Canadinan Immigration

What is the score required in IELTS for Canada Immigration?

2017-08-18T20:08:24-04:00August 18th, 2017|

A minimum overall band score of 6.5 is required with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component of the academic (NOT general) IELTS test. Individual graduate programs may require higher English language proficiency scores and may require minimum scores on individual components of the test.

How long can you stay out of Canada if you are Permanent Resident?

2017-08-18T20:09:07-04:00August 18th, 2017|

As a permanent resident, you may travel outside Canada after you arrive. However, you must meet certain residency obligations to maintain your status as a permanent resident. To meet these residency obligations, you must be physically present in Canada for at least 730 days (2 years) in every 5-year period.

What is PR Card?

2017-08-18T20:08:39-04:00August 18th, 2017|

The Permanent Resident card (PR card; commonly and originally referred to as the "Maple Leaf Card") is an identification document for permanent residents of Canada (formerly known as landed immigrants). It was introduced on 28 June 2002 upon the implementation of Canada's Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA).

What is an economic immigrant in Canada?

2018-01-09T17:09:55-05:00August 18th, 2017|

Economic immigrants are people selected for their skills and ability to contribute to Canada's economy, including skilled workers, business immigrants, provincial and territorial nominees and caregivers. In 2002, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act was introduced to replace the Immigration Act of 1976.

What are the Provincial Nominee Programs?

2017-12-22T20:48:14-05:00August 18th, 2017|

The Provincial Nominee Programs were established by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC, formerly CIC) to allow Canada's different provinces and territories to select individuals who indicate an interest in settling in a particular province/territory and who will be able to contribute to that province/territory's economic development. Most, but not all, provinces and territories of Canada participate in the Provincial Nominee Program.