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Posted on February 25 2023

125,000 Temporary Residents transitioned to Canada Permanent Residents in 2022, StatCan Reports

By  Editor
Updated October 26 2023

Highlights: Increased Number of transitions for TR to PR in Canada in 2022

  • StatCan released data for TR to PR transitions in Canada in 2022.
  • The data showed an increased number of transitions from TR to PR in 2022.
  • The candidates in multiple streams were able to apply for permanent residency in Canada.
  • In 2022, around 125,000 international individuals became eligible for Canada PR.
  • International individuals help in sustaining the Canadian economy.

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Abstract: A significant number of international individuals in Canada gained permanent residency in the country in 2022.

The reports by StatCan show that a substantial number of foreign nationals gained permanent residency in Canada in 2022. The data by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada states that more than 125,000 temporary residents obtained the status of permanent residents in 2022.

The figure of 124,950 foreign nationals converting to Canada PR comprised holders of:

  • Study permit
  • Work permit through the:
    • TFWP or Temporary Foreign Worker Program
    • IMP or International Mobility Program

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Know more about the conversion of TR to PR in Canada

Detailed information about the increased number of TR to PR status conversions in Canada is given below:

Conversion of TR to PR in Canada in 2022
Program Number of PRs issued
IMP 97,665
Post-Graduate Work Permit 52,725
TFWP 7,555
Study Permit Holders 19,730

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Economic immigration boosting transition from Canada TR to PR

Canada offers multiple economic immigration programs that help international professionals with work experience in the county. For example, candidates are awarded points in their Express Entry application for their study or work experience in Canada.

The primary pathways for Canada PR include programs for regional economic immigration like:

  • Atlantic Immigration Program
  • Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot
  • Express Entry

The Canadian government also introduced more pathways that facilitated temporary residents to apply for Canada PR visas.

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