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Permanent Residency Pathway for

International Students

In addition to the Federal Skilled Worker Program and the Canadian Experience Class, many Provincial Nominee Programs have streams for eligible international students with the right combination of education, experience, and language skills to become PRs.



01/ Age 
    NO requirement. 18-45 preferred.

02/ Language requirements
    Academic Language proficiency test
    CLB 5 and above Preferred (IELTS: Listening 5/Speaking 5/Writing 5/Reading 4).  
    CLB 4 and under would spend more time on Prerequisite English Language Course.

03/ Education
   At least high school graduation and have high school official transcript.

Application Process

English Language School



Apply for Academic Program

Receive Letter of Acceptance

Apply for Study Permit

Receive Study Permit

2-6 months

2-3 months

1 month

2-3 months

Attend Academic Program

Obtain Graduation Certificate

12-24 months

Apply for Post-Graduation Work Permit

Receive Post-Graduation Work Permit

2-3 months

Through one of the pathways below to apply for Permanent Residency

PR Available PNP Program for International students

Manitoba International student Stream
Manitoba Skilled worker Stream
Enrolled in a New Brunswick publicly-funded post-secondary institution
Working for a New Brunswick employer
Atlantic Provinces - Study and Stay
Federal Express Entry - Canadian Experience Class
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