Canada’s latest temporary caregiver Immigration route is now available for application, and it aims to give chance to applicants who were not able to qualify under existing programs.
This is a move for Canada to open entryways for new migrants. As indicated by studies, an expansion in the number of migrants advances the development of the economy and improves work creation.
Workers to Canada significantly affect the development of the economy. The Interim Pathway for Caregivers will remain open from March 4, 2019, to June 4, 2019.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada recently stated that the pathway is intended to moderate a portion of the disarray caused when changes were made to the caregiver system in 2014 under the last Conservative government.
The Interim Pathway for Caregivers is different from the Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Worker Pilot.
These will trade the current Caring for Children and Caring for People with severe Medical Issues programs when they lapse in November 2019.
Interim Route for Caregivers: Eligibility Conditions and Criteria
Applicants must meet the below criteria:
- Be approved to work in Canada on a work license other than a Live-in Caregiver Program work license.
- Must have intentions to live in a region or province other than Quebec.
Have with you or be:
- A Canadian school certification or credentials of no less than a secondary school certificate; or,
- An international degree, credential or certificate, alongside an equivalency evaluation issued inside five years before the day you apply, that shows that the international credential, diploma or degree is equal to the certificate obtained from a Canadian secondary school.
- You must have obtained a level of aptitude of a minimum of benchmark 5 in either official language for every one of the four language skill zones, as set out in the Canadian Language Benchmarks or the Niveaux de Compétence Linguistique Canadiens.
- From November 30, 2014, you must have obtained one year of recognized full-time Canadian work experience on a Temporary Foreign Worker Program work license in any blend of the accompanying qualified occupations:
- You have to be a Childcare provider according to the terms of NOC 44112, other than any experience as a temporary parent or foster parent.
- Home help/support specialist or related occupation, but not a maid/housekeeper, under NOC 4412.
Submitting your application
All applications for permanent residence arrangement under the Interim Pathway for Caregivers should be presented/submitted to the Case Processing Center in Edmonton.
Who is Eligible for Processing?
There is no statement on the number of complete applications IRCC will acknowledge under the Interim Pathway for Caregivers. IRCC will just recognize and process total applications submitted from March 4, 2019, to June 4, 2019.