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Ontario-Employer Job Offer Stream-In-demand Skills Stream View

Requirements

  • The job offer must be for a full-time and permanent position. Full-time means the job must be a minimum of 1,560 hours a year and a minimum of 30 hours of paid work per week.
  • The position offered can be in any location in Ontario (inside and outside he Greater Toronto Area) and must be in one of the following occupations in National Occupation Classification (NOC) Skill Level C or D:
    • NOC 3413 - nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
    • NOC 4412 - home support workers and related occupations, excluding housekeepers
    • NOC 7441 - residential and commercial installers and servicers
    • NOC 7511 - transport truck drivers
    • NOC 7521 - heavy equipment operators (except crane)
    • NOC 7611 - construction trades helpers and labourers
    • NOC 8431 - general farm workers
    • NOC 8432 - nursery and greenhouse workers
    • NOC 8611 - harvesting labourers
    • NOC 9462 - industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
  • The pay of the job offered must meet or be higher than the median wage level, for that occupation, in the specific region of Ontario where you will be working.
  • The position offered must be necessary to your employer’s business. 
  • The work you do while in the position of the job offer must occur primarily in Ontario
  • You must be able to understand, read, write and speak either English or French at a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 4 or higher.
  • You must have a Canadian secondary school (high school) diploma or credential, or its equivalent in another country.
  • You must intend to live in Ontario after you’ve been granted permanent residence. 
  • If you are applying from within Canada, you must have legal status (a visitor record, study permit, or work permit) at the time you apply and should maintain that status until the time of nomination.

Introduction

  • You have to apply online through the OINP e-Filing Portal
  • It takes about three hours to complete the application
  • You do not have to complete the application in one session, you can save your work and return to it later
  • You must submit your application within 14 calendar days after you register or your registration will expire (if it does, you can re-register provided we are still accepting new registrations under this stream)
  • You can complete the application yourself or have a representative complete it on your behalf
  • You have to pay to apply and the cost varies depending on where you will be working
  • You have to pay by  credit card, we only accept Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard and Mastercard Debit

Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities Stream for Physicians View

Requirements

  • Have an approved opportunity from the NSHA or IWK as either a general practitioner and family physician (NOC 3112) or a specialist physician (NOC 3111);
  • Provide a copy of a signed Return for Service Agreement with the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness indicating commitment to live and work in Nova Scotia for a minimum period of two years;
  • Receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Nominee Program within the Express Entry system;
  • You must provide documentation to show that you have education and medical training required for licensure in Nova Scotia: 
    • Proof of education in Canada (e.g., copies of your diplomas/degrees, transcripts)
    • Proof of your completed foreign educational credentials (e.g., copies of your diplomas/degrees, transcripts) AND
    • a copy of an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) issued by the Medical Council of Canada (https://mcc.ca/services/repository/educational-credential-assessment/).
  • You must provide official language tests showing that you meet the minimum language proficiency level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 
  • Meet the minimum work experience requirements of the Express Entry stream for which you have qualified;
  • Demonstrate sufficient funds to successfully establish yourself and your family in Nova Scotia and to pay your immigration costs and travel expenses; and have legal status in your current country of residence.

 

Introduction

  • You must create an Express Entry profile within Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s online Express Entry system before you apply to the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Your Express Entry Profile Number is necessary for your application. A Job Seeker Validation Code may also be required.
  • Gather and prepare all your application materials. Submit supporting documents as PDF attachments;
  • After your application is received and subject to application volumes, NSOI will review your application to ensure that it is complete and meets eligibility criteria before it is accepted for assessment. If your application is not complete or if you do not meet basic eligibility requirements, your application may be returned.
  • Once you are nominated, you will have 30 days to accept the nomination within the Express Entry system.
  • Following acceptance of the nomination with the Express Entry system, you will receive an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence by IRCC. 

Manitoba-Skilled Worker Stream-Skilled Worker Overseas View

Requirements

Temporary Foreign Workers:

  • The offer of long-term employment must be from the same employer for whom you have been working full-time for the required time period.
  • You must have all qualifications for the position including training/education and any required licence or certification.

International Student Working Graduates:

  • You attended an authorized education or training program at a public, or registered private vocational, post-secondary institution in Manitoba. (Language programs are specifically excluded.)
  • Your academic/vocational program was full-time and at least one academic year in duration.
  • You successfully completed your program and were awarded a diploma, degree or certificate.
  • You have been continuously working at least six months for the same employer who has offered you a permanent (long-term) full-time job.
  • You have a valid post-graduation work permit from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

 

  • Your connection to Manitoba through employment is stronger than ties you may have to another Canadian province.
  • You demonstrate in a Settlement Plan your intention and plan to live, work and establish your work and family life in Manitoba as a permanent resident.
  • You have all qualifications and the English or French language proficiency to fulfill the duties of your job. 
  • * Minimum language for lower-skilled occupations: If your job is classified as lower skilled (NOC C or D) you must submit in MPNP Online valid results of an MPNP-approved language test demonstrating official language proficiency at CLB 4 (NCLC 4, French) or higher in all test categories according to the MPNP’s CLB Language Grid. To be considered valid, your test must have been taken no more than two years prior to the date you submit your MPNP Online application. NOC C and D jobs include lower-skilled workers in the trades, primary and manufacturing industries, sales and services, and certain clerical and assistant categories.

Introduction

Manitoba-Business Investor View

Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of full time work experience in the past five years either as an active business owner or working in a senior management role of a successful business. Business owners are given higher points in comparison to senior managers. Business owners must have at least 33 1/3% ownership to qualify for points.
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 5
  • Minimum Canadian high school certificate equivalent
  • Minimum investment is $250,000 for businesses situated in the Manitoba Capital Region.
  • Minimum investment is $150,000 if a business is situated outside of the Manitoba Capital Region.
  • The proposed business must create or maintain at least one job for a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident in Manitoba (excluding owners of the business and/or their close relatives).
  • A Business Plan is required and is an integral part of the application. A business research visit allows the applicant to conduct extensive research of their future business investment or proposal. The Business Research Visit must be conducted no more than one year prior to the submission of your EOI.
  • Personal net worth: minimum of $500,000
  • After an application is approved, a Business Performance Agreement (BPA) must be signed prior to the MPNP issuing you a letter of support for applying for a work permit.

Introduction

    • The Self-Assessment Form will help you to determine your ranking score under the Entrepreneur Pathway.
    • The full assessment of your eligibility will be done by the MPNP after a complete application is received.

Saskatchewan-Farm Owner and Operator View

Requirements

  • Have a personal net worth of at least $300,000 (CAD) that can be confirmed. 
  • Have accumulated your net worth legally. We should be able to confirm this as well.
  • Be under the age of 40 at the time of your application.
  • Have at least three years experience in:
    • Farm ownership;
    • Farm management; or
    • Practical farming experience. 
  • Provide a documented proposal for a commercial Saskatchewan farming opportunity. Your proposal should be based on research, consultations or formal coursework relevant to Saskatchewan agricultural conditions. Hobby farms don't qualify. Also, the farming proposal should be a commercial project with a reasonable expectation of profit. In Saskatchewan, a qualified farming business must have a minimum of $10,000 CAD annual revenue.
  • In addition to all the above, you or your spouse must have marketable employment skills, based on education and experience that allows you to supplement your farming income.

