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Canada PR Explained

Canada is a land of opportunity and thousands and thousands of people get their PR card status in Canada every single year. If fact, Canada has been increasing the numbers of successful applicants to over 280,000 people per year, and you have an equal opportunity just like those people.

As a permanent resident, you receive great opportunities and benefits in Canada. Having a PR card allows you to live, work and study in Canada on a permanent basis. The PR Card is normally issued for 5 years and can be renewed.

When you are travelling, you need a permanent resident (PR) card to prove you’re a PR holder when you return to Canada. a permanent resident is someone who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada but is not a Canadian citizen.

Express Entry is an online system that we use to manage applications for permanent residence from skilled workers. it is also the fastest way for skilled workers to migrate to Canada. Hence, it is considered as the easiest way to get Permanent Residency (PR) of Canada.

There are a few steps to obtain your PR.

  • Step 1: Find out if you’re eligible
  • Step 2: Get your documents ready
  • Step 3: Submit your profile
  • Step 4: Receive an invitation and apply for permanent residence

As a permanent resident, you and your dependents have:

  • The Right to receive most social benefits that Canadian citizens receive, including health care coverage.
  • The Right to receive free education.
  • The Right to live, work or study anywhere in Canada.
  • The Right to apply for Canadian citizenship after a period of residence.
  • Protection under Canadian law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

As a permanent resident, you also must pay taxes, and respect all Canadian laws at the federal, provincial and municipal levels.