When we are interested in something, we read about it and gather information. Even when we have ideas and there are many reading materials, surely we still have many questions. We collected the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Canada Immigration. Believe it or not, there are so many and that is why we will share blogs with you on this in several parts. So, let’s start.
How to become a permanent resident of Canada?
This is a matter of finding which immigration program suits your experience and background. Canada’s immigration programs are a multitude that bases on age, education and work. Net worth and willingness to invest in Canada is also a factor, especially with business immigration programs.
Which is the fastest way to immigrate to Canada?
Express Entry program is the most common stream but strangely, it may not be the fastest way. So far, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has a record of two to three months processing time. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) and programs managed by Express Entry have their applications processed with an average of six months.
What are the requirements when immigrating to Canada?
Canada has a wide variety of immigration programs. The requirements depend on the program or type of visa you choose to apply for. Some have lenient and few conditions while other programs have a full page of requirements.
Moreover, all applicants trying to enter Canada need to meet the inadmissibility criteria. This can include security reasons, human or international rights violations, crime involvement, misrepresentation or identity theft and among others. Medical reasons and financial incapacity can be factors for inadmissibility too.
How much money do you need to immigrate?
It also depends on your program or visa preference. In general, you need to have sufficient proof that you are self-reliant and can support yourself in Canada. The table below shows the minimum amount you need to immigrate. The more, the better.
Is it difficult to immigrate to Canada?
Yes and no. If you are diligent and patient working on your application, it is easy. Easiness also applies when you know the particular program you qualify for, giving you bigger chances of a positive result. Canada has over 100 visa programs where you can be entitled. Having a licensed immigration consultant can guide you through the process and make it simpler for you.
These are just a few intermittent questions that we usually encounter with hopeful immigrants to Canada. We will share more of this in our next blogs. For special cases and if you need more clarification, let Loft Immigration help you provide further information in applying for a Canadian Permanent Residency status. You contact us via telephone at +1 (647) 390-2283 or visit our website at www.loftimmigration.com. Follow and like us on Facebook and Instagram – Loft Immigration – Licensed.