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How to immigrate to Canada from Dubai, UAE

For Skilled Workers and Professionals, Express Entry is a great option. Express Entry Program operates under federal economic immigration programs:

Canadian provinces and territories have access to the Express Entry Pool as well. This allows them to select and recruit candidates as per the provinces’ labor market needs.  


Another option is the Quebec Skilled Workers Program

Foreign workers in UAE, who speak French and want to settle as permanent residents in the Canadian province of Quebec may be eligible for emigration to Quebec through the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. The Quebec Skilled Worker Program is a points-based program, which operates independently from the government of Canada’s own federal programs for skilled workers. Successful applicants are allowed to bring accompanying family members to Quebec. A job offer is not required.


Provincial Nominee Program

Potential immigrants under PNP should have the necessary skills, education, necessary work experience, and eligible language examination results for semi or low-skilled trades or professions.

In order to qualify under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), a Canadian province or territory must nominate an applicant.



How to start the emigration process from the United Arab Emirates to Canada?

Step 1: Consider Your Options and Your background

Skilled Worker Program has 5 different streams for getting Canadian permanent residence:

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program through Express Entry Stream (EE)

  2. Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP’s) – You are able to apply either through Express Entry or directly to the Province.

  3. Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP);

  4. Rural and Northern Pilot Immigration Program

  5. Quebec Investor Immigration Program (The federal Investor immigration currently is not operational).


Step 2. Apply for ECA (Educational Credential Assessment)


Step 3. Take a Language Test


Step 4. Calculate Your points:

  1. Eligibility for Express Entry Program (minimum 67 points)

  2. Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS)


Step 5.  Submit Expression of Interest to immigrate.

In order to be considered one will need to submit – passport details, language test results, education credential assessment report, provincial nomination (if you received one), a job offer (if you have one).

Step 6.  Complete Your Express Entry Profile

Step 7. Receive an Invitation to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence

Step 8.  Submit the application for PR status (landed immigrant status)

Step 9. Submit the passport to the nearest authorized VAC (Canadian Visa Application Center) for visa stamping)



Are You interested in immigrating to Canada from Dubai?

  1. Email us ( Your  CV/Resume, 4-5 sentences about Yourself/Family Situation, If you or your spouse took IELTS – Test results, family in Canada (if any)

  2. We review your documents and appoint a consultant/lawyer to contact you with the brief assessment

  3. You decide whether to proceed.


All our cases are handled by experienced lawyers and RCIC immigration specialists.

We adhere to the highest standards of client relationship and service.


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