International Students and PGWP holders and Skilled work permit holders can bring Your Spouse to Canada with an open work permit. The big charm of this program is that Spouses are exempted from the requirements of educational qualification, language ability or work experience for assessing the admissibility. This is an excellent way for your spouse, common-law partner or even depended children to bring them and reunifying your life in Canada. Spouses can work for any employer for full time in Canada without the needing of the offer letter. Talk to our Consultant about your eligibility. The validity of this open work permits last with the principal applicant status.
Post Graduate Work Permit holders: Once you have finished your studies in Canada and subsequently obtained Post graduate work permit, you can bring your spouse or common-law partner under open work permit. You should be working in any of skilled occupation as defined in NOC O, A or B for at least 3 months.
Skilled Work Permit holder: A dependent spouse or common-law partner of a skilled worker is eligible to apply for an open work permit if Skilled worker holds a work permit that is valid for a period of at least 6 months and he or she is employed in an occupation that skill type ‘0’ or skill level A or B
Graduates from eligible DLIs and their program is eight months or more are eligible for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) after their complete study. The PGWP is a type of open work permit that allows students can work for any employer without needing a valid job offer. The Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) as part of Canada’s efforts to attract international students and retain them as a future immigrant. The validity of PGWP that lasts between eight months and three years. Candidates who gained experience under skill type ‘0’ or skill level A or B through the PGWP and have minimum of 1 year experience, helps graduates to qualify for a permanent residence application in Canada through the Canadian experience class within Express Entry.
A Permanent Resident card is a plastic card with the individual's biographic information including photo and expiration date issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. It authorizes the PR card holder the right to live and work anywhere in Canada. If a PR travels outside Canada, the permanent resident card is the proof that you are a permanent resident of Canada. If a PR holder leaves Canada then you will need a valid PR Card to re-enter the country. If you are outside Canada and your PR Card is in expired status you need to apply for Permanent Resident Travel Document (PRTD) to return to Canada. As long as you remain in Canada and the permanent resident card expires, it does not mean you lost permanent resident status. Even if you fail to meet the permanent resident residency obligation, your PR status remains in effect until an official decision is made on your status.
If a PR card is within 9 months of expiration, or it has already expired, a permanent resident can submit an application for a new PR card. In order to renew a permanent resident card, an applicant must submit a complete application in hard copy to one of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Case Processing Centers for PR cards. Upon submission, provided that an application is complete and that the permanent resident meets all requirements, a new PR card will be issued. Applications for renewed PR Cards generally take 69 days. You can find up-to-date application processing times on the IRCC website. However, many people have found that it can take several months to process PR card applications.
A permanent resident card is usually issued for five years and it is valid until the expiry date listed on the card. Upon renewal of this card, this will be sent to addresses within Canada only. Please note that permanent resident status does not expire when a person’s PR card expires. Permanent Resident status is for life time; however, a person can only lose their PR status in the following situations and it must go through the official process.
This could be a larger reason to choose Canada as your preferred immigration country than any other country like US UK and Australia as it takes very very long time to take Citizenship
In Canada there are 3 ways to receive the Citizenship
Most of the people qualify under the various immigration program and gradually become the citizen of Canada. Canada approves the dual citizenship. You are not required to give up your previous citizenship once you become a Canadian citizen.General Eligibility factors for Citizenship