizen rights. It is a family visa which has proved to be the major attraction for the reason immigrants want to settle in Canada. Some of the major benefits of the PR status are Free health care, free education and the right to live, study and work anywhere in Canada. Further after two years of stay in Canada the candidate also become eligible to apply for the Canadian citizenship. There are two popular modes of applying for a Permanent Residency (PR) status of Canada – Express Entry Program and Provincial Nominee Program(PNP) :
It is a selection system in which the ability of the candidate is measured on the basis of point measurement basis candidate in which age, language, education and work experience become the major criteria for eligibility of the candidate. The IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) determines the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points which is the benchmark for selection of the candidates and it is announce through the Express Entry draws which is released after every 15 days.
It is a selection system in which all those candidates who could not qualify under the Express Entry Program can file for aPermanent Residency (PR) status of a particular province. For the Provincial Nominee Program or PNP the eligibility for every province is different and the candidate is provided with the PR status only when the eligibility for that particular province is met. The PR status acquired is for that province only and the occupation in demand in that region is also taken into consideration at the time of evaluation. APPLY FOR A PR STATUS IN CANADA THROUGH EXPRESS ENTRY PROGRAM
In January, 2015 the Express Entry program was introduced by the Government of Canada to invite skilled workers in its domain. Under this category there are three sub categories in which the skilled candidates can apply for thePermanent Residency (PR) status of Canada-
The FSWP or Federal Skilled Workers Program invites skilled candidates on the point measurement basis in which all those candidates who acquire 67 points or above are eligible to apply for the Permanent Residency (PR) status of Canada. The candidate is evaluated on the following parameters which is the basic requirement for the eligibility –
|Age||Maximum 12 Points|
|Language||Maximum 24 Points|
|Education||Maximum 25 points|
|Work Experience||Maximum 15 Points|
|Adaptability||Maximum 10 Points|
|Arranged Employment||Maximum 10 Points|
The National Occupation Category (NOC) is a system through which the jobs are classified under the Canadian economy. The National Occupation Category (NOC) talks about the skills and duties that every job type curtails and the latest edition for the NOC is the 2016 version which is being currently followed. Under the National Occupation Category (NOC) there are following skill types which are accepted as the valid work offer for the candidate–
WORK OPPORTUNITIES IN CANADA
Federal Express entry System has made it easier to attain employment as it considered as reliable by the employers to hire immigration as CIC is a federal governing Body. There are certain professions which are in huge demand in certain provinces thus as an informed Candidate it is important that you choose the province wisely.When shifting to Canada,it is recommended to undertake work in his own field of profession for a period of at least 12 months before shifting to a new job profile. Based on the need for skilled labour some professions are in high demand in certain areas than others. Some of the in-demand professions of few provinces are:
IF you apply to a place where your profession is in high demand then immigration process becomes easier for you. It is better if you start sending out resumes early on so that you can start with the interview process as soon as you arrive at Canada and your job search can get a kick-start in that case.
The processing of the applications is done online these days in the age of technology and internet therefore the candidate has the liberty to choose the best in the industry based on the track record and services offered rather than settling for a consultancy firm which is geographically favourable. Due to this, Nationwide Immigration Services has clients from all over the world. We understand that people from different places have different needs thus we offer personalised counselling to them based on their requirements. Nationwide Immigration services is a trusted name with over 10,000 applications being processed. There is a team of experts to counsel and guide you about the process and file your documents. Feel free to drop in your queries at [email protected]