Comparison of Canada Caregivers Permanent Residence Pathways
|Criteria||Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP)||Caring for Children (expires November 2019)||Caring for people with High Medical Needs (expires November 2019)||Interim Pathway for Caregivers (expires on June 4, 2019)|
|Work experience||Experience as an authorized full-time live-in caregiver in the LCP.||Canadian experience as ahome childcare provider.
Note: Experience as a foster parent doesn’t count.
|Canadian experience in oneof these jobs:
Note: Experience as a housekeeper doesn’t count.
|Canadian experience as a:
Your work experience must have been gained while working on a valid temporary work permit.
Note: Experience as a foster parent or housekeeper doesn’t count.
|Length of Work Experience||Within 4 years from the day an applicant entered Canada through LCP, applicant must have at least:
||24 months of full-time work in Canada in the 48 months before you apply.||24 months of full-time work in Canada in the 48 months before you apply.||12 months of full-time work in Canada since November 30, 2014.|
|Language Skills (English or French)||Language would have been assessed when applying for the first LCP work permit||CLB 5||CLB 7 if registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse
CLB 5 if licensed practical nurse, nurse aide, orderly and patient service associate, or home support worker.
|Education||Education would have been assessed when applying for the first LCP work permit.||Completed a:
Note: Review ECArequirement.
Note: Review ECA requirement.