IMMIGRATE TO CANADA

Your road to Canada
Canada is a country of diverse people and culture. Multiculturalism is a cherished attribute of the Canadian society. Canadians are known around the world as kind, neighbourly people. Citizens and new comers live in harmony in this land of opportunity.
The Canadian government just announced its Multi-year immigrations plans to welcome 980,000 new immigrants to Canada in the next few years. There are many ways to immigrate to Canada, let us help you find the best program that is just the right fit for you. 

EXPRESS ENTRY

 

Express Entry is a system that manages the applications for Permanent Residence under these programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program

  • Federal Skilled Trades Program

  • Canadian Experience Class

If you are qualified under any of these 3 programs, we can help you make an application to be in the Express Entry pool. Candidates who have the highest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores in the pool will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence.

What is CLB: Canadian Language Benchmark is a language proficiency assessment score that can be converted from IELTS or CELPIP English tests.

What is NOC: NationalOccupational Classifications is Canada's national system of organizing and describing occupations. It is made up of 5 skill levels

  • Skill level 0: Management occupations

  • Skill level A: Occupations usually require University education

  • Skill level B: Occupations usually require College education or Apprenticeship training

  • Skill level C: Occupations usually require Secondary school and/or occupation specific training

  • Skill level D: On the job training is usually provided for occupations

Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Proof of language proficiency CLB 7 in all 4 skills
  • Canadian secondary or post-secondary degree, or a completed foreign credential and an Educational Credential Assessment
  • 1 continuous year of full-time (1560 total hours or 30 hours/week) or 2 continuous years of part-time (15 hours/week) paid work experience in the same job within the last 10 years in a NOC 0, A, B occupation
  • Score a minimum of 67 out of 100 points on the 6 selection factors
  • Proof of funds for applicant and accompanying family
Federal Skilled Trade Program
  • Meet required level in English or French (CLB: 5 speaking and listening, 4 reading and writing)
  • Have 2 years of full-time (or equivalent) work experience in a skilled trade within 5 years before applying
  • Meet all job requirements for the skilled trade according to the NOC (except for provincial certificate)
  • Have an offer (LMIA approved) or full-time employment from up to 2 employers for at least 1year OR a certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a Canadian provincial or territorial body
Canadian Experience Class
  • Have 12 months (non-continuous allowed) of full-time or equivalent paid work experience (NOC 0, A, B) in the last 3 years before applying
  • Have gained the work experience in Canada (after graduation in case of students) with proper authorization
  • Proof of language proficiency through an approved test (NOC 0, A=CLB 7 / NOC B=CLB 5)

PROVINCIAL NOMINEE

 

The Provinces and Territories in Canada nominates immigrants through the Provincial Nominee Program. Each provinces and territories have its own immigration streams and criteria.  Applicants must have the skills, education and/or work experience in order to apply for Permanent Residency under the Provincial Nominee Program.

The PNPs largely target 3 groups of people; skilled workers, students, and investors. If you would like to see under which Provincial Nominee Program you may be qualify for, please complete our free assessment. Our experts will figure out exactly what your options are.

FAMILY SPONSORSHIP

 
Reuniting with family in Canada
Canada offers many programs to help people be reunited with their family and loved ones. If you meet the following requirements you may be eligible to sponsor your family to Canada.​
  • 18 years of age and older
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Sign an undertaking promising to provide for the basic requirements of the sponsored person(s)
  • Sign an agreement with the sponsored person
  • Meet the LICO for the past 12 months, except to sponsor a dependent child who has no dependent child, an adopted person under age 18 or spouse, common-law partner or conjugal parter with no dependent child or with dependent child who has no dependent child
  • In case of Parent & Grandparent Program (PGP) meet the LICO + 30% for 3 previous taxation years (only Revenue Canada proof will be accepted)
The length of undertaking and the amount of income required to sponsor are different from program to program. Let us accurately assess your eligibility and show you how you can be reunite with your family in Canada.
*Parents & Grandparents Program (PGP) randomly selects 10,000 applications per year. Only the selected applicants will be able to sponsor their parent or grand parent(s).
Parents & Grandparents Super Visa
Parents and grandparents can apply to receive a Super Visa to come and be reunited with their family in Canada. Super visa is a multiple entry visa that allows parents and/or grandparents to enter Canada as a long term visitor. Super visa holders may stay in Canada for up to 2 years on their initial entry, and the visa is valid for up to 10 years. The processing time is much shorter than the PGP program.
 

BUSINESS & INVESTORS

Federal Business Programs
Start-up Visa: Immigrate by starting a business and creating jobs
  • Letter of support by the designated angel investor group or venture capital fund or business incubator
  • Minimum financial commitment of $200,000 from venture capital fund of $75,000 from angel investor or acceptance into a business incubator program
  • Language requirements of CLB 5+ in English or French
  • Proof of sufficient settlement funds
  • Up to 5 applicants for a business: each holding at least 10% of the voting rights and jointly hold 50% of voting rights
Immigrant Investor: Immigrate by investing in the Canadian Economy
  • $10 million net worth (no inheritance or real-estate)
  • $2 million non-guaranteed investment for 15 years
  • Language proficiency of CLB 5
  • Canadian post-secondary credential or equivalent foreign education (minimum 12 months of study)
Self-Employed: Immigrate as a self-employed in cultural or athletic activities, or as a farmer
  • Two 1 year periods of full-time work experience in an eligible role in the last 5 years before the application

  • Self-employed in an eligible occupation or involved in an eligible occupation at a world class level or combination

  • Demonstration of intention and ability with business plan, business experience, partnership, visits, finances

Provincial Business Programs
Provincial Business Programs are part of the Provincial Nominee Program. Each provinces has its own criteria and requirements. If you would like to learn more about the Provincial Business Programs and see if you are eligible to immigrate to Canada under those programs please click below to check out our Provincial Nominee Program page.
LMIA Owner-Operator Programs
Owner-Operator LMIA is a program that is not well known to the public and yet it is a great opportunity for people to work and potentially immigrate to Canada. Federal business programs are very costly and Provincial Business Programs can meet its quota quickly and be closed for applications. Owner-Operator LMIA can let the investor first come to Canada as a managing partner of their business and open the door to immigration as skilled worker. If you are looking to buy into an existing Canadian business or looking to start a business in Canada, come talk to us. We will help you explore all your options and help you choose the right path for you and your business.

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