The US citizens and non-residents of Canada can benefit largely from the various immigration programs for migrating to Canada. The close political and economic relationship between Canada and USA helps in favouring US citizens for a visit, work or study in Canada.
With a valid US passport, any individual can visit Canada and spend a maximum period of 6 months. Applicants need to apply for a visitor visa or Electronic Travel Authorization (mandatory for air travel).
Study in Canada
International students in Canada are allowed to work while studying in Canada. There is no need to apply for a work permit as students can spend 20 hours a week during the academic season and full-time during breaks. One can even apply for Post Graduate Work Permit for extended stay and work experience.
Work in Canada
Individuals looking to work in Canada can apply for various types of work permits like
- North American Free Trade Agreement
- Spousal Open Work Permit
Immigrating to Canada
For US citizens, Canada offers several immigration procedures like
- Express Entry
- Family Sponsorship.
- Business and Investor Immigration
Challenges for immigrating to Canada
Meeting the admissibility requirements is mandatory to have both temporary residency or permanent residency status. Medical, financial, criminal or any other admissibility issues can restrict the immigration process.
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