Public Policy
Public policy for recent international graduates & TFWs

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Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has announced a new public policy to grant PR status that targets individuals in Canada who recently graduated or accumulated at least 1 year of work experience in essential NOC codes.

Public policy at a glance:

3 Streams for English Speaking Applicants

International graduates
Temporary foreign workers
Associate, Bachelor, Master or above
College diploma or certificate
DVS-AVS
graduated after Jan 2017
graduated after Jan 2017
graduated after Jan 2017
CLB5
CLB5
CLB5
*
1 Certificate that led to these NOC codes OR 2 Certificates, each last for at least 8 months in length
each last at least 900hrs for a total of 1800 hrs
Residing outside Quebec
Residing outside Quebec
Residing outside Quebec
    Program CAP 40000 OR Until November 5th, 2021 whichever comes first

Other common requirements

    Must reside outside Quebec.
    Must be working at the time of application.
    Must reside in Canada at the time of the application until a decision is made.
    Must have valid legal status
    Must submit an application accordingly
    Must not be inadmissible
Stream A - Health care workers
Stream B - Other essential workers
1 Year of work experience in this list
1 Year of work experience in this list
CLB4
CLB4
Can be combined with other NOCs in this list
Can be combined with other NOCs in this list or this list
CAP: 20000
CAP: 30000

Other common requirements

    Must reside outside Quebec.
    Must be working at the time of application.
    Must reside in Canada at the time of the application until a decision is made.
    Must have valid legal status
    Must submit an application accordingly
    Must not be inadmissible

3 Streams for Francophone Applicants

International graduates
Temporary foreign workers
Associate, Bachelor, Master or above
College diploma or certificate
DVS-AVS
graduated after Jan 2017
graduated after Jan 2017
graduated after Jan 2017
CLB5
CLB5
CLB5
*
1 Certificate that led to these NOC codes OR 2 Certificates, each last for at least 8 months in length
each last at least 900hrs for a total of 1800 hrs
Residing outside Quebec
Residing outside Quebec
Residing outside Quebec
There is no Cap under this stream

Other common requirements

    Must reside outside Quebec. ( Establish the intention)
    Must be working at the time of application.
    Must reside in Canada at the time of the application until a decision is made.
    Must have valid legal status
    Must submit an application accordingly
    Must not be inadmissible
Stream A - Health care workers
Stream B - Other essential workers
1 Year of work experience in this list
1 Year of work experience in this list
CLB4
CLB4
Can be combined with other NOCs in this list
Can be combined with other NOCs in this list or this list
NO CAP
NO CAP

Other common requirements

    Must reside outside Quebec. ( Establish the intention)
    Must be working at the time of application.
    Must reside in Canada at the time of the application until a decision is made.
    Must have valid legal status
    Must submit an application accordingly
    Must not be inadmissible
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