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How do the new caregiver programs work? Use the two-step process to work in Canada and qualify for permanent residence.
- job offer
- CLB 5 language level
- 1 year of Canadian post-secondary education or foreign equivalent
Outside of Canada?
Step 1. Submit applications for permanent residence and work or study permit(s) for yourself and your family.
Get an occupation-specific work permit to obtain the work experience you need for permanent residence.
Get work or study permits for your spouse or common-law partner and children to come with you.
Step 2. Permanent residence finalized
Tell us when you have completed 2 years of work experience and we will finalize your permanent residence application.
Already in Canada? You have choices!
If you already have some work experience as an in-home caregiver in Canada, you can:
Use the 2 step process above to get the rest of the work experience you need to get permanent status
- Keep working in Canada with your current work permit and apply for permanent residence once you have 2 years of work experience and meet the criteria
For more information, see: Canada.ca/caregiver-immigration
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