Canada Permanent Residency Program for Workers and International Graduates
The Canada permanent residency program is now open for application. This was announced by the Government of Canada. The Government gave the roadmap for this program. The program will see over 90,000 essential temporary workers and international graduates make their way to Canada.
Applications are welcomed from eligible persons. The eligibility is in two categories, International graduates and essential workers from across the globe.
This announcement will go a long way to help the country achieve its 2021 Immigration Levels Plan. The plan is to see Canada welcome 401,000 new permanent residents. The main aim is that the skilled newcomers and international graduates welcomed will help the economy. In that, they will help create jobs and drive long-term growth in the Canadian economy.
Requirements For Eligibility: Canada Permanent Residency Program
To qualify for this, workers must have at least 1 year of Canadian work experience. The experience should be gotten from a healthcare professional. If it’s not in this profession, another pre-approved essential occupation would be welcomed.
To qualify for this, International graduates must have completed an eligible Canadian post-secondary program. The completion date must be within the last 4 years. And as such not earlier than January 2017.
Applicants are to get a more detailed explanation of all eligibility requirements within the public policies.
As announced, from May 6, 2021, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will begin accepting applications.
Categories Of The Program
The applications will fall under the following 3 streams:
For health care, a total of 20,000 applications for temporary workers.
For other selected essential occupations, a total of 30,000 applications for temporary workers.
Then for international students, a total of 40,000. Eligible applicants must have graduated from a Canadian institution.
Deadline for Application
Applications into the various categories will remain open until November 5, 2021. Alternatively, until they have reached their acceptance limit. With this, about 90,000 new permanent residents will be admitted. And that will be done under these 3 categories.