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Overview of the Skilled Worker Program
The board of Immigration Refugee Citizenship Canada (IRCC) uses the Canadian Express Entry system to intake suitable and eligible skilled workers for diversified industries purely on a point basis. The candidates who are found with the highest score will be shortlisted and sent an Invitation To Apply (ITA) letter to carry on with the process of getting into their suitable Canadian province under anyone of the following skilled worker category
- Federal Skilled Worker
- Federal Skilled Trades
- Canada Experience Class
- Provincial Express Entry Categories
- Bilingual and favourite language training nation
The federal skilled worker program follows a specific procedure to categorize the top-ranking applicants to enter into Canada it includes individual evaluation of both the applicant and the dependent (if included) for every single parameter.
Similar to skilled worker program every province of Canada including Quebec will follow unique selection criteria to pick-in the right candidate who could be a perfect value addition to the province and actively contribute to the economic development of the nation on whole.
Canada also welcomes business people to immigrate and settle in its provinces by doing business or venturing any firms, the immigration board specifically look out the prospect of the applicant, the scope of their business model and also evaluate their strategy in adapting to Canadian conditions of political and economic laws and undertaking any firms that are currently not doing well.
The Canadian government created the Startup Visa Program in April 2013 with the sole intent of intaking energetic and innovative entrepreneurs who could highly contribute to the development and business transformation of Canada. This is a five years pilot program which is made permanent in March 2018 that provides permanent residence to eligible entrepreneurs who have an innovative thought process.
Under the Self-Employed Class, immigrants can establish themselves as a renowned self-employed professional by pitching up their talent or venturing their organization in a selective province. They must have relevant prior experience to make themselves eligible for applying under this category.
Quebec Investor Immigration is the only program that allows financially sound and well-experienced business people to do passive investment in its province on any running enterprises. To become an eligible investor one must meet the following basic criteria
- Must have legally acquired net worth equivalent to CAD 2 million.
- Must hold relevant experience in running a business or managing it by holding a top management position.
- Must be ready to invest CAD 1.2 million in the organization or firm that they acquire.