Types of immigration to Canada

Immigrating to Canada is the dream of many – whether permanently or temporarily, people from all over the world come to Canada every year to visit, work, study and live.
There are many different types of immigration to Canada, and these types are divided into two different categories: Permanent residence and temporary residence. Immigrate to Canada

Temporary residence includes things like visitor visas, work permits and study permits, and there are even situations where these temporary residency visas can result in permanent residency eventually.

There are many more categories for immigrating permanently.

Ways of permanently immigrating to Canada

Family Sponsorship: Canadian citizens and permanent residents can apply to sponsor their close family members or spouses to come to Canada as permanent residents.

Skilled Workers: Individuals can immigrate to Canada based on their own credentials such as their work experience, job type, education level, age and language proficiency under the Skilled Worker program.

Business Immigration: Investors, self-employed persons and entrepreneurs can immigrate to Canada under various business immigration

Canadian Experience Class: If you are in the country on a temporary visa such as a work permit or you are a student, you may be able to become a permanent resident using the Canadian Experience Class.

Provincial Nominee Programs: Most of the provinces and territories in Canada have different provincial nominee programs where they can nominate individuals that meet certain criteria to become permanent residents to live and work in that province or territory.

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Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

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