5 Ways You Could Immigrate To Canada In 2021

Canada has opened five ways for foreign nationals who want to be a part of the Canadian national who will be able to gain their permanent residency after the end of the Covid -19 restrictions.

In the time of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Canadian federal government wanted to raise the number of immigrants for the next three years and that was clear when Canada’s federal government declared in late October that Canada would be the land to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents in 2021, 411,000 in 2022 and 421,000 in 2023.

The Canadian government has simplified some immigration programs and also has signed new deals with other countries in order to achieve the previous plan which aims to receive about 351,000 immigrants in 2021 and to augment the number to 361,000 immigrants the following year.

5 Ways You Could Immigrate To Canada

In early December, the minister of immigration Marco Mendicino tweeted that Canada settled plans to innovate immigration in order to accelerate the recovery of the Canadian economy and also to able the immigrants to reunite with their families.

The access of foreign nationals to the immigration program is improved by Canada’s government during the pandemic.

In late October, the international students who were in approved universities and colleges will be able to cross the border to Canada due to the new easement in restriction of Coronavirus, so what the international students need to get in Canada is a certificate from the provincial or territorial government that indicate their attendance.

2020 is a record year when the Canadian government issuances more than 100,000 ITAs to the worker’s immigrants who have the skill and  Canada is using the Express Entry system to issue invitations to apply (ITAs)  despite the restrictions in place due to the virus spread.

The Candidates who want to be a part of the provincial Nominee program and lost their job in the time of the pandemic were given more chances by the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, for instance, Ottawa gave the Candidates a year to get a new job.

Arrima Expression was launched by the province of Quebec of interest employer portal, this program targets to hire highly –skilled immigrants and make their access to Quebec easier.

The new International Experience Canada Youth Mobility Agreement allows, on one hand, Canadian adults to work in Italy, on the other hand, it allows youth Italian to work in Canada  for a long periods of time.

ways for foreign nationals to become a permanent resident.


The immigrants who want to participate under one of three federal immigration programs or a participating provincial immigration program need to apply online and to submit their profiles known as an expression of interest (EOI).

The comprehensive Ranking System (CRS)  is the system responsible for ranging the candidates’ profiles based on points. The immigrants who have the highest points will be able to get ITA permanent residence, so they have 90 days to submit the full application and pay the processing fees.


These programs are for skilled workers, at both federal and provincial levels.

Ottawa and the provinces have signed a jurisdiction, this shared jurisdiction offering programs for skilled workers, at both federal and provincial levels.

The skilled workers can have Canadian permanent residence. Canadian provinces and Yukon, Nuanavant, and the Northwest territories are able to propose the admission of the skilled workers in order to fulfill the needs in their local markets under a network of Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) .


The start-up Visa program is designed for Immigrant investors by which they can get their permanent Canadian residency.

The Start-up program targets innovative entrepreneurs and connects these entrepreneurs with many Canadian business groups, like venture capital funds or business incubators, angel investor groups. Furthermore, this program prepares a better ground for them to start their business in this country.


$200,000 is the number of investments that the designated venture capital fund needs to confirm for such qualifying business. On the other hand, the angel investor group need to invest at least $75,000 into the qualifying business

The Express Entry system puts in the hands of the international students the ability to get a permanent residency through the following steps, coming under a study permit and then applying for a post-graduation permit work.

Every year, the Canadian government receives more than 350,000 international students. All these students are eligible because they fit the following criteria:

  • To be accepted by Canadian schools, colleges or any other educational institutions
  • To be able to  pay for  tuition fees, living expenses, and return transportation
  • To have no criminal records and law-abiding citizen
  • To be in good health condition and to have the ability to complete the medical examination
  • To convince the immigration authorities that you will leave Canada when your authorization stays end 

The eligible international students can work under these categories:

  • With permit:   off campus, in in co-op and internship programs (when you need to have work experience)
  • Without permit: on campus
  • Upon graduation: Students can profit from the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program and may apply for work permit; this program may be issued for duration of three years maximum.


Postgraduate students can rely on the precious experience that they had gained under a Post-Graduation Work Permit which can help them to gain a permanent residence with the Canadian Express Entry system. The Comprehensive Ranking System is the mean by which students are ranked based their points on:

  • Skills.
  • Work experience.
  • Language ability.
  • Language ability and education of the applicant’s spouse or common law partner.
  • Possession of a job offer supported by a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment.
  • Possession of a provincial government nomination for permanent residence.

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