Canada

Permanent Residency VISA

Federal Express Entry System is the best to get a Canadian PR visa. It is the fastest and hassle free way of moving to Canada as a permanent residence. Express entry system is based on a point system launched by IRCC [Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada] in January 2015.

CRS (comprehensive ranking system) is a point system on which express entry is based. The points are allocated by CRS to the registered applicants based on few factors such as education, work profile, age, language, proficiency etc. to choose the candidate who has acquired top score, the IRCC launches a draw every fortnight.

Immigrating to Canada holds the promise of better living, individual growth and high standards of living. It has become one of the most preferred location in the world to settle down. If you are looking forward to apply for a PR you should be proficient in English, and below 45 years, you must also have 3 years of work experience after graduation.

Requirements:

  • Sufficient fund’s proof to support the application.
  • ECA (Educational Credential Assessment)
  • Originals, copies, and official translations of documents supporting the application.
  • Language Test Results (IELTS, etc.)
  • Additional fees.
  • Other documents based on the different visa categories.

How to Apply?

Step 1 -Education Credential Assessment (ECA): This is the first document needed to get in support of your Canada PR profile on Express Entry. The ECA will show that your educational qualifications are equal to the Canadian educational system and can be selected for immigration. It also shows that they have the knowledge which is needed in their line of work to perform successfully, for professionals. The ECA is issued by the World Education Services which can be approached online.

Step 2 -IELTS Language Ability Report : 

This ability report is an important part of overall Canada PR. Scoring points well here can be very useful. As it is well known that good language and ability skills helps the applicant readily speak in English in social settings, but also shows they have working knowledge of the language. This could really help every applicant to work and communicate successfully even in the Canadian local markets.

Step 3 – Submit Express Entry Application:  Once you have all the documents you are going to need for your application, it is time to file your application online. The first thing to know here is that the Express Entry Program offers several immigration pathways. These are:

Federal Skilled Worker Program

Canadian Experienced Class

Federal Skilled Trades Program.

Once the profile is created and selected the channel from which you want to apply PR, firstly you should fill up the online application form that will require details such as age, education, work experience, single or married etc. the documents should be as discussed, to support your immigration profile information.

Step 4 – Get your CRS Score:  Your Comprehensive Ranking System score is going to decide if your profile qualifies for immigration or not. After you have made your profile, it will be given a CRS score based on ranking of the various factors you submitted like age, language ability, work experience, education etc. We advise you to take our help in knowing your potential CRS score and improving it in case it is not enough to make you eligible for immigration.

Step 5 – Improve your CRS Score: A lot of people can’t score too well in their CRS score when they apply first. This is nothing to worry about as there are many ways you can enhance your CRS score.

Here are some of the many things you can do to get a high enough CRS score for immigration:

Improve your Language Score: If you have enough language ability, then the 24 max points awarded through language ability are practically for free. Get the highest points you can in this factor to boost your profile. In case you want help improving your language ability, we recommend taking up the IELTS training courses.

Learn French: If you apply for Canada Immigration and list French as a second language, you will get more points for that. Not that you have to master in it, just a good understanding of French language will help you increase your CRS score.

Get Better Educational Qualifications: Having a Master’s degree gets you the second best scores in this factor so we suggest you get that. If you don’t want to spend 2 years getting that degree, we suggest you at least go for a PG diploma.

Get more Work Experience:  The highest points are for over 6 years of work experience but even if you have just over 3 years of work experience, you can get good points. So we suggest you keep working while your PR application is being processed.

Step 6 – Apply for PNP:  Provincial Nomination Programs or PNPs are a great way of ensuring you get selected for immigration in an Express Entry draw. Various Canadian provinces have different requirements for immigration therefore it is important to check before you apply to a province. We advise you to come to us before you go forward with your PNP application as we will be able to tell you in detail about the province you are planning to apply through and what are the chances of you getting selected for a PNP.

Step 7 – Wait for Express Entry Draw: Once you have fulfilled all the Canada immigration requirements and received your CRS score and your PNP nomination, you have to wait for the Express Entry draws. These usually take place once every 15 days

Step 8 – Invitation to Apply or Nomination Certificate: Once you receive an ITA or get a Provincial Nomination you will have a certain number of days to apply for Canada PR and a limited number of days to move to Canada with the PR visa in Hand.

Benefits of Canada PR

Having a permanent resident visa is Canada means the individual can apply for Canadian citizenship. Also permanent residents can get to live, study or work anywhere in Canada. You will also have protection under Canadian law and Canadian Charter of Rights. You can get most of the social benefits that Canadian citizens receive, including health coverage.

Permanent residents can have free education up to the age of 18, even university tuition fee is reduced for permanent residents when compared to international students.

Other pathways to obtain a PR:

If you are a skilled worker Canadian provinces also invite applicants from overseas skilled workers through their respective provincial nominee programs. Quebec a major Canadian province also has its own immigration program., Quebec skilled worker program to invite applicants from foreign skilled workers.

Work VISA

Canadian work visa is a temporary work permit that most foreign workers require, depending on the country of citizenship. A temporary work permit is also necessary to enter Canada.

Temporary work visa can be issued by an employer who wishes to hire an employee for a temporary period. This can be done once the employer applies for labour market impact assessment, if necessary. It can also be issued to the employee if the employer extends temporary job offer.

How to apply?

The first step is to determine if you require a work permit to work in your desired work profile or job in Canada.

The next step is if you are eligible to apply for a Canadian work permit. Which means all work permit applicants should prove:

  • They have no criminal record
  • They are not a danger to Canada
  • Be in god health and pass a medical exam
  • Prove that they will leave Canada once the work permit expires
  • Show that they have enough money to take care of themselves and their family members during their stay in Canada and also for them to return home
  • Not plan to work for an employer who is on the list of ineligible employers
  • The next step includes application of the Canadian work permit either online or through paper. If you decide to apply online it is important to have access to a scanner or digital camera.

Obtain a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from your potential employer, if required

In most cases, an employer must obtain a positive LMIA from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) before hiring a foreign worker. Once the employer obtains a positive LMIA, it must be sent to the foreign worker applicant for inclusion in the work permit application.

The final step involves obtaining a job offer from your potential employer. The work applicant should get a detailed offer letter from the employer.

The job offer letter must prove that:

  • That the job offer is genuine
  • That the wages and working conditions are high enough to attract a Canadian worker
  • That the employment is full time
  • That the employment is not seasonal
  • The offer letter should also include
  • The job title for the job being offered
  • A description of the job’s duties and responsibilities

Requirements for the job concerning: education, professional credentials, work experience, skills and licenses

Details about the start date and end date of the job

Details on salary and the way in which salary will be paid

The name and address of the employer

The address of the worker’s future workplace

Contact information for a person at the company who is familiar with the job offer

Requirements:

Be above 18 years old

Show a valid educational credential assessment from an approved agency

Minimum one year of valid work experience and the job must be listed under National Occupation Classification [NOC] list.

Achieve proficiency in one or both of the official languages of Canada (i.e. English or French) and meet the minimum level of CLB 5 or NCLC 5 in all four language areas.

Visit VISA

Visit visa is an immigration option that allows tourists to visit Canada for tourism and leisure period.

Canadian tourist visa is of two types:

  • Single entry visa
  • Multiple entry visa

These visa categories are based on how long a tourist is allowed to stay in Canada. Once the particular validity of the visa ends the visa expires.

A single entry visa allows a tourist to enter Canada only once. Once this visa entry holder leaves Canada he will need a new visa to re-enter except for if the tourist is travelling to the United States (including its territories and possessions) or St. Pierre and Miquelon he or she will not need a new visitor visa to re-enter Canada.

A multiple entry visa allows a tourist to travel multiple times to come and go from Canada for six months at a time. This visa can be valid up to 10 years, or one month before the visa holder’s passport expires, anything that happens first applies for the expiry.

How to apply?

Online:

Online application is taken care of immediately without any delay.

Courier fee’s will exclude, all you have to do is fill in the form online and you’ll get immediate replies regarding what is incomplete and should be filled.

Applying online helps to ensure your application is complete before you submit.

even any documents are required that you dint submit in the process, you can quickly submit them online.

You could get updates on the status of application directly in your online account.

However, our immigration specialist will help you through every step of application taking care of all the details.

Apply on paper

Get the application package through a courier, follow all the guidelines as per the manual before completing the application.

Pay your application fees

Submit your application once its reviewed by our specialist.

Requirements

  • Have a valid passport and other travel documents
  • Be in good health
  • Have good moral character
  • Should be able to convince the immigration officer that you have your family, assets, property etc. that would serve as an incentive to come back to your country.
  • Be able to convince the immigration officer that you will leave the country before your visa expires.
  • Have sufficient funds to support yourself in Canada and whether you will be staying with family, friends or any paid accommodation.

Business VISA

Business visitor visa basic requirements

Barring the applicants from designated countries of origin [DCO] and visa-exempt countries, visitors from most nations may obtain a visa under business visitor category. The list of DCO is reviewed from time-to-time. Visitors from designated countries need to obtain TRV(Temporary Resident Visa).

Applicants must possess a valid passport and ensure that they are criminally and medically permissible to enter Canada.

Business visitors must be able to provide documentation establish their intended business activities in Canada.While visitors applying under this category should have their source of income, center of business and profits amassed outside of Canada.

Business visitor visa entitlements

Applicants, once approved as business visitors are allowed to travel across Canada. Visa holders under this category are entitled to visit family, friends, and experience Canada’s cultural and tourism attractions. They can participate in trade shows and conferences; they can use the opportunity to not only meet prospective clients and take orders, but also to search for more rewarding business prospects and explore schools and educational institutions to pursue further studies. Moreover, they can conduct meetings with prospective recruiters and employers, and thereby explore options for extending their stay in Canada.

Dependent Visa