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Permanent Residency

Canada has a pragmatic approach towards the immigration policies they frame, and the nation is exceptionally welcoming towards new immigrants and encourage people from around the globe to be the residents of Canada. Over the period of last few years, Canada has welcomed more 300K permanent residents every year. Considering the social and economic development of a person Canada has come up as one of most desired places to live, according to a recent survey 53 percent of adults in world’s leading nations expressed their desire to immigrate to Canada.

Who is a permanent resident?

Permanent Residents are individuals who legally immigrate to Canada and are currently entitled to a permanent resident status in Canada, and are not yet Canadian Citizens. In order to support the permanent residency every immigrant is suggested to live in Canada for 2 years out of first five years or they might be on a risk of losing their status as a permanent resident in Canada. Maintaining Canadian permanent residence in good holding can be the gateway to next step that is the Canadian citizenship.

There are several immigration programs that allow eligible Foreign Nationals to immigrate to Canada permanently. Some are Federal and others are Provincial and they are as follow.

  1. Express Entry
  2. Family Sponsorship
  3. Caregiver Programme
  4. Business Investor

The Express Entry process is divided into four broader steps.

Create an online Express Entry profile
Creating a profile enables Canadian government to access if the candidate applying is eligible or not.
Submit it to express entry candidate pool
Once eligibility is proved then the profile is moved to world candidate pool.
Receive invitation to apply (ITA)
Candidates who receive an invitation to apply also receives a message from CIC indicating which program they should apply under for permanent residence
Application for Permanent Residence
After receiving an ITA, Applicant needs to submit an application for permanent residency, the acceptance or rejection of the application depends upon how well the candidate meets the criteria of selection.

Express Entry

Driving force behind increasing popularity of Immigration to Canada has been introduction of Express Entry in January of 2015. Express Entry applicants receive priority processing and increased accessibility for candidates from a broader range of occupations and applicants can apply to Express Entry at any time without being concerned that the program will close. Candidates for Express entry are ranked using a point-based system comprehensive ranking score (CRS).

CRS ranks or eligibility of candidates for immigration to Canada through Express Entry is basically based on the following factors:-

  • Accompanying spouse or common-law partner.
  • Factors relating to provincial nomination or qualifying offer of arranged employment.
  • Language proficiency English or French (Canada’s two official languages)
  • level of education
  • Previous work experience
  • Age as a factor
  • Adaptability factors that how likely you will settle in Canada.