Permanent Residence for Caregivers including Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker
Permanent residence for caregivers
Permanent Residence for Caregivers
On June 18, 2019, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada changed it’s program for Permanent Residence.
If you’ve been offered a job in Canada as a caregiver or have relevant work experience in Canada as a caregiver, you may be able to apply for permanent residence through the Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Worker Pilot Program.
Individuals who do not have any work experience in Canada are required to submit an application for permanent residence simultaneously with a work permit application in order to get the required work experience in Canada of two years. In order to be accepted under the program:
- They must have a genuine valid job offer as a Home Support worker or Home Child Care provider.
- Demonstrate that they can fo the job by providing the relevant evidence pertaining to their certification, education or relevant work experience in the past.
- Meet he Language requirement of a Canadian Language Benchmark of 5
- Meet the Education requirement of having completed post-secondary education credential of at least 1 year
in Canada or abroad. For foreign education you must obtain an education credential assessed to show that it’s equal to a completed Canadian post-secondary education credential of at least 1 year.
- Not be inadmissible to Canada
- plan to live outside the province of Quebec
Individuals who have the two year work experience in Canada and meet the other requirements for the program such as the language and education requirement submit an application for permanent residence and have less documentation to submit.
If you are contemplating submitting an Application under the Home Child Care Provider and the Home Support Worker Pilot Programs you might want to discuss your case over a paid consultation.
Please note that this is general Information and should not be construed as legal advice.