It is easy to see why people from all over the world make the decision to call Canada their permanent home. With Canada's high standard of living, world-class education and strong economy, immigrating to Canada is an exciting opportunity.
It may seem like a simple choice but if you want to Immigrate to Canada there are many different ways to apply. There are many options to permanent residence and some times choosing the right path may not be that simple. That is where Canada Welcomes You can help you make the best choices and lead you to the right path in your quest for permanent residency in Canada.
There are several different Immigration Programs and ways to apply for Permanent Residence and Canada Welcomes You will help you choose the Program that will work best for you and your family. We will ensure that you qualify under the Program of choice and will advise and eliminate any element of confusion which so often arises with the array of rules to be followed and criteria that must be met to be successful.
We have outlined the various categories that may lead to permanent residence below and throughout our website.
After reading about your options, please contact us with any questions you may have; or, to make your life even easier, fill out one of our free assessment forms and we will contact you with the information you need to make an informed decision on your quest to live in Canada.
Permanent Immigration Visa Categories
Federal Skilled Workers: are assessed upon their likelihood of becoming economically established in Canada and includes qualifying under a point system. IMPORTANT: This category has recently changed and New Instructions have been issued. Canada Welcomes You can quickly assess you under the New Instructions and provide you with alternative options if you do not qualify under this category.
Provincial Nomination Program (PNP): Provinces select applicants who are interested in living in their province and will contribute to its economic development by either investing or working in that province. Please look at the different criteria under the individual province and fill out our PNP form for further information and to see if you qualify.
Canadian Experience Class (CEC): is for foreign workers and international graduates who are in Canada on a temporary basis and wish to become Permanent Residents. Canadian education and work experience are key selection factors.
Family Sponsorship: Canada Welcomes You specializes in re-uniting families. If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who wishes to sponsor a close relative from abroad such as your spouse, partner, parent or dependent child, we can help! Contact us and we will represent and advise you from start to finish.
Business Class: To attract investors, entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals from outside Canada who have substantial net-worth and strong business skills to develop new commercial opportunities and to venture into foreign markets by encouraging immigrants who are familiar with foreign markets.
All Categories of Immigrants: Please note that all applicants for permanent residency must pass security/criminal checks, and meet medical requirements before they can become permanent residents of Canada. In certain cases applicants who are inadmissible on criminality or medical grounds may be granted a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP). If you believe you may be inadmissible to Canada on either ground and wish to apply for a permanent visa, please contact us regarding your specific personal situation.
Once you are a Permanent Resident: You can live, work, go to school anywhere in Canada and can also sponsor close family members who did not receive a permanent visa when you did. You can apply to become a Canadian Citizen after living in Canada for 3 years.