Canada has one of the largest numbers of immigrants who obtain Canadian citizenship and settle in the maple leaf country. The country has a wide range of immigration pathways that offer foreign nationals the chance for a better life, better job opportunities, the opportunity to become a Canadian citizen, establish or own a business or travel throughout the country without any restriction.
A Permanent Resident status gives individuals the right to reside in Canada permanently. To attain a Permanent Residency, an applicant needs to go through an immigration program. Canada has many relaxed immigration programs that allow foreign nationals to attain Canadian PR.
Applicants who attain Canadian Permanent Residency gain access to a variety of benefits as listed below:
While moving to a whole new country, most of the migrants are worried about finding a job and the right to work freely in their new country. A Canadian PR visa gives this right to migrants and helps them to take care of their financial responsibilities. After becoming Canadian Permanent Residents, you have every right to legally live and work anywhere in Canada. This means you can easily move within the country from one province or territory to another and don’t have to work under a specific employer or in a specific province. Moreover, being economically stable, the country offers handsome wages.
Permanent Residents of Canada have access to the country’s world-class healthcare facilities and social services. The healthcare of the country is universal, meaning you get access to free medical care. Moreover, the Canadian government also offers pension and retirement benefits to its senior citizens.
The Canadian Education system is applauded all over the world for its quality. Permanent Residents of Canada enjoy free education up to Grade 12 for all children (until the age of 18 years). Moreover, when it comes to University education PR holders also enjoy reduced tuition fees. In addition to this, the government of Canada also organizes various courses for those who lost their jobs and want to start afresh in a new field. Aspirants can also benefit from such schemes and choose and gain a good-paying job.
Once you are a permanent resident, you can apply to sponsor your spouse, common-law partner, and dependent children to join you in Canada. If you immigrate through Express Entry, you can include your family in your application. Once your partner and child get their PR Visa, they become eligible for the benefits as enjoyed by a Canadian Permanent Resident.
Canadian PR is the very first step to becoming a citizen of Canada. If you have resided in Canada for three out of five years, you can apply for Canadian citizenship. Canadian permanent residence status is valid for five years which can be renewed. Those who become Canadian citizens get a Canadian passport, which is a highly respected travel document throughout the world. This means you can don’t need a visitor visa to explore most of the developed and developing nations of the world as most of the countries offer a visa on arrival to Canadian citizens. Moreover, in the European Union and other G-8 countries, the citizens of Canada can stay for a limited period without any specific visa permission.
Moreover, those working in Canada can benefit from the TN visa and can work in the USA or Mexico.
Section 6 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms grants mobility rights to Canadian Permanent Residents. This means you can freely move and settle within Canada and can easily pursue a new job, opportunity, or other types of livelihood throughout the country. So whether you want to explore different Beautiful destinations or want to settle in the province of your choice, you have every right to do. However, please make sure that candidates who get their ITA through the Express Entry Program can settle in any province, those who apply for PNPs will have to settle in the province that nominates them.
Canadian Permanent residents are known as landed immigrants. A landed immigrant is a person who has the status of Permanent resident and not Citizenship rights. Permanent Residents can also start their own business in Canadian following their successful immigration.
Businessmen and investors also get rewarding opportunities to establish their business in the maple leaf country. Moreover, the country boasts a variety of industries including Real Estate, IT, Tourism, Aerospace, Hospitality, Automobile manufacturing etc. Moreover, immigrants can also benefit from NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement). Also, business investors and entrepreneurs can utilize the banking & financial system and use it to expand their business interests worldwide.
You can invest in a franchise or start a new business with a sole partnership, proprietorship, or corporation without being a Canadian citizen.
The Economist named Canada as the most peaceful country across the world in 2007. Safety is a concern for many especially immigrants who are planning to settle in a whole new country. Well! Canada is a safe and secure destination, which is one of its most important benefits. The government of Canada ensures a high level of safety, especially for immigrants who are about to settle in the country permanently. The citizens and residents of Canada follow laws making the country one of the ideal destinations for immigrants from all over the world.
Under the Canadian Charter 6, Immigrants with permanent residency in Canada have all the rights to be protected by the government and authorities.
There are many different ways to attain Canadian PR, but the most common is through the Express Entry Program or a provincial nomination under the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). While those applying through Express Entry can choose to settle down in any part of the country, those applying through the PNPs must intend to reside in the province they receive a nomination from.
Candidates can either apply to the PNPs first, migrate through Express Entry, or can take both processes simultaneously.
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