How can I determine whether I can apply for permanent residence?
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This tool guides you through some questions. Based on your responses and your situation, it will give you
- a list of options, and
- step-by-step instructions on how to apply
This tool will help you understand the requirements to immigrate to, visit, study in or work in Canada. However, to actually come to Canada, you must still submit the right application forms.
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