- Canada will remove education requirements for individuals applying under the Canadian work experience stream of the Hong Kong permanent residence pathway beginning August 15, 2023
The government of Canada will remove education requirements for individuals applying under the Canadian work experience stream (stream B) of the Hong Kong permanent residence pathway beginning August 15, 2023. As a result, Hong Kong nationals holding work experience in Canada will be eligible to apply for permanent residence status without having to carry proof of specific education.
What are the Changes?
The Canadian government will remove education requirements for Hong Kong nationals applying under the stream B permanent residence pathway effective August 15, 2023. According to the government announcement, these measures will allow the country to attract better foreign nationals interested in working and living in Canada. The removal of education requirements goes alongside Canada’s recent efforts to expand its open work permit pathways for Hong Kong nationals.
Continue to check the government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of Canada