Immigrating from Colombia to Canada

Learn the various pathways of immigration to Canada, including family-sponsorship and employment.

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Interested in Immigrating to Canada from Colombia?

As of 2011, 60,555 immigrants from Colombia were residing in Canada, and 150,580 Canadians claimed Colombian ancestry. They are the second largest Latin American immigrant group in Canada, preceded only by Mexican Canadians. From 2006 to 2015 alone, 43,982 Colombian immigrants moved to Canada and became permanent residents. The majority of Colombian immigrants in Canada have settled in Ontario and Quebec, while significant populations have also grown in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

Colombia to Canada

Colombian Community in Canada

As of 2011, 60,555 immigrants from Colombia were residing in Canada, and 150,580 Canadians claimed Colombian ancestry. They are the second largest Latin American immigrant group in Canada, preceded only by Mexican Canadians. From 2006 to 2015 alone, 43,982 Colombian immigrants became Canadian permanent residents. The majority of Colombian immigrants in Canada have settled in Ontario and Quebec, while significant populations have also grown in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

 

Immigration Process

Many Colombians have chosen to move to Canada in search of security and better quality of life. Two of the major ways to obtain permanent residency in Canada are through employment and family sponsorship.

Useful Resources for Colombians in Canada