Canada the desired settlement for Nigerians

Know all about the immigration process from Nigeria to Canada

Years after 2014 have witnessed a threefold increase in Nigerian Population settling in the lands of Canada on the basis of PR.

What is the drive behind Nigerian immigration to Canada?

Nigeria was the fourth-driving source nation of foreigners to Canada in 2019 with an aggregate of 12,600 Nigerians becoming permanent resident occupants in that year alone. As a PR holder of Canada, you can live and work anyplace in the nation and have an advantage to free medical care and social administrations in addition to partake in an astounding personal satisfaction loaded up with more conveniences and open positions.

Therefore, more Nigerian skilled labour force aspires to come to nations like Canada.

Canada is an alluring and a place full of opportunities for Nigerians on the grounds that it offers financial freedoms in areas which are interesting to Nigerian experts, like oil and gas, ICT, medical care, and other STEM-related fields.

Nigeria is the fourth important nation getting ITA’s after India, China and the Philippines.

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What are the different ways to migrate from Nigeria to Canada?

The initial step is to choose where you need to live in Canada and afterward discover a visa program that is appropriate for you. Below mentioned are the five most well-known ways you can immigrate to Canada from Nigeria:

  1. One way to immigrate to Canada is by receiving an ITA from the Canadian authorities called Canada express entry.
  2. You can also immigrate to the land of maple leaves by applying for PNP best suited according to your profile known Canada PNP
  3. Young aspirants can also live in Canada on a study permit and can work part time to accommodate their stay on a Post-Graduation Work Permit.
  4. There is also an option of Atlantic immigration pilot program where in you need a job offer letter which should be valid for minimum 1 year from Atlantic Canadian province.
  5. Work permit is another option for Nigerian immigrants looking for a short term stay for better income opportunities; there are other streams as well such as Home Care Provider Pilot or Agri- Food Immigration Pilot.


Immigration Process from Nigeria to Canada

  • Step 1:
    First an individual needs to get his/her file technically evaluated irrespective of which country they live in, as technical assessment helps the aspirant in knowing his or her eligibility and best suited options , NOC code, program, province etc.
  • Step 2:
    After the aspirant is sure about his/her eligibility the next step is to get the ECA done by the designated body.
    While awaiting your ECA reports you can write your IELTS in the meantime where in you need to score CLB 7 to be eligible.
  • Step 3:
    After you are done with your English Proficiency Test and ECA you can file for Express Entry upon meeting the FSWP criteria or FSTP or CEC criteria.
    If in case a person lacks somewhere in the Express Entry criteria they can also apply for Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).
  • Step 4:
    ITA Once you receive Invitation to Apply you have 60 days to submit an electronic application for permanent residence (EAPR) where in you need to submit all your documents and PR filing fee.
    After submitting all your documents you await the decision of IRCC once the processing is done,
  • Step 5:
    You need to get your PCC and medical examination done.You also have to get your biometrics done and send your original passport for stamping
  • Step 6:
    Now you have to collect your passport and visa and fly away to your destination within the Entry date.

Conclusion: Perhaps the most ideal approach to expand a CRS score is with a proposition for employment, which can be worth 200 or 50 points relying upon the ability level. A few of Canada's provinces additionally work Express Entry streams, permitting them the most talented labourers from the pool.

A province nomination is worth 600 points and viably ensures an Invitation to Apply.

In the event that you meet the necessities, Express Entry can be a quick method to accomplish Canada movement, with target handling seasons of a half year once the full application is gotten

So, why delay your chances of getting a timely PR. Apply for your PR now with Aptech Global.

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