The Best Ways to Immigrate to Canada in 2022

Express Entry

The best way to immigrate to Canada is through Express Entry. Canada welcomes more than 100000 immigrants under express entry category every year. This program is for skilled workers who wish to become permanent residents of Canada. The candidates who come through this program are in huge demand in Canada because they are highly skilled workers capable of supporting a healthy society and economy by imparting a new life to the country.

Interested candidates can submit an online profile (Express of interest – EOI).  Canadian government determines whether the candidate is eligible under express entry. The candidates are selected according to their CRS score (It is a point-based system used by the Canadian government to assess and rank candidates in the express entry pool. In the second step Canadian government invites the highest scoring candidates to apply for immigration to Canada (Invitation to Apply (ITA) for seeking permanent residence from IRCC).

Provincial Nominee Program

Provincial nominee program has at least one immigration stream that is aligned with the federal Express Entry immigration system. Enhanced nominations are the ones that are issued under Express-Entry-aligned streams. Candidates who secure this nomination will get an additional 600 CRS points. These additional points guarantee them an invitation to apply for permanent residence under Express Entry. For such candidates the federal government processes their permanent residence application quickly. There are more than 80 provincial nominee program streams under the following provincial nomination programs:

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP); British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP); Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP); New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP); Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP); Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP); Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP); Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP); Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP); Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

Family Sponsorship Program

Family sponsorship program is a pathway to sponsor spouse, children and parents to Canada. More than 100000 people migrate to Canada through this program every year. This is the second largest category of immigration programs in Canada. IRCC deals with Family sponsorship program in Canada. Through this program, you can sponsor a family member to Canada and let them get permanent residence. You have to make a commitment to support and provide basic needs to them with financial support. You can sponsor your dependent children, spouse, parents and grandparents. If you don’t have any immediate family members to sponsor, you can sponsor your sister, uncle or niece.

There are two programs: super visa and grandparent sponsorship program (PGP) that help you to bring your parents and grandparents to Canada.

Your grandparents and parents can come to Canada on extended multiple-entry visas if they come through super visa program. Multiple entry visas can last for up to 10 years in total. You can apply to this program at the same time when you apply for PGP program as it is always open and therefore, you can apply anytime.

Permanent residents and Canadian citizens can sponsor their grandparents and parents to immigrate to Canada. When the sponsored parents and grandparents get the approval to immigrate to Canada under this program, they will get permanent residency in Canada and become eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship. Both the parents and grandparents can avail the full benefits of Canadian permanent residency.

Home Care Provider Pilot

Care givers are important for the Canada’s aging population, society and economy. Canada provides opportunities for caregivers who wish to obtain permanent residence in Canada. There are two pilot programs that help them seek temporary work permit while they wait for their permanent residence. The applicants can obtain temporary permit through these pilot programs: Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the other Home Support Worker Pilot. Both these programs provide pathways that help care givers to obtain permanent residence if they meet the eligibility criteria. The candidates should score a CLB of 5 in the language tests. They should also have around two years of full-time work experience in the three years prior to submitting their application. They should also complete one-year post-secondary education (Canadian) and also pass an admissibility test.

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Benefits of Studying in Canada

Canadian universities and colleges offer high-quality, internationally recognized educational programs. However, if you wish to pursue or enrol in a college or university of Canada, you must verify that the college or university is authorized by IRCC. You can verify this by visiting the official website of Canadian government. The universities and colleges that are authorized by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) are called designated learning institutions (DLIs). There are over 1500 universities and colleges in Canada that are authorized by IRCC.

Unlike Australia, United Kingdom and other countries of Europe and United States of America, Canada is more affordable to study. A student who wishes to start his or her educational program at a Canadian University or College can avail the benefits of studying in Canada by living in their home country as they can study online.

Universities and colleges promote comparable levels of top-quality education across Canada. A student can expect quality education regardless of which institution they are enrolled in. The Canadian education system ensures that all students get the best education as Canada believes in equity in its education system.