It is no longer news that there is an upswing in the number of Nigerians immigrating to Canada. As a matter of fact, Nigeria is one of the major countries with an influx of her citizens into Canada adding to the populace; reports show that more than 15,000 Nigerians moved to Canada in 2021.
The reason many Nigerians are moving to Canada is not farfetched as it presents an abundance of opportunities not readily accessible to most of them in Nigeria and arguably, Africa at large even as Canada is well known for political dependability, flourishing economy, and universally accredited great educational standard which makes Canada a top objective for Nigerian migrants.
Taking the above into consideration, would you like to migrate from Nigeria to Canada but don’t know what possible options to explore?
Here are three valid routes to relocate legally to Canada…
- Express Passage/Entry program
Express Passage/Entry is the quickest and most famous pathway for people looking to relocate to Canada. Express Section coordinates and cycles applications for individuals who wish to move to Canada and eventually make Canada their home.
Candidates with college or professional educations with talented work insight and moderate capability in English and possibly French are ideal applicants. Consequently, Nigerian experts often do well in the Express Section pool.
Candidates who meet all requirements for the accompanying projects are additionally qualified to present an application under the Express Passage/Entry program:
Federal Skilled Worker (FSW)
Federal Skilled Trades (FST)
- Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs)
Every one of Canada’s thirteen areas and regions works its own migration programs, called Provincial Nominee Programs, or PNPs. Provincial Nominee Programs or PNPs. As the territories have various populations and economies, their migration programs are special and worked to accommodate their financial and segment needs. PNPs are a famous choice since they can be the quickest pathway to Canadian Permanent Residence.
In the event that you are selected through a PNP which is lined up with Express Passage, you will get 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. This means that you are basically ensured to get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for an extremely durable home in the following Express Section draw.
- Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program
Canada makes room for everyone and those with an enterprising spirit are not left out which is why you might qualify to move to Canada through the startup visa program.
In a bid to search for capable business visionaries that are keen on starting organizations that will boost the Canadian economy while setting out work open doors for its occupants, Canada has opened her doors to qualified competitors to enable them to come to Canada on a work license to establish their business.
What amount does it cost to move to Canada from Nigeria?
The expense of moving to Canada will differ contingent upon which program you are applying through and will fluctuate by family size, beginning at around $15,000 for a single applicant and $20,000 for a couple.
Do you need the IELTS to move to Canada from Nigeria?
If you have any desire to move to Canada from Nigeria, you will likely have to take one of Canada’s true language tests. Practically all Canadian movement programs expect applicants to provide French or English language results from an approved association.
To exhibit your English language capacity, you can take either the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) test. Both CELPIP and IELTS have testing areas in Nigeria.
The Canadian government doesn’t have a favored test; you can pick whichever one is generally helpful for you.
Which choice is appropriate for me?
eLegal Consultants have a team of immigration lawyers that can counsel you toward making your decision.
The above routes are a few examples of possible ways to relocate to Canada legally and efficiently. Our firm is committed to assisting you in your Canadian relocation arrangement.