Caregiver Program

Are you a caregiver who provides child care or home support for seniors or people with disabilities?

After two years working as a caregiver in Canada, you can apply for permanent residence under the Government of Canada’s Caregiver Program.

Who can apply?

The Caregiver Program is open to skilled or semi-skilled foreign nationals. You must meet certain requirements, including language skills, work experience and education. Your employer in Alberta must provide you with a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) and a written contract.

Use the Come to Canada tool to find out if you meet the requirements for this program.

How do I apply to the Caregiver Program?

After two years working as a caregiver in Canada, you can apply for permanent residence through one of the following options: