With its ever-growing reputation for being immigrant-friendly and great residential benefits such as Free Healthcare and Quality Education, Canada has easily become one of the top countries for migration.
If you are reading this, then you’ve definitely explored the idea of migrating to Canada and is ready to move on to the next step, congratulations. The information in this article will give you the necessary guidance you’ll need for your application process which includes the types of visas to apply for, eligibility and steps required.
THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANADIAN VISA
There are various kinds of Canadian Visas, namely;
STUDY VISA: If you plan on migrating through the educational route, then this is the visa for you. This visa gives you access to school, travel and a permit to work temporarily in the country.
It spans different tenure, according to your intended program.
WORK VISA: The Canadian work visa comes in required if you have been able to secure a job. If you have a job, the application is turned in by your employer. You can also seek a work visa by applying for an internship or an exchange program.
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE CANADA PROGRAM(E-2): One can migrate to Canada under the International experience program. This visa allows you to live and work temporarily with the opportunity to school if you are interested.
SKILLED WORKER VISA: If you are self-employed and looking to migrate, then this is the visa for you. With your special skills, you can apply for a skilled worker visa. Benefits include; residency and study opportunities.
Other forms of Canadian visa include the Tourist visa and Working holiday visa.
HOW TO APPLY FOR YOUR CANADIAN VISA
When applying for your visa, it is advised that you update yourself on the latest requirements and documents for the visa of your choice. Below are the necessary steps to follow;
- Ensure you have all the necessary documents, such as medical records, financial statements, a valid passport, certificates etc.
- Check with the Canadian embassy for updated information such as fees any additional costs, forms etc.
- Your application begins here. With all the mandatory documents, you can begin the process of application, filling and submitting the necessary forms.
- Once your application has been submitted, you now await confirmation of approval on your application. This might take a few weeks or months to complete.