Which is the best way to immigrate to Canada? I want to live and work in Canada permanently.
Be careful now.
The other respondents all want you to spend money.
Don’t waste your money on agents or lawyers, the Canadian immigration selection system is set up for you to do-it-yourself and based on a point system, greatly favouring the young and the best educated immigrants.
It is easy to find out where you may fit in, what kind of visa to apply for and how long the process will take. Spend the next 15 min CAREFULLY reading and answering all the qustions on this web-page.
It takes from one to five YEARS to get a visa after you have submitted a COMPLETE application, with every single sheet filled in CORRECTLY, so be patient. The total costs, including your medical examinations and more, is in the order of CAD 1,500 to CAD 2,000.
Also, start saving your money. You must prove that you have the equivalence of CAD 12,500 for a single person, more for a family, BEFORE you will get your visa. All immigrants are expected to have enough money to look after themselves for the first few months.
Remember, having an agent, lawyer or anyone else “helping” you will not make the process faster. It may even slow it down as they draw out the process to be