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why immigrate to canada

here are few good reasons to immigrate to canada

Canada ranked #1 country in the world for quality of life. This politically and economically stable country always welcomes Immigrants and provide them with equal opportunities as their citizens.

Now is the right time for one to apply for Permanent Residency through Express Entry System and settle in this beautiful country.

cultural diversity

1 out of 5 people in Canada are immigrants. It's Immigrant friendly policies bring in more people than any other country in the world

quality education

Canada is home to some of the best universities in the world. These universities attract thousands of international students every year. Also the education is completely free for children up to Grade 12

free healthcare

You heard it right. There is no such thing as medical expenditure in Canada. The public healthcare system is exemplary and covers most of your medical expenses

It's safe & peaceful

Canada is one of the most safe and peaceful country in the world. There is no political instability and anti-immigrant policies in this country

There are more than 80 immigration pathways to Canada.

Here is the list of the most popular and essential immigration categories explained in the most simplified way: 

Canadian Immigration Pathways

Categories

 

Applicable for

 

Programs

 

 

Economic & Business Immigration

 

 

Skilled professionals

 

lExpress Entry

lProvincial Nominee Programs

lQuebec Immigration 

lInvestor Programs (Quebec Investor program)

lEntrepreneur programs ( Start-up Visa, Quebec Entrepreneur program)

lSelf-Employed Programs (Federal Self-employed, Quebec Self-employed)

lCaregivers Program 

lAtlantic Immigration Pilot 

lRural and Northern Immigration Pilot 

lAgri-Food Pilot 

 

 

Family Sponsorship

 

 

Family members of Canadian permanent residents and citizens

 

 

lSpouse or common-law/ partner

lDependent child ( biological or adopted

lParents and grandparents 

lOrphaned brother/ sister/ nephew/ niece

lOrphaned grandchild

 

 

Humanitarian & Refugee

 

 

Refugees and other immigrants

 

 

lEconomic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP)

lA group of five (G5)

lThe Blended Visa Office-Referred Program 

 

 

Caregiver Programs

 

 

Caregivers seeking work and permanent residency

 

 

lInterim pathway for caregivers

lHome Support Worker Pilot

lHome Child Care Provider Pilot 

 

The Sandpiper Visas team can assist you in selecting the appropriate visa program based on your requirements and eligibility.

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The following are popular routes to get permanent residence in Canada:

lExpress Entry

lProvincial Nominee Program

lFederal Skilled Worker

lFamily Sponsorship

lQuebec Skilled Immigration Program

lAtlantic Immigration Pilot

lBusiness Immigration Program

lStudy Visa

lWork Permit

Express Entry

Express Entry is one of the fastest Canadian immigration programs that offers permanent residence in Canada. It is an all-in-one visa program that follows a points-based system known as the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). 

 Your profile scored by CRS must be eligible under one of Canada’s three federal streams:

lFederal Skilled Worker (FSW) 

lFederal Skilled Trades (FST) 

lCanadian Experience Class (CEC)  

 

In order to apply, the applicants must qualify under the following eligibility criteria:

lExperience (2 years)

lQualified for one of the visa programs under Express Entry

lEnglish language test (6 bands in IELTS)

lFulfill health requirements

lSufficient finances to support one’s stay in Canada

 

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what is Canadian express entry system

Here is everything you need to know about getting Permanent Residency through Canadian Express Entry! 

General info

Canada Express Entry is the most popular immigration system offering Canadian permanent residence, introduced by the federal government in January 2015 to replace the old “first come, first served” process. 

Express Entry is a regulatory system that manages the application of skilled foreign workers applying for Canada permanent residence.

CRS points are awarded on the basis of experience, skills, provincial/ territorial nomination and other criteria.

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Express Entry is not an immigration program in itself, it is actually an online system created to manage Canada’s immigration applications intake. 

xpress Entry is not an immigration program in itself, it is actually an online system created to manage Canada’s immigration applications intake. Applicants who meet eligibility criteria submit an online profile known as an Expression of interest (EOI), under one of 3 federal Canada immigration programs or a participating provincial immigration program, to the Express Entry Pool.

Your profile scored by CRS must be eligible under one of Canada’s three federal streams:

  • Federal Skilled Worker(FSW) 
  • Federal Skilled Trades(FST) 
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
 

The processing time for PR applications usually take anywhere between 6-12 months.

