Hundreds of people aspire to become permanent residents and receive their PR card in Canada, a land of opportunity, every year. In reality, year after year, the number of successful candidates in Canada has risen. The Canadian government plans to welcome 411,000 people to become permanent citizens by 2022, with that number projected to climb!
What is a Canadian Permanent Resident?
A permanent resident is someone who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada but is not a Canadian citizen. Permanent residents are citizens of other countries. A person in Canada temporarily, like a student or foreign worker, is not a permanent resident.
Determine if you’re eligible for a Permanent Resident Status
Calculate your Express Entry score in the CRS system. Add up all of the points you’ve earned by looking at the categories of age, education, official language competency, second official language, and work experience in Canada. Applicants must also demonstrate that they have the financial resources to sustain themselves and their families unless they can already work legally in Canada or have a valid job offer from a company.
Who is eligible to apply for permanent residency?
Anyone can apply for permanent residency in Canada, but only those who are qualified will be accepted. Your: will evaluate you to see if you are qualified for permanent residency.
2. Educational level
3. Ability to communicate in an official language
4. Second official language
5. Work experience in Canada
In 2022, how do you become a permanent resident of Canada?
Depending on which path you select, the requirements and procedural steps fluctuate, so it’s vital to learn more and consider speaking with an immigration professional. You will be handed a PR Card once you have been accepted or invited to become a permanent resident of Canada.
Obtaining a Permanent Resident Card in Canada
You can use your permanent resident card to prove that you have PR status in Canada. When returning to Canada on a commercial vehicle such as an airplane, boat, railway, or bus, you will be required to show your card and passport. Before returning to Canada in a commercial vehicle, those who do not have a valid PR card or who are not carrying one must apply for a permanent resident travel document.
A PR card is normally valid for five years, however, it can also be valid for one year. It’s good until the expiration date on the card. Canada only provides PR cards to addresses that are located within the nation. You may need to pick up your card in person at one of the Canadian government offices in some situations.
If you discover an error on your PR card, you can request that it be reissued. If a name is too long to fit on the card, we may shorten it. This is not a blunder. Learn how to correct a mistake on your PR card.