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Prince Edward Island-Skilled Worker in PEI View

Requirements

  • have a full-time long-term (i.e. permanent or minimum of  two years) job offer from a PEI employer in National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B;
  • have a valid work permit to be working in Canada;
  • have legal status in country of residence;
  • be able to attend an interview with staff from the Office, if required;
  • have successfully completed a post-secondary degree or diploma (minimum two year program);
  • be between the ages of 18 and 59;
  • have at least two years of full-time work experience in the past  five years;
  • possess sufficient English and/or French language ability to perform the job offered.  Language ability can be verified by one of the following:
    • a language test from an IRCC approved testing institute within the past  two years with a minimum score of CLB/NCLC 4; or
    • Employer signed PEI PNP-L06 Employer Language Declaration; or
    • documents from an internationally recognized institution indicating that the principal language studied was in English or French.
  • have sufficient financial resources for the applicant and family to pay all immigration costs (including travel expenses) to be able to establish in PEI; and
  • demonstrate a genuine intention to settle in PEI.

Introduction

  • If you meet the eligibility criteria listed above you must first read the Labour Application Guide  then you or your representative must create a profile in the Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest system
  • To create a profile you will be asked to provide a valid email address, and identification information including your passport details.  Your profile will remain active for a period of six months.
  • Once your account has been verified, you will be able to proceed to complete your profile. Applicants can only have one active profile at any one time.
  • You must ensure information provided in your profile is accurate and verifiable. 
  • The complete application package, along with the $300 application fee, can be submitted to the Office of Immigration in two ways:
    • In person at 94 Euston Street (2nd floor), Charlottetown, PEI; or
    • Courier or mail package to: Office of Immigration 94 Euston Street, 2nd Floor PO Box 1176 Charlottetown, PE Canada   C1A 7M8
  • After you receive a nomination you are responsible for submitting your Application for Permanent Residency to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada(link is external) (IRCC) along with your nomination certificate.  IRCC will then assess your application for admissibility factors.  You can check processing times at IRCC on their website(link is external).

BC-Skills Immigration-Skilled Worker Tech Pilot View

Requirements

  • have accepted a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a B.C. employer. The job must be in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) skilled occupation (Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B).
  • The job offer must be for a single job in one of the 29 occupations eligible under the BC PNP Tech Pilot
  • be qualified to perform the duties of the job
  • have at least two (2) years of directly related work experience
  • show you can support yourself and your dependents
  • have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
  • for NOC skill level B occupations, meet minimum language requirements
  • have a wage offer in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation

Introduction

  •  Registration

    • The first step is registration with our Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). Registering allows us to assess your job, location in B.C., education, language ability and wage. We will review this against B.C. labour market needs.
  • Invitation

    • Invitations are issued based on the BC PNP’s annual nomination allocation and processing capacity. However, a registration does not guarantee that you will be invited to apply. If you are invited to apply, you have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete application via BCPNP Online.  
  • Application

    • Submit your Skills Immigration application through BCPNP Online. After receiving an invitation to apply, Skilled Worker, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled, and International Graduate candidates can apply online. HealthCare Professional and International Post-Graduate applicants do not need an invitation, and can apply directly through BCPNP Online. You have 30 calendar days to apply through BCPNP Online. Your application requires a $700 processing fee.
  • Nomination

    • Receive a provincial nomination and apply to IRCC for permanent residence.

BC-Skills Immigration-Skilled Worker Tech Pilot View

Requirements

  • have accepted a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a B.C. employer. The job must be in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) skilled occupation (Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B).
  • The job offer must be for a single job in one of the 29 occupations eligible under the BC PNP Tech Pilot
  • be qualified to perform the duties of the job
  • have at least two (2) years of directly related work experience
  • show you can support yourself and your dependents
  • have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
  • for NOC skill level B occupations, meet minimum language requirements
  • have a wage offer in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation

Introduction

  •  Registration

    • The first step is registration with our Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). Registering allows us to assess your job, location in B.C., education, language ability and wage. We will review this against B.C. labour market needs.
  • Invitation

    • Invitations are issued based on the BC PNP’s annual nomination allocation and processing capacity. However, a registration does not guarantee that you will be invited to apply. If you are invited to apply, you have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete application via BCPNP Online.  
  • Application

    • Submit your Skills Immigration application through BCPNP Online. After receiving an invitation to apply, Skilled Worker, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled, and International Graduate candidates can apply online. HealthCare Professional and International Post-Graduate applicants do not need an invitation, and can apply directly through BCPNP Online. You have 30 calendar days to apply through BCPNP Online. Your application requires a $700 processing fee.
  • Nomination

    • Receive a provincial nomination and apply to IRCC for permanent residence.

