Ways to Get Canada’s Permanent Residency Visa
For people looking to relocate, Canada has become the most popular nation worldwide to have a brighter future and experience because of the high living standards. Meanwhile, the country’s immigration policy is more appealing due to its flexibility for its Permanent Residency Visa.
To obtain Canada’s permanent Resident Visa, you must first apply for a program, such as a Point-based Immigration programs like:
The Canadian PR Visa indicates the person was granted a status of permanent resident once immigrated. Whereas, individuals in Canada on a Work Visa or Student Visa are typically temporary residents, and not granted permanent citizenship and what makes the PR Visa different. The holder has the same rights and benefits as any Canadian citizen. However, it does not have voting rights.
There are various immigration programs available for applying too. Some include the Self-employed person program, Federal Skilled Worker Program, QSWP (Quebec Skilled Workers Program), PNP (Provincial Nominee Program, Start-up Visa, among others.
The process for obtaining the Canadian PR Visa is based on a point system. Points are based on education, age, language skills, etc.
Main Benefits of Being a Permanent Resident
To apply you will need the following documents:
- Evidence of funds showing ability to support yourself and/or family
- Education Credential Assessment (ECA)
- Language assessment (IELTS exam) results
- Proof of education, diploma or degree, ID and other forms of information
- Skills assessment test results
- Extra fees
Features of Permanent Residency:
- Ability to apply for Canadian citizenship after one year in the country.
- Work, study or live in any location in Canada without a study or work Visa
- Become self-employed
- Receive social benefits, including healthcare benefits all Canadian citizens enjoy