Permanent Residence in Canada

A permanent resident is a person who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada, but is not a Canadian citizen. Permanent resident is a citizen of other country.

Permanent residents have the rights to

  • live, work or study anywhere in Canada;
  • get most social benefits that Canadian citizens receive, including health care coverage;
  • apply for Canadian citizenship.

Permanent resident cannot vote or run for political office.

Federal Skilled Worker Program is a good opportunity to obtain Canadian permanent residence. The Federal Skilled Worker Visa is designed for individuals who have the qualifications, skills or experiences to fill Canada's skill shortages.

Benefits of Federal Skilled Worker Program in Canada

  • if you meet the requirements of the program you can get PRP in 6 months;
  • you can live in any province;
  • low cost of immigration.

Eligibility criteria

  • educational credential assessment
  • 1 year of skilled work experience
  • pass the language ability exam for one of Canada’s two official languages – English and French
  • possess suitable settlement funding
  • minimum 67 of 100 points.

Federal Skilled Worker Program assess your selection factors and assign an overall score out of 100.

Six selection factors

  • Language skills points
  • Education points
  • Work experience points
  • Age points
  • Arranged employment in Canada points
  • Adaptability points.