Permanent residency is a person’s resident status in a country of which they are not citizens.
✓ This is usually for a permanent period; a person with such status is known as a permanent resident.
✓ In the United States, such a person is officially referred to as a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR).
✓ Permanent residency itself is distinct from the right of abode, which waives immigration control for such persons.
✓ Persons having permanent residency still require immigration control if they do not have right of abode.
✓ A right of abode automatically grants people permanent residency. This status also gives work permit in most cases.
Permanent Residency in CANADA:
Permanent residency in Canada is a status granting someone who is not a Canadian citizen the right to live and work in Canada without any time limit on their stay.
Categories for foreigners who have the following include:
Permanent Residency in Australia:
Find the right visa for you;
✓ Family-Based Permanent Residency
✓ If you have an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident family member, you may be eligible to immigrate to Australia. Migrant visas are available for:
There are numerous paths to Australian permanent residency through the worker category. The migrant worker categories are:
✓ Employer Sponsored Workers: When an Australian employer sponsors a foreign national work in Australia.
✓ General Skilled Migration: For people that are not sponsored by Australian employers but possess a skill valued in Australia.
✓ Skill Select: For workers possessing certain skills that Australia is in need of.
✓ Doctors and Nurses: Permanent residency is available to doctors and nurses on a need-only basis.
PERMANENT RESIDENCY IN NEW ZEALAND:
Things To Know:
✓ If you want to travel, your Permanent Resident Visa will need to be in a valid passport.
✓ You may need to apply to transfer your permanent resident visa to a new passport.
✓ Non-principal applicants can’t apply for permanent residence before the principal applicant unless a non-principal exception applies.
✓ If we’re unable to grant you a Permanent Resident Visa, we may be able to offer you another resident visa or a variation of your resident visa travel conditions.
✓ This would give you more time to travel to and from New Zealand as a resident.