A significant number of Indian immigrants have recently immigrated to Canada. In 2022, 118,095 immigrants and in 2021, 1,27,940 immigrants received a Canada PR visa from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
The graph above shows that Indian expatriates will be largely Canadian residents in 2021 and 2022.
Canada is a popular destination for Indian immigrants. Canada has a rich history of immigration and offers many opportunities for people wishing to settle in this country.
The Canadian economy is growing and there are many job opportunities in various sectors such as construction, manufacturing, information technology, etc. The cost of living in Canada is also low compared to other countries, which makes the country even more attractive to people moving here from India.
Are you interested in moving to Canada from India?
Here’s how PAIC can help you through the process of the various immigration programs.
With over 30 years of experience in the field of immigration to Canada, Paul Abraham Immigration Consulting has over 1345 approved applications from all countries including India. Our immigration consultant Paul Abraham is a registered CICR with license number R406367.
What would be the best way to immigrate to Canada from India?
Express Entry is the most common way to immigrate to Canada, and the second most popular program is the Study Permit.
Immigrating to Canada from India with Express Entry
As the Express Entry program focuses on skilled immigrants, many expatriate technicians working abroad have applied to immigrate to Canada through Express Entry. The number of new immigrants from India has increased since last year, as many employees have been laid off by large tech companies, including Twitter, Amazon, Ola, Tech Mahindra, etc.
As an international skilled worker, you can apply under one of the following programs:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program
- Federal Skilled Worker Program
- Canadian Experience Class Program
Moving to Canada from India with a study permit
You can apply for a study permit in Canada as an international student. Before you apply, you must ensure that you have a credential assessment report (CAR), verifying that your foreign degree or certificate is valid and meets the IRCC guidelines for a study permit. The applicant must ensure that they have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Educational Institution (DLI).
Moving to Canada from India through the enhanced Provincial Nominee Program
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has set a target of 105,500 immigrants in 2023 under the Provincial Nominee Programme. Due to the many layoffs in technology industries around the world, Canada continues to welcome new immigrants in the information technology sector.
British Columbia has already sent out 1,519 invitations to apply for technology occupations through British Columbia Express Entry.
Ontario has sent out over 1,000 invitations to health care, technology and skilled trades workers under the Skilled Trades and Human Capital Priorities streams of Ontario Express Entry.
IRCC Updates for Immigration to Canada
As an immigrant, you need to be aware of the latest news about immigration to Canada. An update from the Canadian Immigration Department will increase your chances of obtaining a Canada visa. You can also update your profile on the application portal if new guidelines have been announced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). By keeping up to date with immigration news, you can prepare a plan for living in Canada before obtaining a permanent resident visa.
NOC 2021 and Bill C-19 were the major updates to Canadian immigration in 2023.
How PAIC helps immigrate to Canada from India
Paul Abraham Immigration Consulting is a reputed immigration service provider that manages the profiles of skilled workers and foreign students wishing to apply for permanent resident visa online from India.
Step 1: Profile Skills Assessment (PSA)
The PCE ensures that the applicant’s profile is assessed by the Canadian Immigration Regulated Consultant (CIRC) and their skills are reviewed against over 60 Canadian immigration programs. PCE results are sent to the client’s email address within 48 hours. The PCE report is a detailed 20-page document containing the results of the investigation and the recommendations of our immigration consultant, Mr. Paul Abraham (License No. R406367).
Step 2: Profile development for the Express Entry Pool (EE)
Building the profile is an expert task as it involves many complexities and is the most important step in maximizing your chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from IRCC. In this express entry pool, the profile is active for one year. If the applicant obtains a CRS score corresponding to the last Express Entry draw, he/she receives an ITA (Invitation To Apply) from IRCC.
Step 3: Application for Permanent Residence (APR)
If the applicant receives an ITA, we manage all aspects of this process by providing the following immigration services:
- Forms and documents,
- File creation,
- Navigation through the steps,
- Preparation for the interview,
- Advice on specific issues and
- Communication with the government
Why choose PAIC to move to Canada from India?
Moving to a new country can be difficult, but with the right guidance and support, the experience can be positive. It can be a rewarding experience. Canada is an attractive destination for many people around the world, especially for Indians. PAIC can provide reliable and practical advice and support on immigration and settlement in Canada. With a team of experts and years of experience, PAIC provides essential services to make the transition to Canada simple and stress-free.
Gail Dsouza, originally from India, shared her positive experience of how PAIC guided her to immigrate to Canada, which shows the confidence that international clients have in PAIC.