What are the benefits of a Canadian immigration visa? -
Holding Canada's immigration visa makes you a permanent resident of the country. The Canadian immigration makes you eligible to get the benefits of all the schemes run by the country’s government for its residents, including universal health care coverage and free education for children dependents. With this immigration visa, you can live in any part of the country and earn a livelihood for your family. You can also sponsor your family members to immigrate to Canada by meeting some specific eligibility criteria’s.
What are the best ways to immigrate to Canada?+
There are hundreds of immigration pathways to immigrate to Canada. Express Entry System, Start-up Visa, Provincial Nominee Program, Family Sponsorship, Quebec-selected Skilled Workers, Agri-Food Pilot, Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) are some of the best ways for Canadian immigration.
Who is eligible to get a Canadian Permanent Residence? +
Canadian immigration or permanent residence of the country is offered to different skilled professionals. The authorities grant permanent residence to the skilled professionals who fall into the economic immigration categories. Canada immigration can also be issued to certain applicants and refugees based on humanitarian grounds.
What is Canada's Economic Immigration Category?+
Canada’s economic immigration category is a popular and quick pathway for skilled professionals to get permanent residence in Canada. Under this category, individuals with managerial, technical and other occupational skills and trades can apply for a Canadian Permanent Residence. The immigration programs mentioned below are counted in the economic immigration categories.
Federal Skilled Worker Program
Federal Skilled Trades Program
Canadian Experience Class
Does Federal Skilled Worker Program allow an individual to apply for permanent residence in Canada?+
In Canada, Express Entry System invites applicants to apply for permanent residence through a draw system. Since FSWP comes under Express Entry System, after getting the invitation to apply (ITA), the applicants can apply for permanent residence for Canada.
What is CRS in the context of Canadian immigration?+
CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System is a unique and successful point based system to calculate the rank of the applicants in the express entry pool. In CRS, the applicants get points based on their age, qualification, work experience and language expertise. Based on the comprehensive ranking system score of the applicants IRCC issues Invitation to apply (ITA) to the express entry candidates to apply Canadian permanent residence.
How do applicants get points in CRS?+
CRS has a total of 1200 points that are distributed among different skills and factors. The core human capital factors such as education, language proficiency, age, and experience have a total score of 500 and Skill transferability factors have 100 points. Rest 600 points are assigned to candidates from Provincial Nominee Program. Applicants can claim additional points from some factors such Canadian education, provincial nomination, proficiency in the French language, siblings in Canada as permanent resident or citizen to increase CRS score. Provincial nomination fetch 600 additional points and increases the CRS score of the applicants.
What is the minimum required CRS score for Express Entry System?+
The applicant must meet one of the economic immigration programs and score 67 or more points to immigrate to Canada through Express Entry System.
Is it possible for the applicants to improve or change CRS?+
CRS score depends on different skills and factors, so it's not fixed and can be changed. To improve the CRS score, the applicants can work on their skills such work experience, education and language proficiency.
How does CRS count the education of an individual from another country?+
In case of an individual has completed his education from any other country and now planning for Canadian immigration, then his education will be evaluated according to the ECA assessment. ECA is a must for a foreign degree, diploma or certificate holders when they apply under Federal Skilled Worker Class. This education assessment also applies to the immigration of spouses and other family members with a degree from a foreign university.
Is it a must for Canadian immigration applicants to travel to Canada to complete the immigration process?+
Travelling to Canada to complete the immigration process is not mandatory in all cases. Visiting and exploring Canada helps the applicants apply for Canadian immigration under Entrepreneur Class. They can also participate in provinces’ sponsored sessions to gather more information about the area and its business requirements.
Is having relatives in Canada help in Canadian immigration?+
If a Canadian resident is your close family member, you can apply for Canadian immigration through the family sponsorship program.