Canadian Permanent Residency Explained


Being a Permanent resident of Canada means that you and your immediate family are granted the right to live and work in Canada without restriction.


What does it mean to have Canadian Permanent Residency?


  • Being a Permanent resident of Canada means that you and your immediate family are granted the right to live and work in Canada without restriction
  • You can come and go as you please
  • Access health care and most other benefits that Citizens of Canada receive
  • You and your immediate family can access education
  • And finally you are afforded protection under Canadian law
  • Permanent Residency is designed to lead eventually to full Citizenship status


How do I become a Permanent Resident of Canada?


There are five main route to PR status:



Is it difficult to apply for Permanent Residency of Canada?


The application is a complex and legal process full of pitfalls. Refusal or rejection can be tough to reverse or appeal against and can lead to significant delays. We believe it is essential you receive the correct Immigration advice and assistance.


How do I get started?


Take our online assessment to receive a free consultation based on the facts. If we can get you there we will, and if we can’t our Canadian Immigration experts will let you know how to improve your chances.

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