Live-In Caregiver Application
To qualify as a live-in caregiver in Canada the individual has to apply to the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada/Service Canada in order to obtain a labour marker opinion, based on an employment contract.
Permanent Resident Status
The live-in caregiver may apply for Canadian permanent resident status after working for two years within a four year period of entering Canada, or working for 3900 hours over a 22 month period, within these four years as a live-in caregiver.
For more information regarding immigration to Canada as a live-in caregiver please complete the self assessment application and email us with your relevant background as a Live-in Caregiver or details regarding the individual you wish to sponsor under this category.
Immigration Canada has recently given live-caregivers the option of not living in the private home and caring for the individuals mentioned in the first paragraph above.