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Any Canadian citizen, permanent resident or any person or corporation residing in Canada can request access to records of government institutions based on the Access to Information Act. You can choose this service to obtain submitted application files, the visa officer's notes for an application and/or reasons for a visa decision.
The Alberta Express Entry Stream allows the province of Alberta to nominate qualified candidates from the Government of Canada's Express Entry pool.
The Alberta Express Entry is a provincial nomination program (PNP). The Accelerated Tech Pathway speeds the immigration process for tech workers overseas and in Alberta who wants to permanently stay in the province.
The Alberta Farm Stream aims to attract farm owners/operators who plan to live in Alberta in order to purchase and manage their farming business.
Alberta's Graduate Entrepreneur Stream is designed for international students who have graduated from approved Alberta post-secondary institutions. Applicants establish or operate a business in Alberta on a work permit, and can then apply for Canadian permanent residence.
The Alberta Opportunity Stream is a provincial nomination program (PNP). This program is for temporary foreign workers have a full-time job offer from an Alberta employer and already has a work permit, while meeting its education, language and financial requirements. This is the most popular Alberta PNP.
The BC PNP Tech Program is an expedited program for candidates who are qualified for both the British Columbia Provincial Nominee -International Graduate program and the Express Entry program.
The BC PNP Tech Program is an expedited program for candidates who are qualified for both the British Columbia Provincial Nominee -Skilled worker program and the Express Entry program.
The BC PNP Tech Program is an expedited program for candidates who are qualified for BC PNP-International Graduate program.
The BC PNP Tech Program is an expedited program for candidates who are qualified for BC PNP-Skilled Worker program.
The BC Entrepreneur immigration streams target foreign nationals with demonstrated experience owning and operating businesses who wish to invest their finances and expertise in business opportunities in the province of British Columbia.
The BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration — Regional Pilot is an immigration pathway for foreign nationals looking to start and run a business in smaller communities across British Columbia.
British Columbia Strategic Projects targets successful foreign-owned companies that wish to establish a new branch or operation in BC.
The British Columbia Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Worker stream prioritizes the nomination of immigrants who have semi-skilled work experience in the province along with an offer of employment from a BC employer.
British Columbia Healthcare Professional stream prioritizes the nomination of immigrants who have an offer of employment from a public health authority in BC and who will be able to make lasting contributions in the healthcare labour sector.
The British Columbia International Graduate stream prioritizes the nomination of immigrants who have an offer for skilled employment and who have completed post-secondary education in Canada.
The British Columbia International Post-Graduate stream prioritizes the nomination of immigrants who have recently completed graduate-level education from an eligible British Columbia institution.
British Columbia Skilled Worker category is for individuals who have received an eligible job offer in a skilled occupation. Workers are expected to have several years of experience in their skilled occupation.
Business Incorporation is an additional service offered by SuperVisas that helps entrepreneurs overseas incorporate their business in Canada. This is typically part of a visa or immigration application.
Business plans is an additional services offered by SuperVisas that helps prospective business owners write a comprehensive business plan to facilitate their visa or immigration applications such as Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP), Start-up Visas, Intra-company Transfers (ICT), Self-employed Visas, Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) owner Operators. For this, applicants will need to hire a professional that is well versed in business plan writing and the requirements of the particular visa or immigration application.
C11 Work Permit is a unique work visa for foreign entrepreneurs, business owners, and investors to come to Canada to do business. Self-employed entrepreneurs and business owners in Canada operating their businesses under the C11 work permit may eventually become eligible for permanent residence in Canada.
C20 Reciprocal Employment Work Permit allows foreign workers to take up employment in Canada when Canadians have similar reciprocal opportunities abroad. C20 work permit holder may also obtain permanent residence in Canada in the future.
This is a special and temporary visitor visa application for Ukrainians and their family member. Applicants are exempt from government fees and they can also receive a Canadian open work permit that lasts up to 2 years upon their arrival in Canada.
U.S. and Mexican citizens can apply for this program to come work or conduct business in Canada if they have a Canadian job offer and will work in an eligible occupation. The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) allows workers, traders, and investors to come to Canada without going through the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process which takes months.
EEBC-Healthcare Professional Category of the BC Provincial Nominee Program helps physicians, specialists, nurses, and allied health professionals put their valuable skills to work in the province and get permanent residence.
The Express Entry International Graduate category of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program provides a way for candidates in the federal Express Entry pool who graduated from a university or college in Canada, and who also have a job offer in BC, to obtain permanent resident status in Canada.
The British Columbia Express Entry International Post-Graduate category allows graduates with a Master's or doctorate (PhD) degree in the natural, applied or health sciences who have completed a valid graduate program of study at an eligible post-secondary institution in BC in the last three years to settle in BC permanently.
