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Currently there are two streams of Home Child Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot.
These are 5-year pilot programs which will allow qualified caregivers and their family
members by providing a pathway to becoming permanent residents.
Currently, caregivers who have work experience as a Home Child Care Provider, NOC
4411 (44100 after November 16, 2022) or Home Support Worker, NOC 4412 (44101
after November 16, 2022) can apply for a permanent residence if they have a job offer
in Canada as a caregiver or have work experience in Canada as a caregiver.
Through these pilots, the approved applicant gets an open occupation-restricted work
permit which does not need a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).
Application process for PR under these pilot programs varies depending on the situation of the applicant and the number of years of qualifying work experience they possess.
If the applicant does not haved Canadian caregiver experience (but have foreign work
experience as a caregiver) should follow following process to be able to come to
Canada, work and apply for permanent residency;
Family members of a caregiver pilot programs can accompany them to Canada and
work or study after obtaining appropriate permits.
Currently IRCC is still accepting applications for home support worker pilot. Application
for home child care provider pilot is currently closed but will open on January 01, 2023.
Eligibility criteria for caregiver pilot programs;