Application for Permanent Residence

2012 federal skilled worker program for tradespeople

In our other article, we explained the many different ways of applying for permanent residence. The new list of Federal Skilled Worker (Category 1) will be out soon and the Government of Canada is expected to update this skilled worker [...]

Coming to Canada: Temporarily, or Permanently

By Eman Galang   Coming to Canada entails answering the question “do you want to come to Canada temporarily, or you want to stay in Canada on a permanent basis”. Persons who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents of [...]

Parent and Grandparent Super Visa

Effective 05 November 2011, Citizenship and Immigration Canada has temporarily stopped accepting new applications for the sponsorship of parents and grandparents.  Only applications to sponsor parents and grandparents received before 05 November 2011 will be processed.  This temporary pause in accepting [...]

Federal Skilled Worker Class: PhD program (Category 3)

Do you know that the Federal Skilled Worker program has a new eligibility stream that is open to international students who are pursuing or who have completed doctoral (PhD) studies at Canadian institutions. You may be able to apply for [...]

Become a permanent resident by claiming refugee status inside Canada

Are you temporarily in Canada and you don’t want to leave because you fear persecution when you return to your home country as it would subject you to danger of torture, a risk to your life or a risk of [...]

Family Class : Sponsoring the permanent residence of your conjugal partner

Do you want to sponsor your partner to come to Canada but has doubts on whether you are qualified to do it because you are not married with him or her, or you are not common-law partners, and you both [...]

Federal Skilled Worker Immigrant Visa

Federal Skilled Worker Immigrant Visa Did you know that effective July 1, 2011, the Government of Canada has started accepting applications for permanent resident visas under the category Federal Skilled Worker Immigrant Visa from applicants with job experience (at least [...]

The Provincial Nominee Program

Becoming a permanent resident through the Provincial Nominee Program process Do you know that you can become a permanent resident of Canada through a process called Provincial Nominee Program? The Provincial Governments of the following Canadian provinces have an agreement [...]

For Investors, Entrepreneurs and Self‑employed persons

Application for permanent residence by Investors, entrepreneurs and self‑employed persons Are you a successful businessman who seeks new opportunities and challenges by starting a business in Canada while permanently settling in Canada? If yes, you and your family members maybe [...]

Temporary Resident Permit Holder Class

Application for permanent residence – TRP holder  Are you in Canada on a valid Temporary Resident Permit and have lived continuously in Canada as TRP holder for at least three or five years? If yes, you may be qualified to [...]