If you are considering a move to a new country, Canada is a great choice. In 2017, it was ranked #1 in the world for quality of life in the study conducted by U.S. News & World Report. And for the second year in a row, Canada took the #2 spot for best country overall.
In Canada, you will enjoy a high standard of living in a place that celebrates multi-culturalism. Given its enormous size, Canada is a sparsely populated country that is perfect for nature lovers, too. With a thriving jobs market, universal healthcare, and stable political atmosphere, you can’t go wrong with a move to Canada.
Immigration is not the easiest process, however. We’ll break down the seven easiest and most affordable ways to make your dream of living in Canada a reality.
#7 – Trade Agreements
Canada has many trade agreements with other countries that may offer you certain immigration exemptions. If you are a citizen of Chile, Jordan, Peru, Colombia, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Mexico, United States of America, Iceland, Norway, Israel, United Arab Emirate , or Panama,etc read on.
As a national of one of these countries, you could be eligible for an “intra-company transfer” if you work for a company that has either a Canadian arm of operation or a contract with a Canadian company. This is one of the easiest ways to work in Canada because you’ll be exempt from needing a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), which says that no Canadians could be found to fill the position you take Nicknamed the “NAFTA Visa,” an intra-company transfer allows you to work in Canada for your company or its subsidiary, branch, affiliate, or parent company. After you’ve lived and worked in Canada for 12 months, you can apply for permanent residence through the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) or through a Provincial Nominee Program.