Planning to migrate to Canada? Are you familiar with the different types of Canadian visas? The visas for Canada are mainly divided into two segments
- Permanent Residence Visas
- Temporary Residence Visas
Permanent Residence Visas – Permanent Residence Visas, allows you to reside in Canada as its permanent residence for a stretch of 5 years along with your family. During this tenure, you can live, work, study and travel across the country and enjoy all social and legal facilities and rights similar to that of a citizen.
Sub –Categories of Permanent Residence Visas
Federal Skilled Workers Visa (FSWC) – This is completely a skilled based visa category for people aspiring to migrate to Canada. The candidates are judged on the basis of their educational qualification, professional skills, proficiency in English/French and the years of work experience they have. The candidate must score at least 67 out of 100 in all the categories and must have at least 1 year of work experience.
Canadian Experience Class Visa- This is another category of Permanent Residence Visas. This is completely suitable for overseas workers who migrate to Canada for job opportunities. The candidates require proficiency in English and French and must have the experience of working in Canada for at least one year.
Sub –Categories of Temporary Residence Visas
Student visa– Students opt for student visas to migrate to Canada for studying. This is one of the temporary residence visas that are offered to eligible students on offering documents like passport, proof of their past education, age etc., proof of fund required to sustain, study and educate themselves in Canada and the admission letter from Canadian institute they have enrolled with.
Work Permit – This is another form of temporary visa where the applicant must provide the document confirming his employment with a Canadian employer. The employer has to follow these processes
- Advertise the job in the newspaper and ensure it is advertised at least for a months’ time.
- Submit proof that no Canadian citizen is qualified enough for the job
- Apply to the HR authorities of the LMIA before he receives the permission to hire an overseas worker.
The work-permit is granted to the applicant only after this.
For more information on different types of visa required to migrate to Canada, contact the Kansas immigration consultants today.