Migration Visa

Migration Visa

Permanent residency in the country of Canada is a status which is granted to those individuals who are not a Canadian citizen, but have the legal right to live in Canada within any time limited to their duration of stay. In order to become a permanent resident, a foreign national needs to apply to the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) which was formerly called as Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Rights of a Permanent Resident in Canada

A person who has received the permanent resident status in Canada has all the rights and responsibilities as that of a Canadian citizen including the complete legal right to live, work or study anywhere in Canada. The permanent residents can participate in the social benefits such as the Canada pension plan just like a Canadian citizen. They can also receive all the rights, freedom, and protection under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, expect those which are exclusive for the Canadian Citizens ( to vote in municipal, provincial and federal elections, right to have the Canadian passport).

How to become a Permanent Resident?

A person can become a permanent resident by applying in two ways- Inland applications and Outland applications.

Express Entry:

This is a new system which has been opened by the Government of Canada for management of applications. The Express Entry is a 1200 point Comprehensive Ranking System which gives preferences to individuals according to- marriage, age, education, work experience, and proficiency in language among several other additional points.

Provincial nomination:

Is for people who have necessary education, work experience and skills to contribute to Canada. They have a desire to live in a particular province and intends to be permanent residents of Canada.

Start up visa:

Do you have a business that is innovative? Canada startup visa program is for entrepreneurs with skills and potential to build and grow in Canada. If you get support from some local designated organizations, you may be able to immigrate to Canada.

Family sponsorship:

If you intend to sponsor your parents, grandparents , spouse, children or adopted child to be permanent residents of Canada, the family sponsorship might be the best way to sponsor.


Immigrate by providing care for children, the elderly or those with medical needs, or work as a live-in caregiver.


Immigrate as a self-employed person in cultural or athletic activities.
There are more ways as well and programs keep on opening and closing. You can simply contact us at info@bffimmi.com to get the assessment done for your case.

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