If you are a citizen or resident of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and are interested in immigrating to Canada, there are several pathways available to you. Here are some of the most common ways to immigrate from the UAE to Canada:

  1. Express Entry: Express Entry is a popular immigration program that allows skilled workers to apply for permanent residency in Canada. To be eligible for Express Entry, you must have a minimum level of education and work experience, as well as proficiency in either English or French. You will also need to complete an Express Entry profile and meet the eligibility requirements for one of the three programs managed by Express Entry: the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program, or the Canadian Experience Class.
  2. Provincial Nominee Program: The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) allows provinces and territories in Canada to nominate individuals for permanent residency based on their skills, work experience, and other factors. Some provinces and territories have specific streams for international graduates and entrepreneurs, which may be of interest to individuals from the UAE.
  3. Family Sponsorship: If you have a family member who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, they may be able to sponsor you for permanent residency in Canada. The family member must meet certain eligibility requirements and commit to supporting you financially and socially for a period of time.
  4. Business Immigration: If you are a business owner or entrepreneur, there are several programs available that allow you to immigrate to Canada, such as the Start-Up Visa Program or the Self-Employed Persons Program. These programs typically require a minimum investment and a business plan.
  5. Student Visa: If you are interested in studying in Canada, obtaining a student visa may be a pathway to permanent residency. After completing your studies, you may be eligible for a post-graduation work permit, which can lead to permanent residency.

It’s important to note that the requirements and processes for immigrating to Canada can be complex and may vary depending on your specific circumstances. Therefore, it’s recommended that you consult with a professional immigration lawyer or consultant to ensure that you understand your options and the requirements for immigrating from the UAE to Canada.

Aventure Law provides a full suite of immigration law services. Please get in touch to discuss any matters pertaining to Immigration to CanadaWe also have very strong ties with professional educational consultants, if you require assistance in securing admission to a Canadian educational institution.

For further information, please contact Akshata Mandevia (akshata@aventurelaw.com) or Imran Lalani (imran.lalani@aventurelaw.com).