Program delivery update: Temporary public policies: Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

May 26, 2021

New instructions have been created for the Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway, which is made up of the following temporary public policies:

The Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway is a limited-time pathway to permanent residence for qualifying temporary residents and their families. Certain numbers of applicants who have work experience in Canada in an essential occupation or the health or health services field, or have recently graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution, are able to apply for permanent residence. Graduates and workers must be present in Canada and currently working (with authorization) at the time of their application, have proficiency in one of Canada’s official languages and meet general admissibility requirements to qualify.

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