Permanent Residence Application

Permanent Residence Application

Canada is one of the most desirable countries to live and work. In search of a better tomorrow, aspirants from all over the world with diverse backgrounds choose to migrate to Canada. Canada receives immigrants from almost 200 countries around the world, contributing towards the sociocultural diversity of the country. India, Philippines and China are the top three source countries for new immigrants.

A permanent resident is someone who can work and live in Canada on a permanent resident status. Permanent residents do not have any limitations to their stay in Canada. Students and/or skilled foreign workers are considered temporary residents of the country.

Migrating and settling in a new country can be very strenuous and time consuming. MAPLEROADS IMMIGRATION INC. can help you achieve your dream of a new life in Canada. We assist you through the entire application process for a comfortable and smooth experience.

Some of the categories to obtain PR status in Canada are listed below:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) - One of the primary and most popular immigration programs. This helps skilled professionals and their family to become permanent residents of Canada.
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC) – This pathway is designed for the temporary foreign workers and students to obtain permanent residency in Canada. Candidates who already have Canadian work experience of minimum 12 months are eligible to apply under this category.
  • Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC) – This immigration pathway is for the foreign workers who want to become permanent residents by qualifying in a skilled trade like industrial, electrical and construction trades, etc.
  • Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) – This immigration pathway enables different Canadian provinces and territories to nominate candidates that are eligible to settle as permanent residents in the particular province. Each province has its own unique provincial program(s).

Benefits of Canadian Permanent Residency:

  • A Permanent Resident can avail of the social benefits, almost similar to what Canadian citizens enjoy including free medical care.
  • A PR can avail of free education till 18 years of age under the Canadian public schooling system. He/ she will also be eligible for reduced tuition fees (domestic fees) for college and university education within Canada.
  • PR is considered a pathway to Canadian citizenship. To apply for citizenship, a Permanent Resident has to be physically present in Canada for 1095 days within the 5 years immediately before applying for citizenship and qualify other eligibility requirements.
  • A PR can study, work and live anywhere in Canada.
  • PR is protected under Canadian law and The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  • Permanent residents can sponsor their family members to live with them in Canada.