What is the step-by-step procedure to apply for Canada PR Visa?
A candidate should follow the step-by-step procedure to apply for a Canada PR visa to accomplish their dream of immigrating to Canada and living a prosperous life. A Canada PR Visa is issued to individuals who are not a citizen of Canada but can enjoy all the rights as a Canadian citizen and can still be a citizen of their native country.
Canada is a country attracting a lot of immigrants nowadays, making it one of the world’s most renowned countries. It has a lot to offer to immigrants with its updated immigration policies.
The reason why millions of people wish to immigrate are as follows:
- Excellent Healthcare System
- Employment Hub
- Brilliant education system
- Low crime and violence rate
- Multicultural country
How to apply for Canada PR?
Canada offers multiple immigration programs through which a candidate can apply for Canada PR Visa. A list of a few of the most renowned immigration program in Canada are as follows:
- Federal Economic Class
- Family Class Sponsorship
- Quebec Immigration
- Business Immigration, including the start-up visa
- Provincial Economic Class
- Temporary Residence to Permanent Residence transition
Candidates can apply for Canada PR Visa through the following streams:
1. Express Entry Program
Express Entry Program is one of the fastest pathways to immigrate to Canada. In the first step, the candidate should complete the profile in the Express Entry Pool after which they are assigned a score based on the evaluation done by a tool called CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) used by the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) to rank the profile of the candidates.
The higher-ranked profiles receive an ITA (invitation to apply) for the Canada PR Visa. The candidate needs to submit the complete application and documents within 60 days.
2. Provincial Nominee Program
Provincial Nominee Program is also a renowned and the fastest immigration pathway after the Express Entry Program. It is for those candidates who were unable to meet the eligibility criteria of the express entry program.
The renowned channels of immigration through the PNP are as follows:
- Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP)
- Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP)
- Nova Scotia PNP
- New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program
- Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program
- British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program
- Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program
- Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
3. Atlantic Immigration Program
Atlantic Immigration Program is a program to help the local employers to find skilled workers to grow their business. It is a program for all the overseas workers and international graduates who plan to immigrate to Canada as a permanent resident.
Candidates can become residents of the following Canadian Atlantic provinces: Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
Eligibility criteria for Canada PR
Candidates should always check the eligibility criteria to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents. Being eligible and meeting all the eligibility criteria is a necessary condition in the process of Canada PR.
The candidate should meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Language Proficiency
- Work experience
- Arranged Employment
Documents required for Canadian Permanent Residence
Candidates planning to immigrate to Canada should always know that documentation work is an essential stage of the application process and they should prepare all the documents beforehand to avoid the risk of any discrepancy later.
The list of documents required to apply for a Canada PR Visa is as follows:
- Valid Passport
- Proof of funds
- Educational Credential Assessment
- Language Proficiency report
- Provincial Nomination Certificate or Territorial Certificate Of Nomination
- Medical Report
- Police Clearance Certificate
- Recent passport-size photograph
Processing time for Canada PR Visa
To process an application for Canada PR Visa, it averagely takes 6 to 8 months of time. It depends on the application type, complete application form, valid documents, etc.
It also depends from program to program an Express Entry Program application usually takes 6 months to be processed and on the other hand Provincial Nominee Program, the second-fastest pathway to immigrate to Canada can take between 6 to 8 months to process the application for Canada PR Visa.
How can Sernexuss help you?
Sernexuss is one of the most dominant immigration consultants in Delhi and worldwide helping people immigrate to their dream destinations. Sernexuss is also a registered immigration advisor with Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC).
Contact Sernexuss for legal visa assistance.