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The immigration options & requirements for Canada PR from India

by Nationwide Visas Nationwide Immigration Services

Immigration-friendly policies and overall well-being are the 2 chief factors that attract millions of immigrants to Canada each year from across the world. Understanding the diverse immigration options is essential in order to select the best option and apply for Canada PR from India.

India is the largest source nation for immigrants to Canada. The importance of immigration has now increased manifold even as Canada recovers from the repercussions of the pandemic. Some of the major immigration programs managed by Canada currently are:

  • Federal Economic Class
  • Family Class Sponsorship
  • Business Immigration inclusive of the Start-Up Visa Program
  • Quebec Immigration
  • Provincial Economic Class
  • Temporary Residence Transition to Permanent Residence

You can apply for Canada PR Visa after you select the most suitable immigration program for your application. If you are unable to take this life-transforming decision independently, you can also take help from reliable and ICCRC-registered Immigration Consultants.  The professional guidance and support will definitely make your application 100% compliant and error-free.  

The processing time for your application and the required documentation can vary based on your chosen immigration program for PR Visa.

Documents necessary for Canada Permanent Resident Visa application

Being prepared with all the required documents at the time of submitting the application will prove to be very helpful in quick processing. Here is a list of all the essential documents that are universal for a PR Visa application:

  • An authentic Passport
  • POF - Evidence of funds reflected in your name
  • ECA - Education Credential Assessment
  • Test results for language proficiency
  • Certificate of Nomination from a Province or Territory in Canada if applicable
  • Job Offer letter from a firm in Canada
  • Certificate for Marriage or Divorce if applicable
  • Validation Code for Job Seeker
  • Your medical assessment reports
  • Certificate of Birth
  • Latest Photographs
  • Recommendation Letters from past employers
  • Your individual reference code
  • Report for police verification

Canada PR Visa Application Processing Time

After you receive the ITA - Invitation to Apply, it normally requires 6 months for processing of your Canada PR from India. However, no definite timeline can be fixed for the time taken to receive the ITA or the processing of the PR Visa application after that.

Nevertheless, you can minimize possible delays in processing by filing a 100% error-free and complete application. The PR Visa application is processed in 6 months by the Express Entry Program. But there are some complex immigration categories that can require even 1 year.

Canada PR Visa Requirements

The Permanent Resident Visa offered by Canada authorizes multiple entries for skilled workers so that they can settle in the nation. It has a validity of 5 years and is renewable. You are required to fulfill 2 essential criteria:

  • Obtain at least 67 points for immigration eligibility from 100 on the 67 points immigration Canada calculator
  • Obtain the specified CRS cut-off score for the draw under consideration

The qualifying points score required to be able to apply for PR Visa is 67 from a total of 100 points on the 67 points immigration Canada calculator. It is the first eligibility criteria to be fulfilled for a PR Visa application. After this, the suitability of candidates is assessed for diverse selection factors under the CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System. The factors include among others applicants’ age, language proficiency, work experience, education, etc.  

You will receive the ITA in the draw for which your CRS score is equal to or higher than the cut-off score specified for that specific Express Entry draw. It is one of the fastest and most popular immigration programs in Canada. Totally 1200 points are available to the candidates in CRS. The draws are usually held once in 2 weeks and offer ITAs to candidates with scores highest or on par with a specified cut-off score for that draw.

You will have to offer specific details about your profile in the Express Entry System to the determination of your CRS score. The queries asked to you in the portal include details of your language proficiency, skills, work experience, education, adaptability, etc. The answers that you provide will determine your CRS score and ranking for a particular draw. This will decide if you will receive or not the ITA for Canada PR Visa.

Candidates who are successful in their application are offered the Canada PR Card and are authorized to reside and work in the nation indefinitely. It has a validity of 5 years and is renewable. However, you can also choose to apply for Citizenship in Canada after fulfilling residency criteria.

If you are unable to file the PR Visa application on your own or determine the most appropriate immigration program, contact Nationwide Visas today.


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