BC-Skills Immigration-International Graduate Tech Pilot View

Requirements

  • have completed a degree, diploma or certificate from an eligible post-secondary institution in Canada in the past three years
    • Your program must have been at least 8 months (two semesters) of full-time equivalent coursework (excluding co-op work terms, practicums and internships).
  • have accepted a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a B.C. employer. The job must be in a National Occupational Classification skilled occupation  (Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B). 
  • The job offer must be for a single job in one of the 29 occupations eligible under the BC PNP Tech Pilot
  • qualify to work in your occupation in B.C.
  • show you can support yourself and your dependents
  • have, or be eligible for, legal immigration status in Canada
  • for NOC skill level B occupations, meet minimum language requirements
  • have a wage offer in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation

 

Introduction

  • Registration

    • The first step is registration with our Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). Registering allows us to assess your job, location in B.C., education, language ability and wage. We will review this against B.C. labour market needs.
  • Invitation

    • Invitations are issued based on the BC PNP’s annual nomination allocation and processing capacity. However, a registration does not guarantee that you will be invited to apply. If you are invited to apply, you have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete application via BCPNP Online.  
  • Application

    • Submit your Skills Immigration application through BCPNP Online. After receiving an invitation to apply, Skilled Worker, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled, and International Graduate candidates can apply online. HealthCare Professional and International Post-Graduate applicants do not need an invitation, and can apply directly through BCPNP Online. You have 30 calendar days to apply through BCPNP Online. Your application requires a $700 processing fee.
  • Nomination

    • Receive a provincial nomination and apply to IRCC for permanent residence.

Manitoba-Farm Investor Stream View

Requirements

  • Minimum of three years farm ownership and operation experience supported by verifiable documents.
  • Language capabilities in either of Canada’s two official languages are an important adaptability skill that will accelerate your ability to become economically established in rural Manitoba.
  • A farm business plan is required and is an integral part of the application.
  • You must conduct a Farm Business Research Visit to Manitoba.
  • You are required to live on the farm and actively participate in the management of the farm business on an ongoing basis from within Manitoba.The farm business must be in active primary agriculture production and economically viable.
  • You must demonstrate adaptability, specifically relating to practical farming skills, technical knowledge and experience in technological based farming practices that will transfer directly to Manitoba’s current primary farm production industry.
  • Invest at least $300,000. You are expected to establish a farming business in rural Manitoba.

Introduction

Explore and research Farm Business in Manitoba

  • Determine that you meet the minimum criteria of the Farm Investor Pathway.
  • Complete a Farm Investor Pathway Interest Guidelines Form.
  • You must meet the minimum eligibility requirements to continue to the next step.
    • Please pay close attention to adaptability, specifically relating to your practical farming skills, technical knowledge and experience in technological based farming practices that will transfer directly to Manitoba’s current primary farm production industry.  Your existing farm operation must be comparable to current Manitoba farming operations in terms of technology utilization, technological practices employed, scale, equipment utilized, production output, etc.

Complete the Interest Guidelines and Farm Business Concept forms

  • Research your proposed farm business in Manitoba and explore the province.
  • Based on your research findings and your self-assessment of the FIP eligibility criteria, you may consider completing a Farm Business Concept Form.

Submit your Interest Guidelines and Farm Business Concept forms to the MPNP

  • Once you have completed your farm business research and determined that you are eligible for the FIP, you can submit your forms by email to the MPNP. The following forms are required:
  • A response will be emailed to you. If you do not meet the minimum stream criteria requirements, your business concept will not be reviewed. Please note that the business concept is not an application to the MPNP.

Submit your full application to the MPNP

  • If you have been sent a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA) to the MPNP, you will receive an email with detailed instructions.
  • Read and follow the Instructions and Document Checklist.
  • Electronic submission (email) of all provincial and federal forms is required. Physical copies of these forms will not be accepted.
  • Physical copies (hard copies) of supporting documents can be submitted by mail or in person.
  • All documents listed in the Instructions and Document Checklist and your net worth verification report must be submitted, and your application fee must be paid within 120 days of receiving your LAA for your application to be considered complete.

Application assessment

  • Your complete application will be assessed by the MPNP. This may include an interview.
  • If your application meets all of the requirements of the MPNP, the MPNP will issue you a certificate of nomination.
  • If you are approved for nomination, you will be instructed to sign a Deposit Agreement and send a deposit of CAD$75,000.