Introduction

  • Submit your application by courier or in person to: Government of Saskatchewan Immigration Services Division Farm Unit Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program 7th Floor - 1945 Hamilton Street Regina, Saskatchewan CANADA S4P 2C8
  • Provide an up-to-date personal email address that can be used to communicate with SINP officers. If not, please not that processing times will increase due to the time needed for mail services. The SINP Application Review and Assessment Process:
    • Intake Once we have received your application, you'll receive a Letter of Receipt and file number. 
    • Pre-Screening Your application will be screened for completeness. Only applications that are complete in accordance with the Application Document Checklist and Country Specific Checklist (where applicable) will be accepted for SINP assessment.
    • If your application is considered complete, you'll be sent an Acceptance of Application and Request for Processing Fee letter. This letter will tell you how to make the $2,500 CAD application processing fee by wire transfer. If your application is considered incomplete, you'll be sent a Return of Incomplete Application letter. This letter will tell you what documents are needed to meet pre-screening requirements. The application will also be returned to you.
    • Application Processing Fee: Once we receive confirmation that you've paid the application fee, your application will be accepted for assessment.
    • Assessment and Optional Interview: Next, we'll evaluate your application using the eligibility criteria.
    • If we need more documentation to assess your application, we may issue you a request for more information. You must respond to this request within forty-five (45) days.
    • If we don't receive the documentation we ask for in the given time, your application may be closed and returned to you without SINP assessment. If we need more information or clarification to assess your application, we may issue a request for an interview with you.
    • We'll provide as much notice of the interview as possible, and will offer two available interview dates. Be sure to respond to the interview request in the time given in the request. If an in-person interview is not possible and you've provided information with the reasons you can't attend the interview in-person, other arrangements can be considered on a case-by-case basis.
    • If your application is approved for nomination, you'll be sent a Nomination Approval and Request for Deposit letter and a Business Performance Agreement
    • The letter will instruct you on how to make the refundable $75,000 CAD Good Faith Deposit by wire transfer. It will also provide you details with of the requirements of the Business Performance Agreement. This agreement is a legally binding contract.
  • Nomination:
    • Once you return the signed and dated Business Performance Agreement to the SINP, and we confirm that the Good Faith Deposit has been received, you'll be nominated.
    • We'll send you a nomination package including a Confirmation of Nomination letter and information on how to proceed with an Application for Permanent Resident Status with IRCC. If you request it, we'll also issue you a Temporary Work Permit Support letter.
    • This will give you the opportunity to come to Saskatchewan earlier to begin preparations for your farm establishment. Note that the SINP does not issue Temporary Work Permit Support letters for all applicants.
    • We'll send a Nomination Certificate to the appropriate IRCC Visa Post. Certificates are valid for six months.
  • After Nomination:
    • Applying for Permanent Residence
    • After you receive notice that you've been nominated by the SINP, you're responsible for submitting an Application for Permanent Residence to IRCC.

Prince Edward Island-Business Work Permit Program View

Requirements

  • have a minimum verifiable personal net worth of $600,000 which has been accumulated through legal and legitimate sources in your own right;
  • have a minimum investment of $150,000 
  • have a minimum education of secondary school equivalent;
  • be within 21-59 years of age at the time of application;
  • have transferable management skills and past employment or business ownership experience;
  • meet minimum language requirements equivalent to a CLB/NCLC 4(link is external); and
  • intend to live and work in PEI while providing day-to-day active and ongoing management of your PEI-based company
  • Attend an interview with staff from the Office of Immigration.
  • Meet the terms and conditions of the Performance Agreement signed with the Office of Immigration.

 

Introduction

  • If you meet the criteria listed above, you must first read the Business Application Guide,  then you or your representative must create a profile in the Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest system. Your profile will remain active for a period of six months.
  • If you are invited to apply you will receive an email notification that will include your file and instructions for submission of your file. 
  • If you are invited to apply you must  complete the application forms.
  • The complete application package, along with all supporting documentation and the $10,000 application fee,
  • After you are approved you will receive a letter of support from the province for a work permit.  You are responsible for submitting your application for a work permit to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada(link is external) (IRCC) along with your letter of support.  
  •  After you have fulfilled all of the terms and conditions of your Performance Agreement you will be issued a nomination certificate. 
  • You are then responsible for filing your Application for Permanent Residency with IRCC, who will assess it for admissibility factors.

Alberta Self-Employed Farmer Stream View

Requirements

  • Applicants must prove that they have farm management skills:
    • financial documentation of an existing farm business
    • documentation of education, training and work experience
    • a proposed business plan for the farming enterprise you are considering in Alberta
    • proof that a Canadian financial institution is willing to finance your proposed farming business
  • Applicants must be able to invest a minimum of CDN $500,000 of equity in a primary production farming business in Alberta.
    • Documents must be provided that show a minimum net worth of CDN $500,000 or confirmation of the ability to access to a similar amount of funds from other sources.
    • Applicants may be required to show the ability to invest more than the minimum.
  • Applicants must document their investment plans in a proposed business plan.
  • Applications representing the best opportunity for growth relevant to Alberta's agri-food targets will be given priority.

