Permanent residence through the Caring for People with High Medical Needs Program

If you have work experience in Canada caring for people with high medical needs, you may be able to apply for permanent residence through the Caring for People with High Medical Needs Program.

We are reviewing the Caring for Children and Caring for People with High Medical Needs pilot programs to determine how caregivers will apply for permanent residence after the pilots expire on November 29, 2019. We will announce the details well before the pilots expire.

These 5-year pilot programs are scheduled to expire on November 29, 2019. To be eligible to apply for them, you will need to have two years of full-time work experience as a caregiver and submit your application before that date.

The Government is committed to ensuring that caregivers continue to have a pathway to permanent residence.

Find out if you’re eligible

Find out if you’re eligible to apply for permanent residence as a caregiver for people with high medical needs.

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Follow the steps to apply through the Caring for People with High Medical Needs Program.

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