Thousands of Indians have migrated to Canada from all parts of the country the reason? Its Canada’s easy immigration process and policies, number of immigration programmers to choose from, job satisfaction, world-class education system, and employment opportunities that have made thousands of Indians choose and move to Canada to create a promising future for them.

WHY MIGRATE TO CANADA?

Employment opportunities:

You would be surprised to know that in May 2020 Canada added close to 200000 new jobs, these include software developers, specialised engineers, doctors, truck drivers… etc. Did you know? Canada has the highest minimum hourly wage in the world at $12 per hour.

The workforce in Canada is way less compared to India which means less competition and more opportunities of growth, Canada also has shortage of workers in certain selective fields, unlike India. Canada is set to welcome close to 1million newcomers by the end of 2022 in fields like agriculture, manufacturing, professional services.

Live in Vibrant cities and beautiful environment:

Canada has close to 40 national parks and approximately 30,000 lakes; it also has the best air quality in the world. Most of the regions in Canada are underpopulated the reason being they are far away from the major cities. People who are interested in moving to these towns are given various incentives to do so. Canada has some of the best landscapes to enjoy and explore when you need to rewind and relax.

Free excellent healthcare & education:

Canada has one of the best public healthcare systems in the world along with well-trained and best medical staff and if you immigrate to Canada you will have access to all necessary healthcare at no cost.
Even the primary and secondary in Canada are free of cost for your children to attend it. You can be sure of the Canadian education that your children will have a bright future.

CANADA IMMIGRATION PROCESS

Free excellent healthcare & education:

Canada has one of the best public healthcare systems in the world along with well-trained and best medical staff and if you immigrate to Canada you will have access to all necessary healthcare at no cost.
Even the primary and secondary in Canada are free of cost for your children to attend it. You can be sure of the Canadian education that your children will have a bright future.

Canada is recognized for having some of the best and forward-thinking immigration programs. You have a list of programs through which you can apply to migrate to Canada.

  • Through Express entry program
  • Through Quebec selected workers program
  • Through entrepreneur/ self-employed person
  • Through provincial nominee program
  • Through Saskatchewan truck driver pilot
  • Through Agri-food pilot
  • Through Atlantic immigration pilot
  • Through Manitoba program

Let’s look at specifications of these programs in brief.

Express entry program:

It is the most popular way among Indians to obtain a permanent residency visa in Canada. To qualify for this immigration program you must be skilled and have relevant experience in a professional managerial or technical job. The visa processing time under this is somewhere around 6 months or less.

Quebec Skilled Worker program:

Quebec has a separate provincial nominee program of its own, the reason behind starting this was to encourage more and more immigrants to Quebec and settle there without getting into the hassle of lengthy immigration otherwise.

With the help of this program, the skilled workers can apply for Quebec Selection certificate. It is usually preferred for a candidate to have a valid job offer for one migrate in Quebec but it is not necessary.

Entrepreneur/self-employed:

British Columbia provisional nominee program is considered the best option for entrepreneurs and investors who wish to obtain permanent residency in Canada. You also get permanent residency option for the family (spouse and children below 18 years), you can also enjoy benefits such as free education for children, health care benefits, tax benefits… etc.

Provincial Nominee program:

This program was created to attract skilled immigrants to certain provinces that are facing talent shortages or facing situation of underemployment. If you are someone who has some relevant experience in field of technology, health care, marketing, and finance you might want to apply through provincial nominee program.

Some of the good provinces to apply for under this program are- Ontario, Manitoba, Quebec, Nova Scotia. These are best suited for individuals who wish to move to a particular province based on their preferences.

Saskatchewan truck driver pilot:

Saskatchewan is the province responsible for a major chunk of Canada’s agriculture production and usually has requirements for truck drivers. Many Indians utilize this immigration program dedicated for truck drivers and apply to immigrate through this.

Agri-food pilot:

You only become eligible for this program if you have worked in Canada on a farm and your employer wishes to hire you on a full-time basis then you may be eligible to apply through this program.

Atlantic immigration pilot

The participating provinces are New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Labrador. You have 3 programs to apply through for immigrating in Canada and settling into one of these amazing provinces.

  • Atlantic high skilled program
  • Atlantic intermediate skilled program
  • Atlantic international graduate program

However, you will need to have a valid job offer from an employer who must be situated in one of the above-mentioned provinces.

Manitoba provincial nominee program

This program is best suited for someone who is an entrepreneur or an investor and wants to settle abroad. This program requires you to set up, purchase/ partner up existing business. You need to have settlement funds, minimum language skills and full commitment to stay in Manitoba only.

LET’S CHECK THE ELIGIBILITY

Each of the programs which we discussed above has different criteria however there are few things common in the migration application

  • Professional profile
  • IELTS score
  • Educational profile
  • Reference and legal documentation
  • Supporting documentation

Note: this list is highly subjective and may change from time to time. We request you to talk to our experienced team of counsellors to get the latest information regarding the eligibility of various programs.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Once you are done selecting the immigration program and the eligibility check it’s time to collect the required documents, here is the list of the documents you may need, this is subjective list some documents may be/not be required depending on the program you apply through.

  • IELTS/TOEFL standard language test results
  • Proof of job offer
  • Valid passport
  •  Resume (CV)
  •  Proof of sufficient amount of funds (Bank statement)
  • 2 passport size photos
  • Family dependents basic information

You might feel overwhelmed looking at the programs, specifications, eligibility criteria … etc Dhruv helps applicants in selecting the right program and helping them thought the whole immigration procedure, our experienced team of counsellors will guide you at each and every step and also keep you updated with the recent changes related to specific programs, We will make sure that your Canada immigration journey is hassle-free