Effective August 1, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada has changed its definition of a dependent child for its immigration programs. A dependent child must be under 19 years of age, instead of the previous limit of under 22 years of age. Find out more about the change in the definition of a dependent child. New application kits, forms and fee information are now available. These new forms must be used starting August 1, 2014. Use this web tool to determine how your application may be affected.
There are different programs that allow you to immigrate to Canada permanently. Answer a few questions to find out what immigration programs you can apply for.
If you already know which program you want to apply for, find out how to do so below:
- Express Entry
- Quebec-selected skilled workers
- Start-up visa
- Self-employed Persons Program
- Family sponsorship
- Provincial nominees
Terminated programs: Federal Immigrant Investor and Entrepreneurs
On June 19, 2014, applications still in the backlog of the federal Immigrant Investor Program and Entrepreneur Program were terminated. Find out how you may be affected.
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