Live-in Caregiver Residence Permit (Option 1)

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You may be eligible to apply for permanent residence in Canada after you have had the following work experience under the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP):

· 24 months of authorized full-time live-in employment.

· The work experience must be acquired within four years of your date of arrival.

· You have a valid work permit to work in a home offering live-in care for children, seniors or the disabled.

To attain Permanent Residency under the LCP program, you need to have a LCP work permit. To know how to obtain it check: Apply for LCP Work Permit.

Your work experience under the Live-in Caregiver Program may also allow you to apply for permanent residence through the 'Caring for Children' or 'Caring for People with High Medical Needs' pathway.

Application Process:

· Get your application package.

· Fill up all the forms as guided.

· Gather all documents, forms, applications along with the fee and mail them to the Case Processing Center in Edmonton, Canada.

NOTE: You need to give your fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when you apply for permanent residence if you are from Europe, the Middle East or Africa.

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DURATION

Lifelong Month(s)

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CITIZENSHIP

36 Month(s)

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FEES

764

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P. RESIDENCY

1 Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Medium

Eligibility Requirements for the Live-in Caregiver Residence Permit (Option 1)

3 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have been working in Canada under the Live-in Caregiver Program for at least 24 months.
  • You must have a valid work permit to work in a home offering live-in care for children, seniors or the disabled.
  • Your work experience must be acquired within four years of your date of arrival.

Document Requirements for the Live-in Caregiver Residence Permit (Option 1)

16 Document Required

  • Letter from current employer with start date and that you still work for them.
  • Contracts with current and previous employer.
  • Statement of earnings showing working hours and deductions made by employers.
  • Record of wages and deduction sent to Canada Revenue Authority (CRA) by employer.
  • Record of Employment (ROE) from all previous employers.
  • Assessment notice issued by Canada Revenue Authority(CRA) by employer from the date you entered Canada as a Live- in Caregiver Program.
  • Photocopies of valid passport pages of you and each of family member.
  • Two passport size photos of you and all family members in Canada with the name and date of birth printed on only 1 of those photos.
  • Birth certificates and or baptismal certificates for you and all your family members.
  • If you are married, include marriage certificate, proof of common law-relationships (if applicable).
  • Divorce, annulments or death certificates, if you were previously married. Custody papers of dependent children (if applicable).
  • Originals of all police certificates for you and all family members (Include details of criminal conviction, if applicable).
  • Photocopy of pardon obtained from National Parole board (if applicable).
  • Certified translation of documents that are not in English.
  • Copy of receipt showing amount paid.
  • This document checklist (IMM 5282), check link to get it.

Talent Migration data for Canada

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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