 

Introduction

  • Interested candidates must prepare a complete paper-based application. As the application requires applicants to provide evidence they have researched the farming environment in Alberta and Canada, candidates may wish to arrange an exploratory visit to Alberta prior to submitting an application.
  • All documents must be prepared in hard copy and submitted in a single envelope, by mail, to the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF) office, not the AINP office. 
  • The application requires significant documentation as well as forms proving that the applicant meets the stream requirements. The application requires documents proving the applicants farm management skills, financial resources, and proposed business plan. If AAF approves the application, the application will be forwarded to AINP for further assessment. 
  • If AINP also approves the application, Alberta will notify the applicant they have been selected for provincial nomination. Successful applicants will receive an official nomination package in the mail from AINP.
  • After receiving a provincial nomination an applicant has six months to submit a federal application for Canadian permanent residence

Quebec-Self-Employed Worker Program View

Requirements

  • Come to Québec to practice a profession or business activities, alone or with others, with or without paid help
  • Make a start-up deposit at a financial institution located in the region where you intend to practise your trade or profession:
    • C$25,000 start-up deposit if you intend to practise your trade or profession outside the Montréal Metropolitan Community (MMC) area
    • C$50,000 start-up deposit if you intend to practise your trade or profession in the MMC area 
  • Have minimum net assets of C$100,000 in conjunction, if applicable, with your accompanying spouse or de facto spouse, and proof of its source and lawful acquisition 
  • Have at least two years of experience as a self-employed worker in the profession or trade you intend to practise in Québec
  • Obtain, by the prescribed deadline, an attestation of learning about democratic values and the Québec values. The members of your family accompanying you (your spouse of 16 years of age or older and your dependent children of 18 years of age or older) must also obtain the attestation.

Introduction

  • 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.

Quebec -Investor Program View

Requirements

  • Have, alone or with your accompanying spouse or de facto spouse, legally acquired net assets of at least C$2,000,000, excluding any amounts received by donation less than six months before your application is submitted
  • Have management experience for at least two years in the five years preceding the application for selection. This experience must include duties related to the planning, management and control of financial, human or material resources under your authority. This does not include experience acquired in an apprenticeship, training or specialization leading to a diploma
  • Intend to settle in Québec
  • Sign an investment agreement with a financial intermediary (broker or trust company) authorized to participate in the Investor Program
  • Make a five-year term investment of C$1,200,000 with Investissement Québec - Immigrants Investisseurs Inc.
  • Obtain, by the prescribed deadline, an attestation of learning about democratic values and the Québec values. The members of your family accompanying you (your spouse of 16 years of age or older and your dependent children of 18 years of age or older) must also obtain the attestation.

Introduction

  • 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.

 

Quebec-Entrepreneur Program View

Requirements

  • You must settle in Québec to create or acquire and operate a business. 
  • You must make a startup deposit and a security deposit at a financial institution with an establishment in Québec with whom you have signed a deposit agreement: 
    • You must use the startup deposit to set up your business. The required amount is lower (CAD $200,000) if you set up your business outside the Montréal metropolitan area (CMM). A startup deposit of CAD $300,000 is required if the business is located in the CMM. 
    • The security deposit of CAD $200,000 serves as insurance that your business will actually be created. It will be refunded when you demonstrate that your business plan has been carried out. 
  • You must also have a minimum net worth of CAD $900,000, alone or with your spouse or de facto spouse, and you must demonstrate that this money has been legally acquired. 
  • You must present your project in the form of a business plan.
  • You must obtain, by the prescribed deadline, an attestation of learning about democratic values and the Québec values. The members of your family accompanying you (your spouse of 16 years of age or older and your dependent children of 18 years of age or older) must also obtain the attestation.
  • If you choose to create a business, you must own and control at least 25% of its equity capital. If you choose to acquire a business, you must own and control at least 51% of its equity capital. 
  • Your business must not be involved in any of the following activities:
    • Payday loans, cheque cashing, or pawnbroking 
    • Real estate development or real estate or insurance brokerage 
    • Production, distribution, or sale of pornographic or sexually explicit products or services related to the sex industry, such as nude or erotic dancing, escort services or erotic massages 
  • Your business 
    • Must have been in operation during the five years prior to your date of application

Introduction

  • 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.