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Shabnam Akrami is the Managing Partner and Founder of Akrami & Associates.

Immigrate to Canada

There are multitudes of ways you can immigrate to Canada and there may be more than one application type or category that works for you. When considering on immigrating to Canada, there are a number of different things you should consider:

  • What your long term goals are in Canada;
  • Whether or not you are looking to stay in Canada Temporarily;
  • Whether or not you are interested in remaining permanently in Canada;
  • Processing times;
  • Whether you will be travelling alone or with your family;
  • Your reason for wanted to come to Canada.

The list can go on and on. Figuring out the best way to immigrate to Canada that applies to your unique situation and long term goals in Canada will make your application a smooth process. If you are unsure of how to proceed or what your options are. Consider researching your potential options or speaking to a Representative for legal guidance.

Ways to Immigrate to Canada

There are several ways that you can immigrate to Canada depending on a few different factors:

  • Your educational background
  • Your employment background
  • Your financial situation
  • Whether or not you have familial ties to Canada
  • Whether or not you have current experience or education in Canada

The most predominant ways to immigrate to Canada are listed below.

Federal Skilled Worker Category

The Federal Skilled worker category is aimed at rewarding those with in demand occupations with Permanent Residence status in Canada. If your occupation falls on the list of eligible occupations, you may qualify under this stream.

Federal Skilled Trades Program

Much like the Federal Skilled Worker program, the Federal Skilled Trades program seeks to attract skilled trades people who can meet current labour market needs in Canada.

Canadian Experience Class

The Canadian experience class application seeks to reward those who have already obtained worthy work or educational experience in Canada depending on the nature of their work. If you are interested in permanently immigrating to Canada after already spending at least one year’s time here.

Family Sponsorship

If you have a spouse or common law partner in Canada who is willing to sponsor you for permanent residence, you can use this as a viable route to immigrate to Canada. There are other requirements on the sponsor as well.

Provincial Nominees

Recently, the Federal Government has entered into agreements with Provincial Governments to allow a Province to Nominate a candidate for Permanent Residence based on meeting certain criteria of the province. The Provincial Nominee program is a viable way for you to immigrate to Canada to the province of your nomination.

How to Apply for Temporary Resident Permit Canada
Authorization to Return to Canada ARC

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