Many people would like to move to Canada due to its beauty but have no idea where even to start the process of becoming a legal resident. If you are one of these people, who would like to move to Canada but have no idea where to start. By reading this, you will have a basic understanding of the steps of the process of moving to Canada.


An eligibility check is the first phase of attempting to become a permanent resident of Canada. The eligibility test asks questions such as your nationality, age, language ability, family members, education, your work experience, your income, and any job offers you currently have. Based on your answers, they will tell you what, if any, program you are eligible for.



There are many various kinds of ways you can become a legal resident. It is important you choose the one that best suits you. You can become a legal resident by being a skilled worker, a business worker, provincial nomination program, or Canada experience class.


Finding out which type of visa you qualify for is necessary for this process. Each visa requires a different application. Once you figure out which visa works best for you, you can start the application process, and of course, you will have to pay an application fee which is between 1,200 to 1,300 dollars.



Now it is time to wait for your visa. It is important to know that even if you do the express entry form, it can still take up to 6 months just to hear an answer. The wait time is long, and therefore it is important to get your application in as soon as you know you want to move to Canada.