Canada, provides the guiding light to thousands of people who are willing to immigrate and settle along with PR.
Canada offers tailor made simplified 100 different economic class pathways for Indian immigrants who are seeking to relocate to Canada permanently.
As per Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan 2021-2023, it aims to welcome over 400,000 new permanent residents every year. Under this plan, India has become to be an important partner in reaching this goal.
Before corona pandemic, one-quarter of the new immigrants are from India. Now the immigration patterns are resumed to normal as the country eased COVID-19 travel restrictions. Canada expects to welcome 100,000 new permanent residents from India per year.
How to migrate to Canada from India?
Canada has resumed direct flights from India since September 27, 2021. The Canadian government has also updated its rules and regulations for COVID screening at the port of entry. You may go through the latest government guidelines before migrating to Canada.
As per the records on July 5, 2021, fully vaccinated travelers are qualified with few exemptions to quarantine measures and testing, if the individual meets the following criteria:
You can also get up-to-date travel information in this website.
Immigration programs offered by Canada
The immigration programs in Canada serves as the basement for continued economic growth. It aims to bring people, customs and traditions, rituals and culture in order to lead the current Canada. Government policy.
All the provinces of Canada have the authority to implement their own provincial immigration programs (PNP) to fill their labor market needs.
People who are looking to immigrate from India have several different programs which help to get permanent residency in Canada. Some of the most popular programs include the following:
Express Entry Program
In 2019, 46% of all the invitations went to Indian nationals through the Express Entry program. The procedure to get permanent residence in Canada through the Express Entry program includes the following:
Check the eligibility criteria
You can check your eligibility through the Y-Axis Canada Skilled Immigration Points Calculator.
The candidates should meet the minimum requirements which includes:
Arrange the necessary documents
You have to provide all the necessary documents which includes:
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Submit your profile
After submission of all the documents required, you will be placed in the Express Entry pool. In the due course it allots score for every candidate using a points-based system based on their skills, educations, language ability and other factors.
Candidates having the best score will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency. Moreover after receiving the ITA, you will have 60 days to submit your application.
Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
The Provincial Nomination Program is another program for skilled workers which helps you to immigrate to a province and become permanent residents.
Each province of Canada has designed different streams and requirements which targets particular groups such as
Applying for Provincial Nomination Program (PNP)
Applying for the PNP depends upon the stream of interest. Few streams need a paper-based application while others use an online process through Express Entry system. You also need to pass a medical test and police verification which is a part of PNP application process.
In few cases you also need to provide your biometrics (fingerprint and photograph) as part of the application program. For more details you can visit Canadian Government website to get assistance for finding details about Biometric site near you.
In addition to Express Entry Program and Provincial Nomination Programs Canada has more than 100 different economic class pathways, along with other range of options which includes Family Sponsorship Streams available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who wish to bring their loved ones to Canada from India.
For more details regarding migrating to Canada, you can visit Y-Axis website, where our professionals will assists you with all the possible ways to migrate to Canada permanently.
Financial preparations to lead a life in Canada
Before moving to Canada, you need to prepare yourself financially so that it supports you with the expenses for few months.
If you are applying through Express Entry, you have to provide proof of funds. This will demonstrate that it supports your stay and other expenses when you enter Canada.
Open an international bank account in Canada
You need to create a Canadian bank account in your name and transfer the money to Canada. To get the bank account, you need to book an appointment with Scotia bank to create the account.
You also need to get a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) from a Canadian financial institution. For this, Scotiabank offers a StartRight Program that is used to show the proof of funds. You need to deposit $50,000 CAD before immigrating. After depositing, you will receive an email confirmation for funds deposited to show as Proof of Funds upon arrival in Canada.
The StartRight program will help you to access
Indian students need to get a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) from a Canadian financial institution. For this, Scotiabank offers a Student GIC Program that is used to show the proof of funds. To avail of all these, you need to arrange the following documents:
By following all these paths, you can easily migrate to Canada permanently.
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