Canada PR options for International students in 2021

Canada PR options for International students in 2021

In case you are an Indian student planning to study in Canada or about to graduate from Canadian institute there are chances you would be research the Canada PR options for 2021. Applicants with a good degree, fluency in English or French and capability to adapt to the Canadian lifestyle can choose various Canada PR options for international students in 2021. Here is a complete break up of Canada PR options for students in 2021:

Express Entry 2021

Express entry is an economic immigration program and the most popular Canada PR program. Under this one gets faster processing time. The point based express entry program enables candidates to score points for meeting the requirements of age, education, work experience, language proficiency and adaptability. Once you meet the minimum score you can enter the pool of candidates from where the best profiles are ranked as per comprehensive ranking system. On being selected from the pool an applicant receives ITA and can apply for PR in 60 days. There are two main categories for International students to apply for express entry program –Canadian experience class and federal skilled worker program.

Express Entry- Canadian Experience Class

Canadian experience class is a popular and standard pathway for applicants who are international students and already in Canada. As the name suggests after graduation applicant who have a post graduate work permit and have completed minimum of one year of skilled work, have desirable language ability can apply for this program.

Express Entry-Federal Skilled Worker Program

Another path for express entry is through Federal Skilled Worker Program where in case you have completed minimum of one year of work outside Canada, your work experience is listed in NOC, have sufficient educational qualification, language ability then you could apply through Canada FSWP.  You need to score minimum of 67 points to be eligible for this category. The points are awarded for your age, age, language ability, work experience, job offer in Canada or not and adaptability factors-which includes your study in Canada program.

Provincial Nominee Programs

There are several provinces too in case you have studied in a province or wish to settle in a province:

OntarioOINP offers international students with the opportunity to permanently live in Ontario. One can apply in International student stream, International master’s stream or International PhD stream. Make sure you check the requirements of these programs before you apply.

British ColumbiaIn case you have a valid job offer from an employer in BC you could apply for BC express entry international graduate category or BC skills immigration international graduate category.

For applicants without a job offer you could still apply for BC PNP through international post graduate category if you have a master’s or PhD in natural, applied or health science from an institute in BC in last 3 years. These programs are BC Express Entry- International post graduate category and BC Skills Immigration.

AlbertaIn case you have completed education in Alberta and have minimum 6 months of work experience in Alberta then you could apply for Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program through Alberta Opportunity stream.

Manitoba– Also has its own PNP program where applications can apply for Canada PR even without a job offer.

Saskatchewan– Offers students and graduates, programs for Canada PR under SINP or Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.

Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Foundland and Labrador are some other PNPs which offers pathway to Canada PR to students.

Quebec Immigration

For international applicants studying in Quebec one can apply for Quebec Experience Program. Whether you speak French or not you could still apply for Quebec immigration in case Quebec is the province you wish to settle in.

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