Immigrating to Canada permanently is an exciting opportunity. However, there are several things you should consider before you apply to be a permanent resident.

If you want to immigrate to Canada, there are a few different ways to apply. You will need to decide which immigration program will work best for you and your family. Find out about the requirements and the steps to apply in each category:

For people who want to settle and work in Canada and outside of Quebec

For people selected by the Quebec government to settle and work in Quebec

For people who have recent Canadian work experience or have graduated and recently worked in Canada

For people who want to start a business in Canada

One of Canada’s provinces or territories can nominate you to settle and work there

How to sponsor a family member to join you here if you are a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen