As the United States continues to restrict the number of employment-based immigrant visas, many Indian nationals are choosing to trade their jobs in the U.S. for the chance to immigrate permanently to Canada.
There are many options to immigrate to Canada from India. In fact, Indian nationals have the highest success rate when applying for Canadian immigration compared to any other country. In this post, we break down the best ways to immigrate to Canada from India today!
India has long been a top source country of Canadian immigrants. The number of Indians who became permanent residents in Canada increased from 39,340 in 2016 to 85,585 in 2019.
While an Indian skilled worker could potentially wait decades before obtaining permanent residence in the US, Canada’s immigration system allows skilled workers to apply directly for permanent residence if they qualify for a program. If granted permanent residency, a person is given the right to live and work anywhere in Canada, plus access to Canadian universal healthcare and social services.
Here are four of the easiest ways for Indian nationals to obtain Canadian permanent residence: