Foreign skilled workers and professionals are greatly needed in Canada.One of the objectives of Canadian immigration is to welcome skilled newcomers who will contribute to Canada's growing economy. Skilled workers that settle in Canada on a permanent basis are especially valuable to the Canadian workforce.
Successful applicants of the Skilled Worker Immigration programs wil receive a Canadian Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa.
As a skilled worker or professional, there are several options for you to consider. You can either apply under the federal program or, if you know which province/territory in which you plan to reside, you can make your application through one of the provincial programs.
- Federal Skilled Worker: For skilled worker applicants who intend to reside in any province or territory, except Quebec.
- Quebec Skilled Worker: For skilled worker applicants who wish to immigrate to the province of Quebec.
- Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) Skilled Worker: Many Canadian provinces have created specific skilled worker programs for those intending to live and work in their particular province or territory. These are fast-track Canadian Immigration (Permanent Residency) programs.
Canadian employers are actively seeking foreign skilled workers to join their workforce. If you can obtain a job offer from a Canadian employer, you may qualify for fast-track Canadian immigration application processing.
Visit the Work in Canada section for more details.
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