5 Best ways to immigrate to Canada in 2020

5 Best ways to immigrate to Canada in 2020

If you are looking to start a brand-new life in an exceptional country, Canada must be the first in your list!

Canada is the most relevant choice for immigration globally for the following reasons:

  • 10th largest economy in the world
  • One of the world’s safest place to live
  • Well known for multiculturalism and immigrants
  • A world-class education system
  • Technology industry that is steadily and rapidly growing
  • Access to publicly funded health care system
  • One of the G8 nations
  • Free Healthcare and Education*
  • Guaranteed Family income stability
  • Generous childcare financial support from the government

Needless to say, Canada plans to accept more than 1 million new immigrants within the next three years.

Here are the 5 best ways to immigrate to Canada in 2020

1. Express Entry

Express Entry program assists skilled professional from all over the world to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents with a point-based electronic draw system to manage applications for permanent residency under the following federal immigration programs

  • Federal Skilled Worker (FSW)
  • Federal Skilled Trades (FST) 
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

If you have the required points at the draw, you will receive an invitation to apply (ITA’s) for Canada Permanent Residence. In addition to this, the draw ranks potential applicants based on their age, work experience, language skills, education and selects the best to move to Canada. In fact, Express Entry allows skilled professionals to bring family members to Canada under this program.

Definitely, Express Entry is the fastest way of immigrating to Canada. Almost 80% of express entry applications are processed in 4 months or less.

2. Work Permit

Hospitality Industry Professionals especially Cooks / Chef / Bakers / Pastry Chefs / Butcher / Restaurant Managers are in high demand in Canada. Above all, the scarcity of skilled hospitality professionals compels employers to hire foreign workers from overseas to bring rich experience in their existing cuisine. Additionally, tourism is one of the main industries in Canada. Therefore, the demand for manpower in the hospitality industry are always high and will remain high to maintain the stability of meeting the market demand.

Are you a Cook / Chef?

Know why you should consider Canada for Job Search?

Chefs and cooks are in the high demand occupation list all over the country. Canada is a multi-cultural country, so there is an increased demand for the multi-cuisine chef. Without a doubt, each Canadian city has its own ethnic restaurants i.e. (Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Irish, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mediterranean, Thai, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, French, etc.).

Eligibility Requirements for Chefs Work Permit Canada:

  • Minimum IELTS Score: 5 Bands
  • Culinary education (Hospitality/ Culinary Certificate or Diploma)
  • Relevant work experience of at least 3 years or more
  • 1-year overseas work experience i.e. outside your country of citizenship
  • Age: below 45

The process to get a Canada Work Permit:

  • You need an LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) to apply for Work Permit. Employers apply for the same to Service Canada. [2-3 months process]
  • Once the positive LMIA is issued, the candidate applies for Worker Visa [2-8 months process depending on the country of residence]
  • Once the Visa is approved, original passport is requested for Visa stamping [2-4 weeks process]
  • Candidate flies to Canada and obtains the Work Permit at the Canadian border 

Undoubtedly, this is one of the best options for Chefs to move to Canada and apply for Permanent Residency. Therefore, don’t let your doubts come in the way of your dreams. Act Today.

3. Provincial Nominee programs (PNPs)

Each of Canada’s 10 provinces and 3 territories (except Quebec) has its own immigration program, called a Provincial Nominee Program or PNP. Furthermore, PNP is one of the Fast-Track options for obtaining a Canadian Permanent ResidencyPersons who immigrate to Canada under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) have the skills, education and work experience needed to make an immediate economic contribution to the province or territory (except Quebec) that nominates them.

Are you interested to know if you qualify for PNP?

Clearly, if you choose to immigrate to Canada as a provincial nominee, you must first apply to the province where you wish to settle and complete the provincial nomination process. The province will consider your application based on its immigration needs and your genuine intention to settle there.

After you are nominated by a province or territory, you have to make a separate application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for permanent residency (Express Entry supported with PNP nomination is filed differently). In addition to this, an IRCC officer will then assess the application based on Canadian immigration regulations.

4. International Student

Unquestionably, Canada is considered to be one the best destination for International Students to pursue higher education as well as Permanent Residency. In particular, Canada attracts more than 300,000 students every year from different parts of the world for better study and growth opportunities. Without a doubt, foreign students bring a richly diverse culture to the colleges and universities.

Why you should consider Canada for higher education?

  • Reasonable Education: Canada offers education at a moderately reasonable rate than its other western countries.
  • Globally recognized: Canadian education is globally recognized. You can choose from various options ranging from general degrees to various vocational courses.
  • Ground-breaking and Plentiful Research Opportunities: Research being the key component of Canadian education, international students can come across multiple opportunities to be a part of research-based education.
  • Prospect for Immigration: Canada is a country of settlers and is welcoming to new immigrants. After studying and working for a certain period in Canada, you can apply for permanent residency and then further choose to apply for Citizenship.
  • Career Prospects: Canadian working conditions are of a high standard. Canada has a growing labour market, professionals and skilled trades are of high demand. Hence, one would definitely be able to score a job that one likes.
  • Cost of living: In addition to tuition fees, the cost of living in Canada may sum-up to $10000 per year which could be recovered through part-time work while studying full time.

5. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP)

Last but not the least, the AIPP is an immigration program that ensures the long-term retention and integration of newcomers in Atlantic Canada. Nonetheless, AIPP will help in boosting the economic growth of 4 provinces namely Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

AIPP assists employers inside the Atlantic area to hire overseas foreign workers. Moreover, the program enables a foreign worker receives a job offer from one of the participating employers, thereby supporting the worker to immigrate and settle in Canada under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program.

Each province has its own application process. Detailed information can be found on the respective website


Are you confused about which immigration option is the best for you?

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  • Have offices in the country of origin (India) and the destination country (Canada)
  • Our Canada office assists you with Post landing services, if applicable
  • We ensure your smooth transition from one country to another
  • We legally represent your application


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