Canada is a coveted option for skilled workers to make it their home and Indians are on top of the list of these migrants. Canada also seems desirous to offer citizenship to the permanent residents of the Country. That’s why Canada has become the eighth largest Indian diaspora on earth.
Canada has been an attractive working place for skilled professionals for years. Its growing economy has endless opportunities for technical and non-technical professionals. India has been one of the biggest sources of Canada for immigrants.
has introduced various pathways to immigrate to the country. Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is the department that evaluates the immigration application in Canada.
If you think of Canada as your dreamland then the country has more than a hundred immigration options for you. So, let’s break out the code of Canada’s immigration system and find out the best way to .
Canada gets most of the immigrants through its . With this immigration system, the applicants send their application online where it gets evaluated by the authorities in less possible time. The system helps Canada to offer its visa to the best applicants.
The manages the following three programs; Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled trade program and Canadian Experience Class.
In the , , the candidates enter their qualifications, age, experience, language proficiency, and other details and get a CRS score. The skill evaluation is done based on National Occupational Classification (NOC). In this system, all the skills are categorized in 0, A, or B levels and a score is assigned to each skill.
The score of applicants is based on the . Candidates get an invitation to apply based on various factors including .
Every Canadian territory has its own priorities and goals associated with immigrants. Each Canadian province has its own social and economic challenges so they may need specified skilled workers to contribute to the province’s economy. In PNP all Canadian provinces participate except Quebec and Nunavut.
The PNP is the best way for you to if you have the skills required by a particular province and you want to live in it.
In PNP two types of programs are available; Enhanced program (aligned with Express Entry) and Base program (Non Express Stream).
In the Enhanced program, you can contact the province and then apply under the . The province can pull your application and you will get an additional 600 CRS points. It will bring your application on top and you can migrate to Canada.
The Base PNP is your gateway to get entry into Canada when you are not eligible for the Express entry system. For Base PNP you have to apply offline with all the hard copies of your certificates and other documents.
Canada lets its permanent residents sponsor their family members in the country. With this option, the permanent citizen of Canada can sponsor his spouse, parents, children, siblings, grandparents, uncle, and aunt (in some specific circumstances). The relative has to be medically fit and have a clean background to . through this immigration route.
To opt for family class sponsorship the applicant must be an adult and have a genuine relationship with sponsoring dependents. The sponsor must be financially capable to offer support to his/her dependents.
An applicant for immigration to Canada can be in the country of India or any other country. If you are out of Canada then you will be considered an outland applicant and if you are in Canada then your application will be considered an inland application. With the inland application, you get the advantage of getting an open work permit.
With the parents and grandparents program (PGP) the Canadian government offers permanent visas to older adults. PGP runs like a lottery system in which IRCC has a temporary window to accept sponsor forms.
If you have a work permit in Canada then also you can immigrate to Canada from India. Canada’s work permit has two categories; the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP).
Under TFWP the Canadian companies have to get a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).A positive LMIA, proves that the employer has tried and failed to find a Canadian Permanent Resident or citizen to fill the position. Hence, they must hire an overseas skilled professional to fill the vacancy.
Global Talent Stream which works under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program makes it easier and faster for tech professionals to be hired by Canadian employers and to get a work permit. The Global Talent Stream prevents employers from going through all the requirements of LMIA. So it becomes easier for techies to get a work permit in Canada.
The international mobility program works for the professionals and workers who get a transfer from any other country to Canada. LMIA is not required in this program. Through IMP the Canadian government promotes its cultural, social, and economic objectives. IMP is further categorized as Significant Benefits and Charitable work. The intra-Company transfer is the best route to for professionals and it will be done under IMP.
has become easy because of Canada’s universities and education system. The country finds the students interested to work in Canada as an asset as they have a high potential to earn and contribute to Canada’s economy. So, your chances of becoming permanent residence in Canada increase when you study in Canada and choose to work here.
The students use the opportunity of study permits in Canada very well and almost half of the international Indian students become permanent residents of Canada five years after stepping into the country.
The students can apply to study in Canada through Student direct stream and a few other programs. Some study programs make the student eligible for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP). PGWP comes with many advantages like working in any province of Canada.
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