All skilled immigration applicants that are eligible for the Express Entry System will be placed into the pool of candidates. Candidates in the pool are then ranked using the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The CRS is used to determine which applicants in the pool will be invited to apply for permanent residence.. Candidates’ profiles are ranked against each other according to a points-based system called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The highest-ranked candidates will be considered for an invitation to apply (ITA) for permanent residence. Those receiving an ITA must quickly submit a full application and pay processing fees, within a delay of 90-days.

The CRS is a points-based system that gives a score to a candidate based on the information in the candidate’s profile. These scores allow candidates in the pool to be ranked against each other. Using below factors, applicants will be given a score out of a maximum of 1,200 points. The highest ranked applicants will be offered an invitation to apply for permanent residence (ITA) during period draws.

  • Skills
  • Work experience
  • Language ability
  • Language ability and education of the applicant’s spouse or common law partner
  • Possession of a job offer supported by a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment
  • Possession of a provincial government nomination for permanent residence
  • Certain combinations of language skills, education and work experience that result in a higher chance of the applicant becoming employed (skill transferability).

Only applicants with the following types of work experience may apply for immigration under the Express Entry System.

  • Skill Type 0 (Management Jobs)
  • Skill Level A (Professional Jobs)
  • Skill Level B (Technical Jobs and Skilled Trades)

The CRS prioritizes applicants who are likely to successfully settle and have a positive economic impact within Canada. For this reason, having an approved job offer or a provincial nomination for permanent residence will have a very positive impact on an applicant’s score.

Having an approved job offer in a managerial field (National Occupation Classification 00) is worth 200 points, while all other job offers (NOC O, A, B) is worth 50 points. Both points allocations will serve to significantly strengthen a candidate’s profile.

A provincial nomination will automatically result in 600 points being given to an applicant. This allocation of points will almost always guarantee that a candidate will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence.

eligibility criteria
eligibility points calculator
Age
Education
Language Proficiency
12 Points Maximum
25 Points Maximum
28 Points Maximum
Work Experience
Adaptability
Arranged Employment
15 Points Maximum
10 Points Maximum
10 Points Maximum

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

The Canadian Provincial Nominee Program allows individuals to immigrate to a specific province or territory in Canada. Each province and territory in Canada carry out their individual PNPs to fulfill their economic and demographic requirements.  

Canadian provinces with their own PNPs:

Alberta

British Columbia

Ontario 

Quebec

Manitoba

Nova Scotia

Saskatchewan

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Prince Edward Island

Yukon

Basic steps to apply for Provincial Nominee Program:  

lChoose the province/ territory of your choice and go through their specific visa requirements

lSubmit an application

lThe qualified candidates receive a Provincial Nomination Certificate

lApply for permanent residence; online if PNP is aligned with Express Entry; paper-based if not aligned with Express Entry.

 

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benefits of having permanent residence visa

Being a Permanent Resident of Canada will entitle you to receive host of benefits a typical Canadian Citizen would receive

Family migrating to different country

citizenship

Permanent Residents can apply for Canadian Citizenship

Healthcare

healthcare

PR's will get the same healthcare coverage as Canadian Citizens

Quality Education

social benefits

Free high quality Education and other social security benefits like tax benefits etc.

Work Anywhere

live, work, study

With PR, you can live, work and study anywhere in Canada

Freedom

protection & freedom

You are protected under Canadian law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

High paying job

booming economy

Your career and personal growth is guaranteed with Canada's booming economy

Want to immigrate to Canada?

Here is how choosing Sandpiper Visas as your visa consulting partner will benefit your visa application:   

lSandpiper Visas has successfully served 10K+ clients with their Canadian immigration.

lWe thoroughly evaluate your visa application and guide you all the way.

lHelp you choose the best suitable visa program for you.

lWe assess your application free of cost and establish your eligibility as per age, qualification, skills and experience.

lDocumentation and professional consultation.  

lPost-immigration assistance with 24/7 support. 

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other visas you can apply for

Planning for a business or short trip? Here are the other Canadian Visas you can explore

tourist visa

tourist visa

If you are planning meet a friend or family in Canada or looking for a casual trip to explore the beauty of Canada, this is the visa you should apply for. This visa is valid for up to 6 months
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business visa

business visa

With booming tech industry and world's leading cities, Canada is a must visit destination for many businessmen. You can stay up to 6 months in Canada with the Business Visa
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student visa

student visa

Canada is home to some of the best universities in the world. Apply for Student Visa and start studying in the university of your choice
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work visa

work visa

Through The Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), you can become a Permanent Resident of Canada if you meet the eligibility criteria mentioned in the National Occupational Classification
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