August 18, 2023, marks the implementation of two major improvements to the Canada Agri-Food Pilot for Permanent Residency (PR). First off, Canada is now allowing
August 18, 2023, marks the implementation of two major improvements to the Canada Agri-Food Pilot for Permanent Residency (PR).
First off, Canada is now allowing all Agri-Food Pilot participants’ families to apply for open work permits.
Second, Canadian immigration will now accept union reference letters in place of employer reference letters to verify an applicant’s employment history.
Eligibility for Canada Agri Food Pilot
If they match the criteria specified below, people living inside or outside of Canada may apply for permanent residency through the Agri Food Pilot program:
You have had three years’ worth of cumulative, non-seasonal, full-time experience in at least one of the following fields:
- At least one eligible Agri-Food position in a qualified industry.
- This experience must have been acquired while working under an LMIA-based work visa for at least a year.
- You’ve been offered full-time, permanent, non-seasonal work in one of the Agri-Food businesses that qualifies.
- Your education is equivalent to a high school diploma in Canada.
- Reach the required benchmark on one of the language competence tests listed below: