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How to Immigrate to Canada without Job offer?


Main Immigration programs of Canada, such as Express Entry System and Provincial Nomine Program (PNP)offer you the pathway to apply Canada PR without a job offer.

All prepared to apply for permanent residency in Canada, but holding back due to the absence of a job offer? Although a job offer obtained from Canadian employer earn some valuable immigration points for you, it is also true that you can do without it.

It means you can Immigrate to Canada without a job offer from a Canadian employer. All you need to do is choose the right immigration program to apply and follow the process diligently.

What are the immigration programs to apply Canada PR without a job offer?

There are two key immigration programs basically that offer Canada PR without a job offer, i.e.

Every year, tens of thousands of people apply for a Skilled PR visa in Canada through these two top immigration programs.

Apply in Express Entry System without a job offer?

The Express Entry system is the fastest and most popular online point-based immigration system of Canada launched by the federal government in January 2015. There are six selection factors, i.e.

  • Age
  • Education
  • Work Experience
  • Language Skills (English or French)
  • Arranged Employment
  • Adaptability

As an applicant, you get points in the EE system based on the six selection factors mentioned above. However, the last two factors are not compulsory.

Apply in PNP without a job offer

Few provinces in Canada also offer a pathway for permanent residency in Canada without job offer through their respective Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Most provinces in Canada have their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) to select the suitable immigrant workers and nominate them for Canadian permanent residency. However, not all of them offer the PR pathway without job offer requirement.

Find out the key PNPs of Canada that doesn’t demand any job offer from the applicants:

  • Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
  • Occupation in-demand subcategory
  • Express Entry Subcategory
  • Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)
  • Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Category B
  • Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
  • Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
  • Skilled Worker Stream
  • Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
  • Alberta Express Entry Stream

Get PR first and then apply for a job in Canada

You can apply for a job in Canada, after getting approval for PR. Usually, your Canada PR Visa remains valid as long as your medical certificate is valid, which you have produced as part of your Canadian PR visa application process. And the validity of the medical certificate is often around 12 months.

Hence, you need to move to Canada within this period, otherwise that PR approval gets expired. So, the 12 months’ time you get for landing in Canada, you can search and obtain a suitable job offer in Canada.

How to get a job in Canada from India?

If you are wondering how to get a job in Canada from India, here are the few key tips for you:

  • The job bank account¬†is not mandatory these days, when you create express entry profile, however, if you want to get the job offer, you must also create a job bank account, while registering your profile in EE system.
  • Search the job websites, which list the open jobs and vacancies in Canada, i.e.,, etc.
  • Placement agencies¬†and recruitment consultants also share good options to search and¬†apply for Canada’s job from India.
  • LinkedIn Profile¬†can also apply for jobs in Canada, adding Canadian employers first in your profile.

Contact ICCRC registered Canada Migration expert to apply Canada PR

Suppose you want to apply Canadian PR this year. In that case, you may contact with qualified and vastly experienced Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue- the top and trusted Immigration and Visa Consultancy Company specialized in Canada Immigration and permanent residency process. The VA Team has an exceptional success rate in helping the applicants get the approval of PR visa from the immigration office.

You may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.

Disclaimer: Visas Avenue does not offer consultancy on overseas jobs/work permits/international or domestic placements, etc. We are primarily an immigration advisory company that offers consultation for worldwide immigration options. We are not associated with any government authority or department of immigration. Visas Avenue does not have any branch in Ludhiana or anywhere else in Punjab region.


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