Eligible Hong Kong Residents Can Now Apply for Permanent Residency under the Temporary Public Policy
2 New Pathways AreStream A In-Canada Graduates
Pathway B Canadian work experience
On May 17, 2021, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced a new temporary public policy to facilitate granting of permanent residence to eligible Hong Kong residents.This policy is in response to concerns raised by the recent security law that China has imposed for Hong Kong.
To be eligible, regardless of which pathway you are applying, you must hold a valid Hong Kong passport, and are physically residing in Canada with a legal immigration status.
Depend on your situation, you may apply under one of the following pathways.
Eligibility for Stream A In-Canada Graduates
Eligibility for Stream B Canadian work experience
Eligibility for Family Members
The Principal Applicant’s family members must also meet the eligibility conditions set out in this public policy. For further details, please consult with one of our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants
This is not a legal document.
For legal information, see the: Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, Citizenship Act, Citizenship Regulations