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How to apply for a Canadian permanent residency from Nigeria!

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Canada Immigration:

Canada, have noteworthy approaches that permit talented individuals to procure permits permanently to live and work in Canada. The procedure involved in applying for a Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) isn’t as lumbering as it is thought of by numerous potential migrants

On the off chance that you are taught and searching for a lawful method to move yourself or your family to Canada to take a risk in another way, these are the subtleties on the most proficient method to go about applying for a Canadian Permanent Residency. Obviously, this article can’t cover each and every part of migrating to Canada. In any case, in the event that you need to find out about the Express Entry procedure to move to Canada, this is for you.

There are numerous solid operators who charge a strong expense to help you through the procedure of the Canadian Permanent Residency application. Be that as it may, you can do it all alone from start to finish. You don’t need to however you can on the off chance that you follow our aides spilled out in this article. Come along!

Eligibility test (free)

This is the very first step of the Canadian Permanent Residency process also known as the Eligibility test. The test is straightforward and you can do it without anyone else Here. On the off chance that you have not done a language test previously, give yourself a speculative-grade and round out your other information. I suggest that you give yourself a grade lower than what you might suspect you may get so you can check the measure of room you need to mess with. Your ultimate target for IELTS should not be less than (Listening 8, Speaking 7, Writing 7 and Reading 7). On the off chance, you think you can achieve this, you can as well use this as your speculative grade in the eligibility test tool.

In the event that you ace step 1 above, you are as well deemed eligible to proceed to step 2 which is determining your category under the National Occupation Classification (NOC).

Decide your occupation (NOC)

This is significant in light of the fact that you can just guarantee work history in one NOC, which implies that in the event that you’ve hopped around from set of working responsibilities to expected set of responsibilities, you should pick the one that you have the longest number of reliable long stretches of work. It is alright in the event that you’ve changed occupations, yet as long as your employments have all been in one NOC, they tally. Play around your NOC pick here.

Register for the language test

On the off chance that you are qualified dependent on the outcome of the link above, the subsequent stage is to enroll for the language test. Everybody applying for Canadian Permanent Residency needs to take a language test to show capability in either French or English. You get extra points on the off chance that you can demonstrate both.

For the vast majority, this is the main thing you have in your control. Your age won’t change, your work history won’t change a lot and you may require a couple of years to get an extra degree. In this way, despite the fact that you have been communicating in English for your entire life, IELTS General and others are government-sanctioned tests. You got the chance to be well prepared.

British Council grapples the official test site for candidates from Nigeria, as well as IDP most as of late.

Your speaking test will be on an alternate date from your reading, writing and listening tests. You will get an email half a month to your test date with subtleties of your talking test. The various three tests will be on the day you picked when you enlisted. Do as well as can possibly be expected, resist the urge to panic and get your outcomes thirteen days after the exam.

Educational Credential Evaluation (ECA)

Utilize the few months of IELTS readiness to likewise set up your degree assessment, so you can spare time. Each and every individual who is educated outside of Canada must experience this procedure. Click here for a list of associations affirmed by the Canadian IRCC for credentials evaluation. These associations or institutions are saddled with the responsibility of matching your credential with a Canadian equivalent. The most widely recognized on this side of the lake is the World Education Services (WES). Essentially, they have to state that your degree is equal to a degree in Canada.

You can choose to assess your latest degree or every one of your degrees. The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) just requires your most noteworthy degree, be that as it may, you have to make sense of what works best for you. It is critical to take note of that in the event that you assess various degrees under one WES profile, it costs equivalent to assessing just a single degree. This is the procedure:

  • Create an account with WES here.
  • Fill out a profile and give information about your educational degree.
  • Pay the assessment charge of CAD220 and the dispatch expense of CAD85 (for them to transport your assessment back to you). I suggest you pay the CAD85 dispatch charge rather than the CAD7 ordinary postage expense with the goal that when your assessment is returned, it is returned rapidly and safely and doesn’t stall out in the nearby post framework. When you pay, you will get a unique WES Number.
  • Apply for your transcripts and documents. On the off chance that your school has a merciless procedure, even more motivation to guarantee that you have sufficient opportunity to experience this procedure. Additionally, make sure to factor in the expense of mentioning transcripts.
  • Send your necessary archives to WES. Ensure you adhere to all the guidelines. All transcripts and archives must be fixed and marked or stepped over the seal overlay of the envelope and each envelope must have your WES number on it.
  • Wait for WES to get your documents and complete your confirmation. It takes 20 working days from when they get all your necessary records for them to send you an assessment report. This is the report that you require for your Canadian PR application.

Register an Online Federal Express Entry Profile

Since you have your WES assessment report and your language test results, you are prepared to make an Express Entry profile. Now you can utilize this tool to discover what your precise Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score will be. This time, you have the real information not speculative.

This profile will close within 60 days of opening, which is on the off chance that you don’t submit, so attempt to finish it when you can. You will be asked individual information, work history, test scores, degree subtleties, and so forth. Every one of these subtleties requires will add up to give you a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score. Ensure you are honest and reliable. When you complete and cross-check your Express Entry profile, feel free to submit it.

You have authoritatively joined the Express Entry Pool.

Await An Invitation to Apply (ITA)

Fortnightly, before the COVID episode, a draw is produced using the pool of submitted Express Entry profiles. These draws are done to offer an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to up-and-comers. An ITA essentially says..’ you would now be able to start the official application process for Permanent Residency.’ The specific cut-off score is dictated by the number of selections the board of trustees intends to look over that draw. For instance, in the event that they need 3,500 selections from that draw, they pick the most noteworthy 3,500 up-and-comers in the pool on that date and the 3500th individual’s score turns into the cut-off score. On the off chance that there is a tie for the 3500th individual, they use factors like date and time of presentation or submission to break the tie.

In the event that you are one of the top applicants, you can get an ITA in the subsequent draw from when you present your profile. Actually, in the event that you present your profile today and the draw is tomorrow, you can get an ITA in one day. Be that as it may, if your score misses the mark, you can remain in the draw and continue trying different avenues to improve your score.

Following a year, in the event that you don’t get chosen from the Express Entry pool, it will lapse and you should make another one.

Likewise, while sitting tight for an invitation to apply (ITA), you can enroll in the Job Bank and begin searching for occupations.

Apply for Canadian Permanent Residency

Since you have been invited to apply, you should set up your application and present every one of your documents. Click for the updated fees 2020. On the off chance that you don’t effectively get PR, the CAD500 right to permanent resident charge will be discounted to you. You just have 60 days to finish this application.

Note that processing time has been adjusted due to Covid-19. At first, this requires 6 months of processing time.

Documents Required:

  • Test Results
  • Digital Photographs: Check for accurate dimensions.
  • Medical Examination: Every nation has an endorsed rundown of board doctors who can give a clinical assessment. In Nigeria, there are three in Lagos and one in Abuja and the expenses may fluctuate somewhat.
  • Police Certificates: If you have lived in a nation for over a half year straight, inside the most recent 10 years, you need to incorporate police reports from every one of those nations. The expense of getting a police testament will vary dependent on where you live and where you are mentioning one from. Perceive how to get a police testament in every nation.
  • Passport Biodata Page: All stamped pages contained in your travel document (international passport).
  • Reference or Experience Work Letter: your previous and current bosses recorded on your Express Entry Profile should all give letters to demonstrate your work history with them.
  • Proof of Funds (POF): you should give a letter from your bank vouching for the accessibility of assets required for migration. Click here for updated POF.
  • Other Documents: Depending on whether you have kids, you are separated, hitched, etc, there is a large group of different archives required including name change testament, birth endorsement of the child(ren), marriage declaration, and so on.

When you have all your total documents, you will have the option to round out your application on the portal and transfer scanned copies or duplicates of every one of your documents. Ensure you follow the rules for lucidity, size and goals all things considered. You will likewise have the option to make your installments.


Sooner or later, you might be called to present your biometrics at a nearby government office or VFS global.

Get a PPR – Passport Request email

When you get this letter, you can then send in your travel passport. Your PR endorsement will likewise accompany a cutoff time when you need to go into Canada or, in all likelihood your PR will be nullified. This is as a rule between 6 months to 1 year from the endorsed date.

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