How to immigrate to Canada from Lebanon?

Planning to immigrate from Lebanon to Canada is your best choice as a Lebanese because you can find about 200,000 to 400,000 Lebanese Canadians in Canada, mostly they are concentrated in Quebec and Ontario, So Quebec and Montreal are always considered by Lebanese Canadians as their home.

Due to these numbers of Lebanese living in Canada, you won’t feel lost but you will feel that you are in your home. In this blog, we will show you how you can start your journey of immigrating to Canada.

How to immigrate to Canada from Lebanon?

What are the best Canadian immigration programs for Lebanese?

We will discuss the most suitable immigration programs for Lebanese in the following:

The Express Entry program is considered the fastest way to immigrate to Canada, and it helps immigrants to organize the application process to get Canadian permanent residence.

If you are a skilled worker or you have strong educational qualifications so this program is for you.

Also, Express Entry has 3 main streams:

  1. Federal Skilled Workers Program (FSWP)
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  3. Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories, each province has its population, economy, and needs.

Provincial Nominee Program can be the fastest way to get permanent Residence in Canada.

If you got nominated by the Provincial Nominee Program which is aligned with Express Entry, this will get you 600 points in the Comprehensive Ranking System which will probably let you guarantee to have an invitation to apply (ITA).

To sponsor a family member, you must:

  1. Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
  2. Be at least 18 years old.
  3. Be ready financially to cover this family member.

Montreal which is the largest city in Quebec has almost 3% of Lebanese-Canadians in its population. Lebanese with French language as their first language choose this program because Quebec is primarily French-speaking so it is always their first choice.

What are the requirements for a tourist visa for a Lebanese citizen?

Requirements for the tourist visa are:

  • Visa application: you can fill out our free assessment form and we will assist you in this process.
  • A valid passport: you have to have a photocopy of this passport.
  • Cover letter: it must include who is/are applying with you.
  • Travel itinerary: you don’t have to risk your money on a flight and hotel reservation before your visa is approved you can get only travel reservations to and from the country in your name.
  • Proof of accommodation: you have to provide your destination during this visit.
  • Documents related to your work: prove that you have a current job in your country and you will come back to it after this visit.
  • Bank statement: provide your bank statement for the last 6 months.
  • Financial Documents.

Find out if you are eligible to get in Canada

How much is a visit visa from Lebanon to Canada?

Visa fee to Canada varies if you will visit Canada by yourself or with your family, and here are the fees:

  • The visa fee for you to travel by yourself is 100 CAD.
  • While visa fee for you and 5 members of your family or more is 500 CAD.

And the Biometrics fee:

  • 85 CAD for a single person.
  • While it is 170 CAD for a family of 2 or more.

Immigrating to Canada from Lebanon isn’t a complicated process, you just need to plan what you have to do before taking any step. By following the previous steps, you can increase your chances of a successful immigration journey. Start by researching and understanding the various immigration programs available, such as Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Programs.

Gather all the necessary documents and meet the eligibility criteria. Improve your language skills, particularly in English or French, as they are essential for integration into Canadian society. Consider seeking professional guidance which we can provide you. Lastly, be patient and persistent, as immigration can be a lengthy and complex process. With determination and the right resources, your dream of immigrating to Canada can become a reality. Good luck on your immigration journey!

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