How to Get Invited for Canadian Permanent Residency
Believe it or not, Express Entry is not the fastest way to immigrate to Canada.The provincial nominee program allows you to receive an invitation to apply for a Permanent Resident (PR) Permit of Canada within three months ( ITA) what would you do if you were told you could receive it?
That is correct! Canada’s Express Entry system has been one of the most popular ways to immigrate to Canada for over five years due to its convenience, effectiveness, and short processing time of just six months. However, it no longer holds the title of fastest processing time.
British Columbia’s Candidate Program is the city’s new rival. Many of you may be wondering, “How do I apply?” and “What’s Good About BC?” Let’s see how BCPNP can help him get his PR ITA in Canada in less than 3 months.
How To Get A Canadian Permanent Resident Candidate Program In British Columbia
The first step in obtaining the coveted Canadian Residency ITA is identifying the program that is best for you. We have already indicated that the British Columbia PNP is one of the fastest routes to permanent residency in Canada, but does it work for you and are you eligible?
Who can obtain permanent residency in Canada under the Provincial Nominee Program?
The goal of Canada’s immigration policy is to facilitate the entry of foreigners with the necessary skills, qualifications and work experience to contribute to economic growth. The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) allows state and territory governments to select qualified workers based on specific infrastructure and economic needs.
Eleven of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories PNPs have different categories and stream standards. To be considered eligible for a Canadian PR through the PNP, you must be Canadian eligible and meet her PNP requirements for the province or territory of your choice. However, our main goal is for her to receive an invitation within three months, so this article will focus on her PNP in British Columbia. If you don’t want BC, you can explore the Provincial Nominee programs available.
How to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residency in British Columbia
As with any visa application, the first step is to confirm your eligibility for the program you wish to apply for. There are 4 BCPNP categories to choose from, but only 3 of them guarantee an invite within 3 months.
- BC Express Entry Category.
- BC Skills Immigration category. and
- Pilot for BC Tech.
British Columbia Express Entry
To be eligible for BC Express entry into Canada, you must meet a few simple requirements. Any of the three programs that operate under the Express Entry system: the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trade Program (FSTP), or the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and have qualifications in any of the four must be Streams that fall under this BC category. Express Entry Skilled Worker Program;
- Express Entry International Graduate Program;
- Express Entry PNP International Graduate Program. again
- Express Entry PNP Healthcare Professional Program.
To qualify, you must have an Express Entry profile, a job offer, English or French proficiency, sufficient funds for your deposit, and work experience using the Healthcare Professional Program.
How to apply
There are two ways to apply. The first is directly through Express Entry. Once you’ve created your profile, you’ll need to express your interest in the state or territory of your choice (in this case, British Columbia). However, the procedure using this technique can take approximately 6 months.
The second option is to submit your application directly through BC’s online registration portal. This reduces processing time. Although you will need to create an Express Entry profile, submitting your application directly to the province will spare the provincial government from searching through the pool of candidates for your application. Additionally, when draws are held every two weeks, you won’t necessarily need to worry about meeting the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score.
British Columbia Skills Immigration
You must choose one of the five streams listed below and confirm that you meet its requirements to be eligible for the BC Skills Immigration category:
- Skilled Worker Stream;
- Healthcare Professional Stream;
- International Graduate Stream;
- International Post-Graduate Stream; or
- Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Stream.
You must have a job offer in the tourism/hospitality, long-haul trucking, or food processing industries, meet the minimal language, educational, and settlement fund requirements, and have at least nine continuous months of relevant work experience in British Columbia to be eligible for the Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Stream.
Just to make sure you know, applying directly through the BC PNP Online Registration portal will result in quicker processing and will help you avoid the long wait times associated with the PNP paper application procedure, which might take up to 19 months to complete.
How to apply
If you are applying through the Skilled Worker, Entry Level, Semi-Skilled, or International Graduate School (SIRS) streams, you must be enrolled in the BC Skills Immigration System. This points-based system allows the Government of British Columbia to access and analyze job listings, language skills, salaries, education and locations in British Columbia.
Then, similar to the Express Entry method, you will receive a registration score and the applicant with the highest registration score will be included in the drawing pool to receive her ITA. If approved, you will receive a provincial nomination to apply for permanent residency with Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). If successful, she will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency in Canada, which she has 30 days to accept.