Immigrating To Canada

There are several reasons why people choose to migrate. These reasons include searching for better career opportunities, better quality of life, moving closer to family and friends, escaping political oppression, wars etc. Regardless of the reason, immigration is never an easy process.

Canada has become a destination of choice for most immigrants for various reasons. In addition to being rated by U.S. News & World Report as the second best country in the world to live in (2018) and the country with the best quality of life (2018), Canada is also one of the countries with a diverse population and good immigration policies. This page is designed to provide information to help anyone who wants to legally immigrate to Canada without using the services of a paid immigration consultant. All questions will be answered in the immigrant circle community forum.

Before we begin, we will like to state that our services are provided free and no staff of Immigrant Circle Inc. (ICI) is authorized to request money or funds from any member of the public for immigration purposes.

Canada’s Immigration Programs

Canada has several immigration programs with different eligibility requirements. These programs include:

> Express Entry
> Provincial nominees
> Quebec-selected skilled workers
> Family sponsorship
> Start-up visa
> Atlantic Immigration Pilot
> Immigrant Investors
> Caregivers
> Refugees

The Immigration Process

The first step in the Canadian immigration process is not writing the English or French examination as most people believe. Like most things in life, the success of your application is largely dependent on your understanding of the immigration program you are applying for, your suitability for the program and working out a strategy to ensure success. With this in mind, the first step would be to find out what immigration program you are eligible to apply for.

The “Come to Canada Eligibility Tool “ is an online form that determines your eligibility for the different immigration programs based on the answers you provide to question about your nationality, age, language ability, family members, education, income and/ net worth and Canadian job offer. 

Click on the button to check your eligibility.


Below is a summary of the steps required in the immigration process:

  1. Check your eligibility using the eligibility tool and confirm which of the immigration programs you are best suited for
  2. Get the the required documents (Education assessment, language tests, police report, proof of funds etc
  3. Submit your application
  4. Apply for permanent residence if invited
  5. If application is approved, pack your bags and get ready for life in your new country


 Immigration Programs

The Express Entry Process

The Express Entry is a Canadian immigration process designed to help skilled immigrants successfully immigrate to Canada. If you have ever worked in Canada or you are skilled in a trade or you have a formal education and work experience in your profession, then you may be eligible to immigrate through the Express Entry Program.

There are four immigration programs managed by the Express Entry and each of these programs have their unique eligibility criteria.

Click on the button below for more details.


Provincial Nomination

Most provinces and territories in Canada can nominate immigrants who have the education, skills and work experience to contribute to the economy of that province or territory. Such candidates must be willing to live within the province or territory that nominated them. Such candidates are nominated through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

Each province has unique eligibility criteria for its provincial nomination program. Click on the button below to find out more..

More Programs Coming Soon

Watch this space for information about other Canadian immigration programs.




*The Canadian government website is frequently updated and while we will do our best to ensure that the information on this site remains up to date, in the case of any conflict between the information on this site and the information of the government of Canada official website, the information on the government of Canada website takes precedence.