How to Apply for Canada PR from Malaysia

Canada has been a hotshot destination for many immigrants because of its lenient PR policies. It provides various opportunities to immigrants to gain Canadian PR i.e. work and settle in the country. In order to immigrate to Canada and apply for Canadian PR visa, candidates need to fill the Canada Visa application form in order to proceed further.

There are various ways through which the Malaysians can gain the PR of Canada or Permanent Resident of Canada . Moreover Canada PR provides various opportunities to enjoy benefits as the citizens of the country and finally gain the citizenship of the country.

What is Canadian Permanent Residency?

Canada Permanent Resident is an individual who has been given the permanent resident status by the Canadian government under immigration to Canada rules. A point to be noted here is that an individual may enjoy some benefits as citizens of the country but they are not the actual citizens of the country. Permanent residents are the citizens of other countries.

An individual, who is in Canada temporarily, like a student or person on tourist visa, is not considered as the permanent residents.

Benefits of Canada Permanent Residency

There are various benefits for Canadian Permanent Residency an immigrant can enjoy. Following are those visas:-

a) Work, live or study anywhere in country.

b) Receive social benefits including health coverage.

c) Get a protection under the Canadian law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

d) Can apply for Canadian citizenship.

A Canadian permanent residency holder can live outside the country but ought to live in Canada for  2 years in the past 5 years period. Candidate who live outside of Canada for a longer period, they may lose the status of permanent residency.

How to apply for Canada PR?

There is a specific way through which a person can apply for Canada PR visa. In order to be eligible and attain the Canadian PR visa candidates need to apply under the relevant category of visa and have to fulfill the necessasities under any of the selected visas. Following are the ways through which a candidate can apply for the Canadian permanent residency (PR).

✍ Express Entry

Under the express entry visa process, skilled immigrants who are capable of being the Canadian permanent residency are considered under this category. This is done on the basis of the candidate’s ability to settle in the country and contribute in the economy.

The Express Entry is an electronic system under which the federal government, Canadian employers and provincial governments are involved. Canadian Express Entry is divided into three immigration programs which divide the candidates as per their skills. Following are the immigration programs:-

1. Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)

The candidate’s who possess the trade skills as an alternative to educational qualification are considered under the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). Under this visa the candidates with job offers or an appropriate certification are allowed. Candidates take up the high demand occupations like Construction, Agriculture, Technical Jobs, Industrial etc. in the province.

2. Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)

Under Federal Skilled Worker Class stream candidates are selected according to various criteria. Following are those criteria:-

a) Age

b) Experience

c) Education

d) Language Requirements (English/French)

e) Adaptability

f) Arranged Employment

3. Canadian Experience Class (CIC)

Canadian Experience Class stream is for candidates who hold the work experience in Canada. The category serves well for the candidates who have get customized to Canadian work place. Candidates need to have experience in one of the occupation listed under the CEC occupation list. They should career atleast 1 year of experience with proficiency in English.

✍ Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Under the  provincial nominee program, candidates can immigrate to any of the provinces of Canada in which they are nominated. It gives extra 600 points in the CRS scoring system which helps to receive and Invitation to Apply (ITS) and the process of Canada permanent residency at a faster rate. There are various sub-streams of different PNP programs which means they get their candidates through Expres Entry. Following are different PNP Programs:-

1. British Columbia PNP program

2. Alberta PNP program

3. New Brunswick PNP program

4. Manitoba PNP programs

5. Newfoundland and Labrador PNP program

6. Nova Scotia PNP program

7. Ontario PNP program

8. Saskatchewan PNP program

9. Prince Edward PNP program

10. Yukon PNP program

11. Quebec PNP program

Every province has its own occupation list and points calculator. Candidates need to have experience in any of the jobs listed in in-demand occupation list and score points according to the points calculator or any of the provinces they intend to immigrate to.

✍ Work Visa

The Canadian Work Visa is one of the most aspired visa by immigrants for permanent residency. Every year there are many people who come to Canada through temporary and permanent work visas. In order to be eligible a candidate should fulfill the eligibility requirements. Following are the sub categories under which the work visa considers the candidates:-

1. Temporary Workers Program

In order to come and work in Canada, candidates need to have the Canadian Work Permit. A candidate can work on temporary basis under the following categories:-

a) LMIA based visa

b) Working Holiday

c) Student Visa

2. Permanent Workers Program

If a candidate wants to apply for Permanent Workers visa, the candidate needs to apply through Express Entry system and gain the Canadian Permanent Residency. Following are the sub categories under the permanent workers program:-

a) Federal Skilled Trades Program

b) Federal Skilled Worker program

c) Canada Experience Class

✍ Business Visa

The business visa for Canada provides opportunity for businessman to invest in the country and a chance to be a permanent resident. In order to be eligible a candidates needs to fulfill the eligibility criteria in order to go forward in the permanent residency visa process.

This visa divides the businessman into various sub classes in order to know the type of business and moreover every sub category has its own criteria to fulfill. Following are those sub categories:-

a) Start up Visa program

b) Self Employed Persons program

c) Immigrant investment venture capital (IIVC) pilot program

For more information call the Corporate Hotline: +91-7042184185/Email your related queries on info@makevisas.com.

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