There are varied types of Canadian visas available, which is categorized depending on your purpose and duration of stay there. There are primarily two types of visas available - the temporary visa and the permanent visa. The temporary visas are granted for individuals who travel to Canada for study, work or visit. Immigrant visas are available for those who wish to stay there permanently.

Available visa types in Canada include:

  • Student Visa

Student visas are granted for individuals seeking to take up any specialized academic courses in Canada. Student visas not only give them opportunity to study, but open up ways to work and live in this country, while you pursue your studies.

   2) Work Permit

On receiving a Canadian job offer, you can apply for a work permit here. The work permits granted here include -  traditional Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) work permit, a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) work permit or a Live-in Caregiver work permit.

    3) Immigration

Federal, Quebec and  Provincial Nomination Programs are available for skilled, semi-skilled, low skilled workers looking to migrate to Canada. The Federal Skilled Workers Program is a permanent residency visa. French language skills are very much required for those trying for skilled worker opportunity in Quebec, as this Canadian province is a French dominant one. Upon receiving adequate points in these Canadian immigration programs, you may apply for a permanent resident visa in the national government.

Family sponsorship program is also available here for the permanent residents to bring their families here, and give them a permanent resident option.