Permanent Residence (PR) Process for Canada
It’s a life time dream for many of us to go abroad. There might be different reasons for this.
some of them go for better career opportunities, some for earning bucks and undoubtedly the common motive for all of us is to experience the Quality of life over there.
But, it is bit difficult to choose a dream country of yours
it is due to political, social and economic issues of that country.
In the process of searching immigrant friendly nations,
we found out Canada as the number one nation in terms of political stability, benefits for its permanent residents and economic growth.
ALSO READ: Benefits for Canadian Permanent Residents.
Let us now explore the process of getting permanent resident status for Canada.
The process of getting a permanent resident permit for Canada is a bit longer and complex compared to other countries.
It takes around 8 to 12 months of time to get PR. provided you crossed all stages of filtration.
Steps involved in Canadian Permanent Resident process:
Step 1: Check the occupation you are willing for in the NOC list here.
Step 2: Get your Educational Credential Assesment (ECA) done with a valid body.
This includes submission of study transcripts, course details, and relevant work experience documents.
Step 3: Apply your application through Express Entry Portal by the correct information it requested for.
Step 4: Check your CRS (Comprehensive ranking system) score. Here, CRS score plays a crucial role in application pick up.
So, be careful while applying for PR, If your CRS score is far less than the previous cut-off scores,
you need to wait and try your best in increasing CRS score. In case your application for PR is not picked up,
then your chances of getting PR diminishes in next years when you want to apply for.
CRS score is calculated based on following parameters:
- Education (Having Masters Degree in a good university is a plus)
- Work experience (1+ year is eligible, the more work experience you have the more score is credited)
- Language Proficiency (IELTS Score), etc.
Well, you can enhance the CRS score by following the tips provided here.
Typically cut-off for the CRS score will range from 450-500 to be in safe side.
Step 5: IRCC does draw in every fortnight, you need to wait for your draw to happen it may take from days to 2 months.
Step 6: If your draw gets picked up, you are invited to apply for PR.
Step 7: Finish the payment of visa fee and app fee. which is around $1050 (Canadian Dollars)
Step 8: Courier the true documents to the mentioned address in the invitation.
Step 9: Wait for next six months (You are not expected to as. kind of status to DIBP till a case officer gets assigned to you).
Step 10: By the end of six months, if you get a mail asking for additional docs; do submit else if you get a mail asking for original Passport a photos submission (90% Visa granted)
Step 11: Within 30 days you get a courier with your passport stamped.
Hurray, now your PR got Approved 🙂