Apply for Permanent Residence

  • Once nominated, you can apply to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent residence.
  • If your application is favourably assessed by IRCC, you will receive a permanent resident visa.

Establish your farm business in Manitoba

  • Provide your new contact information to the MPNP within 30 days of your landing as a Permanent Resident.
  • MPNP Business Immigration Officers of the Immigration Programs Branch can assist you with information, feedback, and guidance.

BC Entrepreneur Stream-Regional Pilot View

Requirements

  • General Nomination Requirements
    •  Active Management:At the application stage, you must demonstrate your intention to actively manage the business. In order to be approved for nomination, you must demonstrate that you have been actively managing the business in B.C.2.1 
    • Residency: At the application stage, you must demonstrate that you intend to reside within the boundaries of the community that has supported your EI – Regional Pilot registration and application, and you must demonstrate your intention to reside in B.C. for at least 75 per cent of the time while on a work permit.
  • Personal Requirements
    • Immigration Eligibility:Please note that your application will not be approved if you are in Canada and do not have valid immigration status, or if you are working without authorization. 
    • Personal Net Worth: You must have a minimum of $300,000 in personal net worth, which includes your spouse or common-law partner, and your dependent children, if applicable. 
    • Business Owner-Manager and/or Senior Manager Experience : 
      • more than three years of experience as an active business owner-manager
      • If you have performed an active role in the management and operations of a company for which you have held 10 per cent or more ownership during the past five years. An active role means that you are personally involved in the day-to-day operations of the company and have direct involvement in decision-making.OR
      • more than four years of experience as a senior manager
      • If you have worked during the past five years for a company/organization as an active senior manager (with no business ownership, or business ownership of less than 10 per cent) supervising at least three full-time employees, and your National Occupation Classification (NOC) is Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A.
    • Education: 
      • a post-secondary credential (such as a degree, diploma or certificate from a licensed post- secondary institution).OR
      • experience as an active business owner-manager with 100 per cent ownership of the business for at least three of the past five years. The 100 per cent ownership of the business may be shared between you, your spouse or common-law partner, and/or your dependent child(ren).
    • Language Proficiency: You must possess basic English or French language proficiency equivalent to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 4 or higher in each of the four competencies: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
  • Business Requirements
    • You must propose to establish a new business in a participating community in British Columbia that aligns with one of the economic development priorities identified by the community.
    • You must demonstrate that you will own at least 51 per cent of the business in B.C.
  • You must make an eligible personal investment of at least $100,000 in the proposed business within 610 days (approximately 20 months) of arriving in B.C. on a BC PNP-supported work permit.
  • You must create at least one new, permanent full-time equivalent (FTE) job for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada in the proposed business, within 420 days (approximately 14 months) of arriving in B.C. on a BC PNP-supported work permit.

Introduction

  • Preparation
    • Research community and business needs in B.C.
    •  Conduct exploratory visit to the community
    • Obtain a referral from the community
    • Online resources
  • BC PNP Registration
    • Registration Overview
    • Creating your Profile
    • Completing the Registration
    • Submitting your Registration
    • Registration Scoring
    • Qualified Pool
    • Invitation to Apply
  • BC PNP Application
    • NetWorth Review
    • Submitting your Application
    • Application Processing Fee
    • Application Assessment
    • Interview
    • Performance Agreement
  • Work Permit
    • Arrival
    • Building your Business in B.C.
  • Nomination
    • Final Report
    • Conditions of Nomination
    • Nomination
  • Permanent Residence
    • Applying for Permanent Residence
    • Work Permit Extensions

 

