More and more young Taiwanese are deciding to uproot themselves and go abroad, and it’s not hard to see why. With Canada’s multicultural population, a high standard of living, stunning scenery, a metropolitan city, and a myriad of job opportunities, who wouldn’t want to immigrate to Canada from Taiwan? With over 70 programs to choose from, the possibilities are endless.
The process of making a life-changing decision can be quite overwhelming, but with our help streamlining the process, it will be virtually effortless. Right now, you might be asking yourself, “What makes Canada the best place to move?” Well, here are 10 reasons.
Why choose Canada?
1. Education: Education is of the highest standard in Canada and tuition up to grade 12 is funded by the federal government, which means it will cost you nothing. There is also a wide variety of higher education institutions, such as McGill University, the University of Toronto, and the University of British Columbia.
2. Multicultural – Canada was the first country in the world to make multiculturalism an official policy, in 1971, and it is one of the most diverse countries in which to live, which makes it extremely easy to acculturate while preserving its own culture.
3. Heritage Diversification: Canada offers a multitude of investment opportunities, especially in real estate.Advertisements
4. Quality of Life The standard of living in Canada is exceptionally high. Most medical care in Canada is free for permanent residents and citizens, however, it is important to note that some procedures and prescription drugs are not. Most provincial health care systems are cost-effective and accessible to everyone.
5. Less pollution: Pollution levels are considerably lower than in Taiwan. Canada ranks ninth on the list of the cleanest countries in the world for overall air quality.
6. Less populated: Taiwan is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. For a little more legroom, why not opt for cities like the laid-back city of Edmonton, Alberta, the beautiful coastline of Prince Edward Island, or one of the beautiful cities. from the prairies of Saskatchewan?
7. Entertainment: Canada is an urban playground, offering a wide variety of festivals and concerts, attracting a wide variety of international artists each year. It also has a vibrant nightlife, several art museums, historical monuments, and restaurants. For the adventurous, there are many national parks to explore, such as Banff and Jasper National Parks.
8. Affordable: In Taiwan, a 100% import tax is added to most product prices, including luxury goods, making it more expensive to purchase than in the West. Accommodation and food are also very expensive. You might expect to pay over $ 390 per month for groceries in Taiwan, while in Canada you can expect to pay around $ 214 per month, depending on the province and cities in which you live.
9. Career Opportunities There are many different jobs available in Canada that encourage growth and provide employees with the opportunity to further their education in their respective fields.
10. Inexpensive Housing Depending on the province, housing can be quite affordable, for example, the average monthly rent in New Brunswick is around $ 893 per month or $ 178,000 to buy a house. In Taiwan, however, you’re looking to pay anywhere from $ 456,603 to $ 521,832 for a house in Taipei, where most employment opportunities are found.
What Are My Options?
There are five main programs to choose from once you decide to immigrate to Canada from Taiwan.
|Federal Immigration Programs
|1. Economic Immigrants/Federal Skilled Worker Program
|This category is for skilled workers with Canadian experience who qualify under one of three categories: Skilled Worker Stream – This program is designed for candidates who are skilled in a specific in-demand trade with the necessary work experience and would like to live and work permanently in Canada. Canadian Experience Stream – This category is for applicants already living and working in Canada, with temporary status, looking to apply for permanent residency status. This category includes foreign workers and students, with an excellent command of the English and/or French language. Business Stream – Sub-categories under this stream such as entrepreneurs, self-employed immigrants and investors are aimed at applicants who have the necessary financial means, skills and work experience to practice business in Canada.
|This category is for those wanting to live and study in Canada will require a study permit as well as a tourist visa. There are certain requirements in order to qualify
|This category is for applicants with close relatives in Canada who have committed to financially support their family members while applying for residence. Permanent residents or Canadian citizens are able to sponsor their spouse, conjugal or common-law partner, dependent child as well as any relative deemed eligible under this category.
|Humanitarian and Compassionate Applicants
|These applicants qualify to apply for permanent status in Canada under the following exceptional circumstances: Settlement in Canada; Family Ties; The best interest of children; and Consequences of not granting the request. It is important to note that these circumstances are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
|This category is for applicants who are unable or afraid to return to their home country and need protection. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are able to sponsor immigrants who are deemed eligible to settle in Canada under refugee status.
What do I Need And How Do I Apply?
There are a number of requirements to apply via the Federal Skilled Worker Program:
|ID and Passport;
|Education Credential Assessment;
|Your NOC (National Occupational Classification) code;
|Provincial Nomination (if you have one);
|Job offer (if you have one);
|Police Clearance; and