Want to get permanent residency in Canada, but disappointed with your low CRS score?
Well, you mustn’t loose the hope, as there are ways through which you can still make your way to the maple leaf country. Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have designed various immigration programs to help immigrants come to Canada. If you are not getting the response from express entry, there are other ways to try out.
Let’s take a look as to what are the ways you can get PR in Canada apart from express entry.
Provincial Nominee Programs
Almost all provinces and territories in Canada (except Quebec) have got their respective Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Through PNPs, different provinces have liberty to choose the skilled and experienced professionals to offer them permanent residency in their own province. PNPs work in coordination with federal government that allocates a definite quota of applications to every province for inviting the skilled workers from overseas. Key Provincial Nominee Program (PNPs) in Canada are as follows:
- British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)
- Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
- Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
- Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)
- Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP), etc.
Certain Provincial Nominee Programs also have Express Entry Stream, which is linked with the federal express entry system of Canada. The provinces can also select a skilled immigrant from Express Entry pool of candidates as well, if found suitable for their province.
Quebec Skilled Worker Program
Quebec is the major province of Canada that has its own immigration program called Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). You can apply in QSWP through Mon Projet Quebec online system. If you are selected in QSWP, you will get the Quebec Selection Certificate, based on which you can apply for permanent residency in Quebec, Canada to Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Canadian Work Permit
Canadian work permit allows you to live and work in Canada on temporary basis for up to 4 years. However, you also have option to convert your Canadian work permit to the permanent residency under certain conditions. However, you first require the obtaining the employment offer from Canada to apply for Canadian work permit. Your Canadian employer also needs to get the LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) approval from Canada, for the job offer being offered to you.
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