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Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway

Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway

Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway

The temporary resident to the permanent resident pathway is a pathway to permanent residence but with a limited time frame. This facility is offered to some temporary residents and their family members currently working in Canada.

You may be eligible for permanent residence if;

  • You have been working in Canada as a worker with an essential skill or in the field of health services
  • You have graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution in recent times

Streams and Application Limits

The Canadian authority offers six streams in this pathway. Of these, three streams accept applicants speaking English and French. The other three are only available for those proficient in French.

Each stream is allocated a specific number of slots. If the applications reach the maximum slots available, that stream is removed from the portal. It is important to ensure that you satisfy and complete the eligibility needs before applying for any of the streams.

Eligibility for TR to PR immigration program for International Students

To qualify under this program, international student applicants must have the following:

  • Graduate of a study program from a designated learning institution in Canada
  • Has an associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree
  • Has a skill or trade-specific degree, diploma, certificate, or attestation
  • Held a valid study permit at all times during their education in Canada
  • Is currently employed in Canada and has a valid work authorization
  • Have attained the desired level of language proficiency
  • Is residing in Canada with valid temporary resident status

Applicants must clear all medical and criminal background checks. They must not be inadmissible to Canada.

Eligibility For TR To PR Immigration Program For Essential Occupations

Applicants must have completed at least one year of full-time or equivalent work experience as a health- care worker within the last three years. The work experience must be obtained in one of the following occupations:

  • Health-Care Workers
  • Essential Worker

Other conditions that applicants must fulfill to be eligible for TR to PR immigration program:

  • They are employed in Canada in any occupation while applying for the permit
  • Must have valid work authorization
  • Must have the desired level of language proficiency
  • Must be living in Canada with valid temporary resident status
  • Must be physically present in Canada while applying for permanent residence and when the application is approved
  • Must demonstrate the intent to reside in a province or territory in Canada

All applicants and their dependent family members must have clean medical and criminal background checks and not be inadmissible to Canada.

How to Apply

All TR to PR pathway applications must be submitted electronically and under the appropriate policy, you qualify for. The IRCC has released a new application portal specifically designed to process applications submitted under the TR to PR immigration programs.

Documents Needed 

All applicants are expected to submit the following documents along with their application for TR to PR resident pathway.

  • Application form complete in all respects
  • Document related to civil status
  • Copy of educational achievements
  • Proof of language proficiency
  • Work reference letters from a Canadian employer
  • Copy of passport and immigration permits
  • Proof of police clearances
  • Medical examination papers
  • Digital photograph

You may also have to submit all supporting documentation requested to check if you satisfy the conditions of the public policies as stated in the eligibility requirements for TR to PR pathway.

The TR to PR pathway process, unlike other immigration programs, does not require you to show proof of financial stability when you apply under any immigration program.

Processing Fees

The total processing fee of CAD 1050 is payable while submitting an application under any of the permanent residency programs. Additional fees will be applicable for an accompanying spouse or common-law partner and dependent children.

If you have plans to make an application for a Canadian permanent residency through the Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident pathway but don’t know where to start from, contact us. ASI Immigration is one of Canada’s leading immigration consultancy and services providers. We can help you make a successful bid for your Canadian immigration dream.

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