Immigration to the Provinces
In the event that one wishes to migrate to one of the Canadian provinces as a provincial nominee, the immigration procedure is a two step procedure. The first step is to obtain a nomination and complete the provincial nomination process of the particular province where you wish to settle. The Immigration Department of the particular province in which you wish to settle will consider your application based on the immigration needs of the province taking into account the employment and business opportunities that you provide and your genuine intention to settle in the province.
Once you have obtained the nomination of a specific province, a separate application needs to be filed with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent residence.
The exception to the two-step process is the province of Quebec which has its own immigration selection process for skilled migrant workers and business visas – see: www.canada.ca and www.immigration-quebec-gouv.qc.ca.
It should be noted that provincial nominees are NOT assessed according to the selection factors of the Express Entry visa programs as detailed above.
For information on how to become nominated by a particular province in the skilled migration category or the business category, please refer to the following:
British Columbia: www.welcomebc.ca
New Brunswick: www.welcomenb.ca
Newfoundland and Labrador: www.nlpnp.ca
Northwest Territories: www.immigratenwt.ca
Nova Scotia: www.novascotiaimmigration.com
Prince Edward Island: www.princeedwardisland.ca
Yukon Territory: www.education.gov.yk.ca
You may be eligible for a number of different visa categories. Each visa category has different requirements and obligations so that it is best to seek professional advice in order to select the visa most beneficial and suitable to your circumstances.
Kangaroo Migration Services is a company that has for many years dealt with and continues to deal with immigration and the obtaining of all types of visas (short term and long term) to Canada.
Please feel free to contact us to discuss with our representative the options available to you and/or to complete our questionnaire and send it to us.
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