The Canadian Immigration department will accept applications to its new caregiver immigration pilots on June 18. The Home Child Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot will replace the Caring for Children and Caring for People with high medical needs pilots and will provide eligible caregivers with a pathway to permanent residence once they’ve acquired two years of Canadian work experience.
Applications filed to the Caring for Children and Caring for People with high medical needs pilots before June 18 will still be processed, but applications will no longer be accepted from today onwards.
The Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker Pilots will only provide work permits to whom already having a job offer in Canada and who meet the following criteria:
Caregivers already living and working in Canada who meets these criteria can also apply for permanent residence through new pilots.
The following NOC codes are under different Caregivers pilot project:
The processing time of the new pilot will have a 12-month processing standard for work permit applications and a six-month processing time for applications who meet the work experience requirement
Important updates to new pilots:
The below mentioned are major changes for the new caregiver High Medical Needs Pilot Program:
The new Pilots maximum application target is fixed at a maximum of 2,750 numbers per year, for a total of 5,500 principal applicants plus their immediate family.
The caregiver pathway extended!
The IRCC announced that it will reopen its Interim Pathway for caregivers to new applications on July 8, 2019. This pathway will remain open for three months.
The applicants who have acquired work experience in Canada since November 30, 2014, as a home childcare provider, home support worker or a combination of both through Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
The NOC group 4411 or 4412 caregivers will reopen to those who intend to reside outside Quebec and have:
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