The British Columbia Express Entry Skilled Worker category of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) provides a way for candidates in the federal Express Entry pool who also have a job offer in BC to obtain permanent resident status in Canada.
An Employer-Specific Work Permit lets temporary foreign workers work in Canada under specific conditions. Applicants will need a job offer from a Canadian employer.
The Express Entry program is a Canadian immigration system for skilled individuals, allowing them to quickly become permanent residents and take advantage of Canada's great job opportunities, diverse culture, and high standard of living.
Through this family sponsorship application, Canadian citizens and permanent residents can sponsor their common-law partners (along with any of their children) to immigrate to Canada.
Through this family sponsorship application, Canadian citizens and permanent residents can sponsor their conjugal partners (along with any of their children) to immigrate to Canada.
Through this family sponsorship application, Canadian citizens and permanent residents can sponsor their biological or adopted dependent child(ren) to immigrate to Canada.
Through this family sponsorship application, Canadian citizens and permanent residents can sponsor their spouse (along with any of their children) to immigrate to Canada.
The Federal Self-Employed Persons Program is a Canadian immigration program designed for foreign entrepreneurs working in the arts and sports industries.
The Canadian Open Work Permit allows foreign workers to work in Canada without an employer job offer. Individuals who qualify for a Canadian temporary public policy-based open work permit may apply for this visa as well.
International Skilled Worker: Saskatchewan Express Entry program enables the province to nominate individuals who are already in the Express Entry pool and who have the necessary education, in-demand skilled work experience, language ability, and other factors to help them settle successfully and integrate into Saskatchewan’s labour market and communities.
The intra-company category permits international companies to temporarily transfer qualified employees to Canada for the purpose of improving management effectiveness, expanding Canadian exports, and enhancing competitiveness in overseas markets. Employees may immigrate to Canada after gaining Canadian work experience.
The Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) - Establish a New Business program is a program under Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program that allows entrepreneurs and investors who wish to establish a new business in Canada to apply for a LMIA to support the hiring of their work permit or permanent residence applications.
The Global Talent Stream is a program that allows Canadian employers to hire highly skilled foreign workers in certain in-demand occupations more quickly and efficiently. It is a type of LMIA applications.
The LMIA Permanent Residency Stream is a program under Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program that provides foreign workers with bonus points to apply for permanent residence.
The LMIA Recruitment Service is an additional service that helps business owners hire foreign workers by navigating through Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA) to either start the work permit or permanent residency process.
The Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) - Work Permit is a program under Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program that allows Canadian employers to hire foreign workers by obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). Once approved, the foreign worker may apply for their Canadian work permit.
Through the Entrepreneur Pathway, Manitoba can recruit and nominate qualified business professionals from overseas who have the intention and financial capacity to move to the province and establish or purchase a business or create a partnership with an existing business in Manitoba.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program’s Farm Investor Pathway allows individuals with farm business experience and sufficient capital to immigrate in order to establish and operate a farm in the province.
The Manitoba International Education Stream – Graduate Internship Pathway is open to international students with a master's degree or doctoral degree from a Manitoba post-secondary institution who are registered in internships that contribute to innovation in the province.
The International Student Entrepreneur Pilot is targeting foreign nationals who have recently graduated from a Manitoba post-secondary institution and who have at least 6 months of experience owning and managing a business in Manitoba to pursue entrepreneurship rather than employment.
The Manitoba Skilled Workers Overseas category is for qualified skilled workers who may be outside of Canada but who can demonstrate a strong connection to the province.
The MB International Education Stream – Career Employment Pathway prioritizes international graduates who find long-term employment in Manitoba in an in-demand occupation that aligns with their educational credentials and training.
The New Brunswick Entrepreneur Program is a business immigration program for experienced foreign entrepreneurs ready to establish or purchase for expansion, operate and actively manage a business while living and settling in New Brunswick permanently.
The province of New Brunswick is now accepting EOIs (Expressions of interest) under the New Brunswick Express Entry Stream from international students from any designated institutions located in New Brunswick in a program that is eligible for a PGWP.
The NB Express Entry Stream of the NB Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) connects to the federal Express Entry system and will increase your chance of being issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
If you want to immigrate to Canada and you have a job offer from an employer in New Brunswick, the New Brunswick Skilled Worker stream might be a good choice.
The New Brunswick Strategic Initiative (NBSI) stream is one of New Brunswick's PNP streams that does not require the candidate to hold a job offer to be eligible, but will need to have good language proficiency in French.
The Express Entry Skilled Worker Category is a path to permanent residence for those intending to reside permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador. Applicants must be accepted into Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry pool, have a job offer in Newfoundland and Labrador, and intend to reside permanently in this province.
The International Entrepreneur stream of the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLNP) welcomes foreign business people with the finances and management experience to own and operate a business in Newfoundland.
The Newfoundland and Labrador International Graduate category is for recent graduates who have a Post-Graduate Work Permit and a job or job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer.
The International Graduate Entrepreneur category of the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLNP) allows graduates of Newfoundland post-secondary institutions to apply for permanent residency if they have at least one-year of experience owning and managing a business in the province.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Skilled Worker category is for international workers and prospective immigrants who have skills that are beneficial to the labour market. Eligible applicants are required to have a guaranteed offer of employment from a local employer, or be currently working in the province on a valid work permit.
The Business Stream of the NTNP seeks to attract individuals with business expertise and considerable investment capital to settle in the Northwest Territories and enhance their economic environment.
The Northwest Territories Employer Driven Stream-Entry Level/Semi-skilled occupations stream is specifically designed to target workers in semi-skilled and unskilled occupations.
The Northwest Territories Employer Driven Stream-Skilled Worker Express Entry program allows the Northwest Territories to use the federal Express Entry immigration selection system to help address labour market shortages through the recruitment of foreign nationals.
The Northwest Territories Employer Driven Stream-Skilled Worker program targets candidates who have received an offer of employment in a skilled position from an NWT employer.
The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) Entrepreneur Stream is designed to target experienced business owners or senior business managers who want to live in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry provides a pathway to permanent residence for highly skilled applicants who have worked for a Nova Scotia employer for at least one year.
The International Graduate Entrepreneur (IGE) Stream is open to recent graduates of a recognized university in Nova Scotia or the Nova Scotia Community College who have already started or purchased a business in the province.
The Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities stream provides a pathway to Canadian permanent residence for Express Entry candidates who meet specified labour market needs in the province.
The Labour Market Priorities for Physicians (LMPP) stream is one of Nova Scotia's PNP streams that invites Express Entry candidates that have a job offer for a physician position.
The Nova Scotia Occupations In Demand stream targets hopeful newcomers with job offers to work in in-demand occupations in Nova Scotia.
Internationally-trained doctors and specialists with the necessary skills to fill healthcare positions in Nova Scotia may be eligible to apply for permanent residence in Nova Scotia under the Physician Stream.
The Skilled Worker stream is designed to assist Nova Scotian employers to recruit international workers in order to fill gaps in the labour force.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Entrepreneur Stream is designed to attract individuals who are looking to implement a new business initiative or buy an existing business in Ontario.
Ontario's Masters Graduate Stream gives international students, who have graduated with a master's degree from an eligible university in Ontario, the opportunity to immigrate permanently to Ontario without the requirement of a job offer.
The Ontario PhD Graduate stream gives international students, who have graduated from a PhD program at an eligible university in Ontario, the opportunity to immigrate permanently to Ontario without the requirement of a job offer.
The Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream targets foreign nationals with skilled work experience who possess a valid job offer from an Ontario employer.
The Ontario Employer Job Offer In-Demand Skills Stream gives foreign workers with a job offer in a target occupation the opportunity to live and work permanently in Ontario.
Ontario Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream targets foreign nationals who have completed a Canadian educational credential and who have a job offer from an Ontario employer.
The French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) allows Ontario’s immigration authorities to nominate candidates in the federal Express Entry pool with French and English abilities for immigration to Ontario.
Ontario's Human Capital Priorities Stream targets foreign skilled workers in the Express Entry pool with the necessary education, work experience, language proficiency, and other characteristics to settle and become economically established in the province.
The Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) allows skilled trades workers with work experience in an eligible trade to settle permanently in Ontario through the federal Express Entry immigration system.
An open work permit lets you work for most employers in Canada. This program is for spouse, partner and dependent children of someone who has status in Canada.
The Parent and Grandparent Super Visa helps parents and grandparents visit their children or grandchildren in Canada, for up to 5 years at a time during a 10-year time period.
For international students who want to study in foreign countries, the first step is to apply to a school. SuperVisas helps students apply to over 2,000 partner schools in Canada and the United States, from elementary to post-graduate programs like a Masters degree program.
Candidates who are eligible to enter the federal Express Entry pool and are interested in living and working in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) may apply to the PEI Express Entry category.
This program highlights special pathways to permanent residency for eligible Hong Kong residents who are currently in Canada.
This is the second step in getting Canadian permanent residence through Provincial Nomination, whic allows Canadian provinces and territories to nominate individuals for permanent residence who wish to live and work in their particular province or territory.
This is the simplest and quickest way to get an open work permit in Canada after finishing your studies at a designated learning institution in Canada.
Foreign workers with at least two years of relevant experience in semi-skilled and unskilled occupations may be eligible to apply for the Critical Worker stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP).
Recent graduates from an approved PEI post-secondary institution who are currently working in the province with a valid Post-Graduate Work Permit can take advantage of the International Graduate program.
If you have a job offer in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island (PEI), you may be able to immigrate to Canada through the PEI PNP Skilled Worker Outside Canada stream, part of the Labour Impact category.
If you are interested in immigrating to Prince Edward Island and would like to invest in and run a business, you may be eligible for a nomination for permanent residency through the Work Permit Stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP).
The Saskatchewan Farm Owner and Operator program is for experienced farmers with a large capital who are looking to invest in a farming operation and settle in Saskatchewan.
The SINP Young Farmer Stream is a substream of the Farm Owners and Operators. This substream is for farmers under the age of 40 who wish to establish farms in Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan Health Professionals program is for physicians, nurses or other health care workers who have worked for at least six months in Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Hospitality Sector Project program is for food and beverage servers, food counter attendants, kitchen helpers or housekeeping and cleaning staff in Saskatchewan. They must have been working for at least six months in the province.
Saskatchewan International Graduate Entrepreneur Category is for international graduates of eligible post-secondary institutions in Saskatchewan, who are planning to start a business. Approved candidates must operate and manage a business in Saskatchewan for at least a year to be eligible for a provincial nomination for permanent residence.
If you want to immigrate to Saskatchewan, Canada and have a skilled job offer, the Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker Employment offer sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) could provide you a route to Canadian permanent resident status.
Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker: Occupation In-Demand program is for skilled workers who have experience in one of Saskatchewan's in-demand occupations. No job offer in the province is required under this sub-category of International Skilled Worker immigration.
The Saskatchewan Long-Haul Truck Drivers program is for those who have been working at an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan for at least six months.
Saskatchewan Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit program is for semi-skilled workers who have been working for more than six months on a valid work permit for the employer offering them employment or who have previously worked in Saskatchewan for at least six months and have a permanent full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer.
Saskatchewan Skilled Worker With Existing Work Permit program targets skilled workers in Saskatchewan who have been working in the province on a valid work permit for a minimum of six months and who have received a permanent offer of employment for that position.
The Saskatchewan Students program is for students who graduated from a post-secondary institution anywhere in Canada, and who worked in Saskatchewan for at least 24 months. Students who graduated from a Saskatchewan institution need to have worked in the province for just 6 months.
Under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba- International Student Working Graduates category, applications are accepted from qualified international student graduates who are currently working in Manitoba and have been offered a permanent job with their Manitoba employer.
Under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba- Temporary Foreign Workers category, applications are accepted from qualified temporary foreign workers who are currently working in Manitoba and have been offered a permanent job with their Manitoba employer.
The Skilled Worker stream is employer-driven, allowing Island employers to fill high-skilled positions that they are unable to fill through the local job market.
The Start-up Visa Program is a program that allows foreign entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada to establish and grow their business, with the support of designated Canadian organizations. It targets innovative entrepreneurs with high-growth potential businesses.
A study permit is required to study in Canada. There are a number of eligibility criteria such as enrolment in a designated learning institution (DLI), financial proof, no criminal record and good health.
This program is for international students who are currently studying in Canada and whose study permit is about to expire, to apply for an extension to continue their studies in Canada. The extension will be granted based on the approval of the student's study plan and the compliance with the conditions of the initial study permit.
Student Direct Stream (SDS) allows international students from certain countries to apply for their study permit faster. Students need to meet additional requirements applying through SDS.
This program is only for international students who are returning to Canada. International students often needs to renew their temporary resident visa (TRV), so that they may re-enter Canada.
Most travellers need a visitor visa to travel to Canada. The visitor visa lets you stay in Canada for up to 6 months at a time. It's a single-entry or multi-entry visa determined by visa officer.
Eligible Hong Kong residents can apply for a 3-year open work permit, designed to give highly educated Hong Kong residents the opportunity to gain valuable employment experience and make significant contributions to Canada. This program expires on February 7, 2023.
This is an optional work permit under the International Mobility Program, before an applicant submit their Start-Up Visa (SUV) application for permanent residence.
The Yukon Nominee Program (YNP) offers an Express Entry-aligned program for skilled workers with a permanent, full-time job offer in Yukon.
The Yukon Business Nominee program targets entrepreneurs looking to establish a new business in Yukon, or purchase an existing business in the territory.
Under this stream, Yukon employers may nominate foreign nationals working in skilled occupations for Canadian permanent residence.