What is Quebec Immigration?
The Provencal Government of Quebec has a special agreement with the Federal Government of Canada on its immigration policy and has its own immigration rules and procedure in place. It will choose only immigrants who are likely to adapt well to living and working in Quebec.
What are the Canada immigration requirements?
You must have a minimum of one-year continuous full-time work experience in a skilled occupation listed by CIC. The other requirement is the language ability. You must be able to meet or exceed the language threshold of Canadian Language Benchmark. Another requirement is with regards to your education. You are required to submit a Canadian or a foreign educational credential.
What is Canada Permanent Resident?
Those who have been given permanent resident status by Canadian Government are called Canadian permanent residents. They are not Canadian citizens but have immigrated to Canada and hold citizenship of another country. Canadian permanent residents will hold a permanent resident card also known as PR card as an identification document.
What are the eligibility requirements for Canada express entry?
This will vary by immigration category that you are planning to apply. In most categories you will need to provide a proof of language proficiency, foreign educational credential assessment report and have work experience.
What are the residency requirements for permanent residents in Canada?
In order to maintain your status as a permanent resident in Canada you have to be physically present for two years in every 5-year period. You are allowed to travel in and out of Canada as this period is assessed on a rolling basis. In other words, you can spend up to 3 years outside of Canada as a permanent resident.
How can I become a permanent resident of Canada and get my PR card?
You can apply under one of the immigration categories to become Canadian permanent residence. These categories are as follows:
- Skilled Worker Class Immigration
- Provincial Nomination
- Business Class Immigration
- Family Class Immigration
- Quebec Immigration
Once approved by CIC you will be allowed to enter Canada as a permanent resident and will receive your Permanent Resident Card.
Which countries can I travel with Canadian PR card?
Once you receive your Canadian Permanent Resident Card you will be allowed to travel visa free to Aruba, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, South Korea and the Turks & Caicos Island.
Can I go to Canada without a job offer?
Yes you can, providing that you apply and qualify under one of the 5 immigration categories. For example, if you score the necessary points as a Federal Skilled Worker applicant you will receive your permanent residence status in Canada without a job offer.
How many points do you need to immigrate to Canada?
You will need minimum 67 points out of 100 to become an Express Entry candidate under the Comprehensive Ranking System. You will be assessed on six selection factors. There is a draw every two-three week from the Express Entry pool of candidates. Candidates with highest ranking will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence.