Canada has over 60 different programs available to immigrate and become a Permanent Resident.
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A foreign national must make an application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to become a permanent residence. As a permanent resident you must live in Canada for two years out of every five, or risk losing that status.
Permanent residency status has a number of benefits:
There are a number of programs that you can apply for permanent residence under; they fall under Economic classes and non-economic classes:
The Economic classes allow the applicants to be selected on the basis of their ability to become economically established in Canada. These programs include the following:
Non-economic classes allow applicants to be selected for permanent residence on the basis of family-reunification, social, and humanitarian objectives .These programs include the following:
Once you have successful received permanent residence, you will need to apply for the permanent resident card (PR card); this is the official proof of permanent resident status in Canada. There are residency requirements and obligations to obtain and maintain permanent resident status.
There are several temporary resident categories:
In meeting the eligibility requirements for the temporary resident category under which they have applied, applicants will require either a visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA).
Extension of temporary residence
A person may apply to extend their status as a temporary resident in Canada beyond the initial period granted. This includes accompanying family members, regardless of whether or not the principal applicant will be extending their status in Canada. It will be up to the officer to make the final decision after reviewing the circumstances.[spacer height=”20px”]
For assistance with a visa for any of the temporary residence categories, please contact us to arrange a consultation to discuss the eligibility requirements for your chosen program.
Inadmissibility can fall within any of these grounds:
Normally you cannot enter or stay in Canada if you are inadmissible. However, there are ways of overcoming your criminal inadmissibility.
If you are inadmissible, you may become admissible again if you:
If you have issues that may affect you admissibility to Canada, contact us for a consultation to discuss your concerns and determine if there is a solution for you.