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How to immigrate to Canada from New Zealand?

What are the ways to move to Canada from New Zealand?

Canada is the place to move to in the modern world. Canada is also listed in the United Nation’s 2017 list of the world’s happiest countries. There are many reasons why it is the most sought-after country to live in. Some of those reasons are as follows:

  • Free Healthcare System
  • Canadian government provides the families who have child below 18 years of age with a tax-free monthly payment to help them raise their children
  • Free public education
  • High standard of living
  • Low crime rate
  • Tolerant society with acceptance to immigrants

What are the types of visas to apply for?

Federal Government of Canada has launched more than 60 immigration programs to avail the immigrants an easy and simple way to move to Canada. Depending on the reason to move to Canada, immigrants can apply for different type of Visas. There are mainly two types of visas –

Temporary Canada Visa – These types of visas allows the immigrants to live in Canada for a specific duration. Some of the examples of temporary visas are as follows:

  • Visitor Visa (Immigrants from New Zealand do not need this visa to visit Canada)
  • Super Visa
  • Diplomatic and Official Visa
  • Courtesy Visa
  • Student Visa etc
  • Permanent Canada Visa – These types of visas allows the immigrants to settle in the country for permanent basis. Some of the examples of permanent visas are as follows:
  • Express Entry Visa
  • Business Immigrant Visa
  • Family-Sponsorship Program
  • Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP)

How to apply for PR Visa for Canada from New Zealand?

Getting a permanent residence visa is the major goal for all the immigrants. A PR visa allows the immigrants to live and work anywhere in the country for the duration of five years. Canada government has the following immigration program to allow them to apply for permanent residence visa:

Express Entry Program: It is the fastest way to get a permanent residence visa. Usually an ideal case takes around 6 to 8 months to get their application processed. It is a point-based system. Immigrants need to create an express profile and submit all their credentials. Based on these credentials like age, language proficiency, work experience, adaptability etc. points are awarded to their profile. Based on these points express profile are ranked in Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Higher ranked profiles are then given an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for permanent residence visa to Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

For more details on express entry program, visit:

Provincial Nomination Program (PNP): Every province has their own provincial nomination program to nominate the highly skilled and capable immigrants to live and work in the province. Via this program provinces are able to fill the labour gap in the market. Depending on the demand in the local provincial market, every provincial nomination program has different requirement and eligibility criteria. Once an immigrant is able to land a provincial nomination, they are awarded with 600 CRS points.

For more details on provincial nomination program, visit:

Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP): This program is for immigrants who want to settle in the Quebec province. Based on their skills and their fluency in French language and other major criteria, Quebec immigration office issued the immigrants with a Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ). This certificate implies that the immigrant is selected to live and work in the province.

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How IEC Helps the Immigrant from New Zealand to move to Canada?

Canada has launched a program that allows them to issue fixed number of work permits to the countries that are in agreement with them. International Experience Canada (IEC) allows the country to invite the youth in the age group of 18 to 35 years of age to work on a temporary basis. There are three sub-categories under IEC program:

  • Working Holiday
  • Young Professionals
  • International Co-op

In case of immigrants from New Zealand, they are allowed to apply under Working Holiday. Working holiday allows the immigrants to get an open work permit that is valid for the duration of one or two year. Immigrants who:

  • Do not have a job offer
  • Want to work for more than one employer in Canada
  • Want to work in more than one location
  • Want to earn some extra money so they can travel
  • Can apply for working holiday visa. This visa allows them to gather the required work experience of working in Canada in order to apply for permanent residence (PR) visa.

How Nationwide Visa will help you to move to Canada from New Zealand?

Nationwide visas are the best immigration consultancy in the immigration field for Canada. With experience of more than 11 years and have successfully process over 10,000 applications, we provide our clients with the transparent and simple process for Canada Immigration. We believe in making a life-long relation with our clients, with this believe our team works 24*7 to make our client dream to move to Canada come true. Contact us now on +91-92 92 92 92 81 to check your eligibility and start your immigration journey with Nationwide Visas team.


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