Information - If you want to visit Canada, you may need a visa. Canada requires citizens from some countries and territories to get a visa before they can enter Canada. To enter Canada, all visitors, except those exempt by regulation, must obtain a Temporary Resident Visa or, as it is usually called, visitor visa.
Information - If you want to study in Canada you must meet the necessary requirements and you may require a temporary resident visa. A temporary resident visa is an official document issued by a visa office abroad, which is placed in your passport to show that you have met the requirements for admission to Canada as a temporary resident.
Information - Normally, Work Permits will only be granted by Canadian immigration authorities and supported "Labour Market Opinion" (LMO). LMO is nothing but approval issued by Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), indicating that the proposed employment will not adversely affect Canadian workers. However, foreign workers seeking to be employed in the province of Quebec may be additionally required to obtain a Certificat d'acceptation du Québec (CAQ) to be eligible.
Live In Caregiver Program
Information - Special program to help Canadian families to find help where no qualified workers can be found in Canada. Certain criteria apply to both the family and the foreign caregiver. Opportunity to apply for permanent residence after completing 2 years of work with the family. Family members may be included in the application for permanent residence but not for the application for work permit.
Information - The Federal skilled worker class is point based and confers permanent resident status to applicants who are able to demonstrate an ability to becoming economically established in Canada. Prospective applicants are assessed under 6 factors and numerous sub factors of assessment providing for a total of 100 points. The main factors are: Education, language, experience, age, arranged employment, & adaptability.
Successful applicants must receive a minimum of 67 points with at least one year of experience within the past 10 years in one of the occupations listed in either Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Information - This Business Immigration program was specifically developed for those individuals who have business expertise, entrepreneurial skills, successful experience and attainment in business, and who can invest in, start, or buy enterprises in Canada and contribute to support the development of a strong and prosperous Canadian economy.
Information - Canadian citizens and permanent residents living in Canada, 18 years of age or older, may sponsor close relatives or family members who want to become permanent residents of Canada. This particular class promotes the reunion in Canada of close relatives from abroad and is designed for family reunification.
Information - This program is for temporary foreign workers or foreign students who graduated in Canada. To apply under this category, you should have knowledge of English and/or French and have qualifying work experience
Information - Career Connect helps newcomers upgrade or transfer work skills, relaunch careers or enter brand new professions.
Citizenship & Immigration Canada
Information - There are a few different ways to apply for immigration to Canada: this Canadian government website will give you all of the information you need, as well as the relevant application forms.
Going to Canada
Information - This invaluable resource includes information on immigrating to and living and working in Canada.
Social Insurance Number
Information - This important card is required if you want to work in Canada: all employers ask for it.