Live-In Caregiver

Live-In Caregiver Program

Individuals wishing to come to Canada to work as a live-in caregiver must apply for a regular work permit. In most cases, you can apply online at a visa office. There are opportunities to fast track your application if you live outside of Canada if you choose to enter the Global Skills Strategy program but generally thousands of applications are received every year, therefore it is to your advantage to understand what is involved in the application process to achieve success.

You will need documentation to prove the following to gain your work permit:

  • You will leave Canada when your work permit expires
  • Financially able to care for yourself and your family
  • Police clearance certificate
  • Good health
  • Type of employment

It is important to note that once you are in Canada and working as a live-in caregiver for two years you can begin the application process to apply for permanent residency status.

At Preszler Law, we understand how incomplete applications can delay your permit and can cause families to wait for care. Our Immigration Lawyers take pride in helping individuals who require assistance in Canadian and US immigration matters. Contact our law firm today to request a consultation with a member of our immigration legal team and let us help you get started with your application.


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