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Get information on Canadian permanent residence programs for long-term immigration, including family sponsorship, the Express Entry selection system, and more!

Immigration Programs for Permanent Residence

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Federal Skilled Worker Class

Eligibility is dependent on having at least one year of skilled work experience in the past 10 years, plus other criteria.

Canadian Experience Class

Eligibility is dependent on having at least one year of skilled Canadian work experience in the past 3 years, plus other criteria.

Family Sponsorship

Canadian citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to sponsor their partners, children, parents, and grandparents for permanent immigration.

Business Immigration

Suitable for experienced businesspeople with relatively high net worth.

Immigration to Quebec

The province of Quebec operates its own set of unique immigration programs.

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs)

PNPs are like mini-immigration programs that allow provinces to select immigrants based on their own unique needs.

Atlantic Immigration Program

This program is for newcomers who land job offers in Canada’s Atlantic Region.

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

A handful of rural and northern communities participate in this pilot program for immigrants who find jobs in the communities.

12 Tips for preparing your Permanent Residence Application

Your PR application made easy with these tips from our experts.

Time to get your PR card

Everything you need to know before getting your PR card.

Understanding the "Canadian Green Card"

The U.S. has a green card, Canada calls it Permanent Residence. See here how the two compare.

What to do if you're out-of-status

Your visa has expired but you decided to remain in Canada? Here is what you should do.




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