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How to apply for Canadian Citizenship

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada How to apply   On this page Get an application package Pay your fees Submit your application Apply for citizenship urgently Get an application package The application package includes the instruction guide and all the forms you need to fill out. Use the instruction guide and the document checklist to make sure you don’t miss anything. Choose the application package for your situation: adult (age 18 or older) parent (or guardian) applying for a child (under age 18) minor (under age 18) without a Canadian parent applying alone adult

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Become a Permanent Resident as a Quebec-selected skilled worker

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada About the process This is the application process for skilled workers who want to become permanent residents of Canada and live in Quebec. Quebec has a special agreement on immigration with the Government of Canada. The province has its own rules for choosing immigrants who will adapt well to living there. To immigrate to Canada as a Quebec-selected skilled worker, you must apply in the following 2 stages: Apply to the Government of Quebec for a Quebec Selection Certificate (Certificat de sélection du Québec [CSQ]). The Province of Quebec will assess you,

What is the post-graduation work permit (PGWP) and how can I apply?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada You may be eligible for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) if you graduated from a designated learning institution (DLI) and want to stay in Canada temporarily to work. Not all DLIs make you eligible for a post-graduation work permit. Check the DLI list to find out which schools offer programs that make you eligible. Fees Post-graduation work permit (PGWP): $255 Processing time  Online: 95 days  Paper: 118 days  How long is a post-graduation work permit valid? How long your PGWP is valid for depends on the length of your study program. If

Get your Study Permit faster with Scotiabank Student GIC Program

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Some international students can get their study permits faster by using the Student Direct Stream. We process most Student Direct Stream applications within 20 calendar days, if you meet the eligibility. Who can apply To be eligible for faster processing through the Student Direct Stream, you must: be a legal resident living in: China India the Philippines, or Vietnam have an acceptance letter from a post-secondary designated learning institution prove that you’ve paid the tuition fees for your first year of study live outside of Canada when you apply have a Guaranteed

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How can I extend my stay as a worker in Canada?

All information provided are directly from IRCCImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada You should apply at least 30 days before your current status expires if you want to extend your stay as a worker in Canada. For more information, see the page Extending your work permit. Your employer may need to apply for a new Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), which is a document from Employment and Social Development Canada that says the employer is allowed to hire you. For more information, see the page Extend worker’s permit – Hire temporary workers. If you are exempt from the LMIA process, your employer will need to pay the employer

How can I get the invitation to apply for IEC?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Become a candidate If you want to travel and work temporarily in Canada as part of International Experience Canada (IEC), your first step is to become a candidate in one or more IEC pools. You should become a candidate as soon as possible, if you want to start working in Canada in the next 12 months. How to become a candidate This is a process where you: find out if you’re eligible by answering some questions, and if so, create a free online IEC profile. The answers you give us will

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How to apply for International Experience Canada(IEC)

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada You cannot apply for a work permit under International Experience Canada unless we’ve sent you an Invitation to Apply. If you’ve accepted an Invitation to Apply for a work permit follow these steps: You need to give your biometrics In most cases, you now need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) after you apply. Find out where biometrics fits in the application process. Complete the online form You can save the information in the online form and go back to it as often as you need to until you are ready to submit

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Express Entry – Six selection factors of Federal Skilled Worker Program

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada We use selection factor points to help assess your eligibility for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. We’ll assess your selection factors and assign an overall score out of 100. If you score 67 points or higher, you may qualify for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. If you meet the other requirements too, you can submit a profile to the Express Entry pool. Once you’re in the Express Entry pool, we use a different system to rank your profile. If you score lower than 67 points, you won’t qualify for the program.

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What is International Experience Canada (IEC)?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada International Experience Canada (IEC) provides youth with the opportunity to travel and work in Canada. If you’re eligible, you’ll be placed into one or more pools of International Experience Canada (IEC) candidates. You’ll get a message in your account that confirms you are in the pool(s).   Fees from $150 Processing time 8 weeks Eligibility To participate: your country of citizenship must have an agreement with Canada that allows you to apply for an IEC work permit, or you may be able to use a Recognized Organization. Eligibility requirements for some countries and categories

How to apply for Permanent Resident through Express Entry

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 1. Fill out the online form Your Express Entry invitation to apply is valid for 60 days only. You should start filling out the online form right away so that you can get all the information and documents you need before your invitation expires. Follow these steps to fill out the online form to apply for permanent residence: sign in to your account click the link to apply for permanent residence under Express Entry When filling out the form: all of your answers must be complete and true make

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Work off campus as an international student

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada On this page Who can work off-campus Get a Social Insurance Number to work in Canada How many hours can you work off-campus? Who can’t work off-campus If your study situation changed Working after you complete your study program Who can work off-campus You can only start working in Canada when you start your study program. You can’t work before your studies begin. You and your employer must make sure you can work off-campus without a work permit before you start working. If you start working off-campus but don’t

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How to extend your study permit

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada If you want to stay in Canada but you are no longer studying You have a few options: apply for a work permit, if you finished studying and are eligible for a post-graduate work permit apply to change your status and stay in Canada as a visitor or leave Canada. Fees Study permit (including extensions): $150 Restore your status: $350 Processing time ?  Online: 36 days When to extend your study permit The expiry date on your study permit tells when you have to stop studying. This date could be

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Get the right work permit for your situation

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Most foreign nationals need a work permit to work in Canada. If you’re not sure, you can find out if you need a work permit. Fees From $155 Processing time Varies by country Check application processing times Get the right work permit for your situation There are 2 types of work permits. Employer-specific work permit An employer-specific work permit lets you work in Canada according to the conditions on your work permit, such as: the name of the specific employer you can work for how long you can work the location

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Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) for Express Entry

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada How we rank your Express Entry profile The Express Entry system lets us create a pool of candidates who may be eligible to immigrate to Canada permanently. You must be eligible for one of the immigration programs in Express Entry to get into the pool. You get points based on the information in your profile, including your skills and experience. To be chosen from the pool and invited to apply, you need to have one of the highest-ranking scores when we send out invitations. If you are invited,

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Express Entry – How many points do I need to meet for the federal skilled worker selection grid?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada We use selection factor points to help assess your eligibility for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. We’ll assess your selection factors and assign an overall score out of 100.   If you score 67 points or higher, you may qualify for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. If you meet the other requirements too, you can submit a profile to the Express Entry pool. Once you’re in the Express Entry pool, we use a different system to rank your profile.   If you score lower than 67 points, you won’t qualify for the program.

What is the co-op work program and how can I apply?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Work as a co–op student or intern Eligibility Some study programs include work experience as part of their curriculum. You can apply for a co-op or intern work permit if: you have a valid study permit work is required to complete your study program in Canada you have a letter from your school that confirms all students in your program need to complete work placements to get their degree, and your co-op placement or internship totals 50% or less of your study program You aren’t eligible for a co-op work

Submit your Express Entry profile and get the invitation to apply

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 1. Fill out the online form If you want to come to Canada as a skilled immigrant, your first step is to submit your profile to the Express Entry pool. If you’re eligible, we will: place you in a pool with others who are also eligible give you a score and rank you using several factors invite you to apply to be a permanent resident of Canada (if you’re one of the top candidates) You can only apply online if we send you an invitation to apply. Completing an online Express Entry

What are the documents I need for Express Entry?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada You need certain documents at different stages of the Express Entry application process. Documents for your profile You don’t need to upload documents to submit a profile, but you may need information from some or all of these documents: passport or travel document language test results education credential assessment report if you’re applying through the Federal Skilled Workers program, or you want to get points for the education you got outside Canada provincial nomination (if you have one) written job offer from an employer in Canada (if you have one) Documents for

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Express Entry – Become a Permanent Resident

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada How Express Entry works Express Entry is an online system that we use to manage applications for permanent residence from skilled workers. Step 1: Find out if you’re eligible There are two ways to find out if you’re eligible for a program that is part of Express Entry: answer a few questions to see if you meet the minimum requirements read the detailed requirements for each program Step 2: Get your documents ready You need documents, such as language test results, to show that you’re eligible for Express Entry.

What is Biometrics?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Who needs to give their fingerprints and photo (biometrics) As of December 3, 2019, you need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) if you’re applying within Canada as a foreign worker (including extending your work permit) international student (including extending your study permit) visa-required visitor (including extending your stay) permanent resident If you receive a biometrics instruction letter, you can give your biometrics at a designated Service Canada location. This applies even if your application is being processed overseas. Make sure you follow all the steps to give your biometrics, including