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A caregiver is a person who resides in and provides child care, senior home support care or care of the disabled without supervision in the private household in Canada where the person being cared for resides.

After receiving a work permit, caregivers will have 36 months to complete a total of 24 months of work experience in the designated occupation.

Three paths to secure Permanent Status-

You must meet the requirements of the program to be eligible to apply.

  • They should have worked full-time for at least 24 months or a total of 3,900 hours within the last four years.
  • Full-time work equates to 30 hours per week
  • Work does not count if performed during studies.
  • Meet language benchmark of CLB 5 or 7 depending upon the NOC
  • Have Canadian post-secondary education of at least one year or foreign credential with ECA report

The June 2019 changes to the Canada’s caregiver program streamline the hiring process for both employers and caregivers. The changes also ease the work permit and permanent residence eligibility requirements for caregivers.