Temporary resident to permanent resident pathway
Become a permanent resident
As an international graduate from a Canadian institution, or a temporary foreign worker in a hospital, in a long-term care home, or on the frontlines, you are driving the Canadian economy of tomorrow and helping with our economic recovery.
In recognition of your contribution, Canada is creating a new pathway to permanent residence for over 90,000 essential workers and international graduates from a Canadian institution.
Health care workers
Essential non-health care workers
International student graduates
Supporting Francophone communities
To promote Canada’s official languages, 3 additional streams with no application limits have been created for French-speaking or bilingual candidates.
French-speaking health care workers
French-speaking essential non-health care workers
French-speaking international student graduates
Communities across Canada benefit from French-speaking and bilingual newcomers. This pathway will contribute to the vitality of these Francophone minority communities.
Learn more about the new pathway to permanent residence, including eligibility criteria, what documents you need and information about the application process. Space is limited. Find out if you are eligible today.
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