BC-Entrepreneur Immigration-Base Category View

Requirements

  • General Nomination Requirements
    •  Active Management: At the application stage, you must demonstrate your intention to actively manage the business. In order to be approved for nomination, you must demonstrate that you have been actively managing your business in B.C.
    • Residency: At the application stage, you must demonstrate your intention to actively manage the business. In order to be approved for nomination, you must demonstrate that you have been actively managing your business in B.C.
  • Personal Requirements
    • Immigration Eligibility: Please note that your application will not be approved if you are in Canada and do not have valid immigration status, or if you are working without authorization. 
    • Personal Net Worth: You must have a minimum of $600,000 in personal net worth, which includes your spouse or common-law partner, and your dependent children, if applicable. 
    • Business Owner-Manager and/or Senior Manager Experience : 
      • more than three years of experience as an active business owner-manager
      • If you have performed an active role in the management and operations of a company for which you have held 10 per cent or more ownership during the past five years. An active role means that you are personally involved in the day-to-day operations of the company and have direct involvement in decision-making.OR
      • more than four years of experience as a senior manager
      • If you have worked during the past 10 years for a company/organization as an active senior manager (with no business ownership, or business ownership of less than 10 per cent) supervising at least three full-time employees, and your National Occupation Classification (NOC) is Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A.
    • Education: 
      • a post-secondary credential (such as a degree, diploma or certificate from a licensed post- secondary institution).OR
      • experience as an active business owner-manager with 100 per cent ownership of the business for at least three of the past five years. The 100 per cent ownership of the business may be shared between you, your spouse or common-law partner, and/or your dependent child(ren).
    • Language Proficiency: you must have valid language test results to demonstrate a minimum language ability equivalent to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4.
  • Business Requirements
    • You must demonstrate that you will own at least one-third (33 1/3 per cent) of the business in B.C. If your proposed ownership is less than 33 1/3 per cent, you must make an equity investment of at least $1 million.
  • You must make an eligible personal investment of at least $200,000 in the proposed business within 610 days (approximately 20 months) of arriving in B.C. on a BC PNP-supported work permit.
  • You must create at least one new, permanent full-time equivalent (FTE) job for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada in the proposed business, within 420 days (approximately 14 months) of arriving in B.C. on a BC PNP-supported work permit.

Introduction

  • Preparation
    • Research community and business needs in B.C.
    •  Conduct exploratory visit to the community
    • Obtain a referral from the community
    • Online resources
  • BC PNP Registration
    • Registration Overview
    • Creating your Profile
    • Completing the Registration
    • Submitting your Registration
    • Registration Scoring
    • Qualified Pool
    • Invitation to Apply
  • BC PNP Application
    • NetWorth Review
    • Submitting your Application
    • Application Processing Fee
    • Application Assessment
    • Interview
    • Performance Agreement
  • Work Permit
    • Arrival
    • Building your Business in B.C.
  • Nomination
    • Final Report
    • Conditions of Nomination
    • Nomination
  • Permanent Residence
    • Applying for Permanent Residence
    • Work Permit Extensions

Quebec-Regular Skilled Worker-Foreign Student in Quebec View

Requirements

The following factors are considered when assessing your application:

Introduction

  •  You first must submit an expression of interest through Arrima. You can complete and update your expression of interest form at any time, free of charge.
  • If you receive an invitation and wish to continue with the process, you must apply for permanent selection and send the Ministère the supporting documents required to process your application.
  • The Government of Canada will evaluate your medical records and those of your family members, and conduct a security check.
  • If you meet all the requirements, you will be issued a permanent residence visa by the Government of Canada.

Saskatchewan-Experience-Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker View

Requirements

  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job is required to be in the following National Occupation Classification (NOC) occupations:
    • NOC 8431: General Farm Worker
    • NOC 8432: Nursery and Greenhouse Worker
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter; and
  • Have worked for more than six months for the employer offering you the job, with a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Your permanent, full-time job offer must be for the same position that you have been working in for the past six months.
    • The SINP is piloting criteria changes over 2019-2021 for specific semi-skilled occupations. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply if you have proof that you previously worked in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months as a General Farm Worker or Nursery and Greenhouse Worker.
    • Your work permit must be for one of the following programs:
      • Seasonal Agriculture Worker Program;
      • International Experience Canada; or
      • Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
  • Have completed the equivalent of a Canadian secondary school education (high school) or above, as demonstrated by a valid Educational Credential Assessment.
  • Have a minimum language score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 if your job offer is in a NOC 'C' occupation.

Introduction

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan-Experience-Skilled Worker With Existing Work Permit View

Requirements

  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer. The job is required to be in National Occupation Classification (NOC) Matrix "A", "B" or "0"; or in a designated trade;
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter; and
  • Have worked for more than six months for the employer offering you the job, with a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).Your permanent, full-time job offer must be for the same position that you have been working in for the past six months.
  • Have a minimum language score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 if your job offer is in a NOC 'C' occupation.
  • Have proof of eligibility for Saskatchewan licensure if your occupation is regulated in Saskatchewan and requires mandatory (compulsory) certification or licensure. To see if your intended occupation is regulated in Saskatchewan, go to Regulated Occupations and Licensing Requirements.

Introduction

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.